Al Azhar strongly condemned the terrorist blast that targeted innocent people in Mar Girgis Church in Tanta during Palm Sunday Mass. In a statement on Sunday 9/4/2017, Al Azhar termed the attack as a hideous crime. This
Egyptian Christian Ezzat Yaacoub Ishak, who fled el-Arish in northern Sinai two days ago due to fighting, sits in his newly rented apartment, in Ismailia, 120 kilometers (75 miles)
VATICAN/CAIRO – Since their rapprochement in May 2016, the Vatican and Al-Azhar saw their first interreligious symposium last February, after several years of restrained relations. In the meanwhile and awaiting fruitful
Pope Francis received in audience in the Vatican on Monday the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheik Ahmed Muhammad Al-Tayyib. In a note, the Director of the Vatican Press Office, Fr.
Today’s invitation from a Vatican delegation to Ahmad Al-Tayyib, marked a turning point after years of frozen relations between the Holy See and the Egyptian university. Holy See spokesman, Federico
Cairo - If laws ban Muslim women from wearing the full veil (niqab), at that point, to avoid discrimination, we must also ban Christian women wearing necklaces with crosses. This
A Holy See delegation paid a visit to Al-Azhar University, the prestigious Sunni Islam centre of learning in Cairo, following strained relations over recent years.A Vatican delegation has visited Al-Azhar
Cairo - The accusations launched by the al-Azhar Observatory against the Coptic Church with regards to anti-Islamic television programs broadcast by the channels of the NileSat platform were rejected by