President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Wednesday with Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa.
The Spokesman for the Presidency said the meeting followed up on activities of the Ministry of Religious Endowments.
Al-Rahi’s agenda will also include paying visits to some churches and monasteries as part of his pastoral visits.
The Health Ministry said on Friday evening that 822 new coronavirus cases were detected over 24 hours in Egypt, upping the total number of infections to 305,652.
A delegation of the Islamic Research Academy in Al-Azhar Institute in North Sinai organized a visit to the Diocese of Dahiyat al-Salam in Arish city, where discussed with Reverend Gabriel Ibrahim importance of raising youths’ awareness, and correcting misconceptions.
During his visit to Rome, Sheikh Ahmed El Tayyeb met with Catholic Pope Francis at the Vatican and discussed the efforts to spread the principles of the Human Fraternity Document worldwide.
Their remarks came during the meeting “Faith and Science: Towards COP26”, which takes place in The Vatican, Al Azhar said in a statement.
The Diocese of Egypt, which was formally affiliated to North Africa and the Horn of Africa, has completely turned to be an autonomous province in June 2020.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made a phone-in Wednesday evening addressing a number of awareness-related matters.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St. Mark, inaugurated the Cathedral of St. Macarius at his monastery in Wadi El-Natrun on Tuesday.
The president explained that the wrong understanding of religion can lead to the destruction of countries.
Numerous prominent Egptian and Russian scholars in the field of religion will attend the round table discussion.
The pontiff will receive no worshippers wishing to offer greetings over the occasion to avoid crowds, the spokesman added.
President Sisi said that Egyptian religious institutions are exerting great efforts to enhance the interreligious dialogue among the followers of all divine religions and promoting the awareness of common human values.
The veil of women is obligatory in Islam and a woman's modesty is a virtue that was called by all divine religions, the center said.
"A number of scholars accompanied by technically trained staff will be in charge of showing the content to the attendees, lecturing them and answering their questions," said the Grand Mufti.
The Grand Mufti praised the Saudi Council of Senior Scholars (CSS)’ decision of labeling the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group that does not represent the approach of Islam.
Azhar-affiliated observatory described the Belgian authorities’ swift response as a "positive step towards eliminating hate speech and eradicating root causes of terrorism and violence".
An old video of a stand up comedian making fun of the radio veterans at al-Quran al-Karim station that dates back to January resurfaced on social media, sparking outrage.
Tattoos with indelible ink are unanimously forbidden, he said.