Ahmed El Tayeb
Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb has praised Pope Francis as a man of humanity of a high caliber in a meeting on Thursday with a US religious dialogue delegation.
Egypt’s Al-Azhar deeply regrets the Taliban’s decision to ban Afghan women from university studies, which contradicts with the Islamic Sharia, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb said on Thursday.
Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Egypt's top Islamic authority, Al-Azhar said that extremists do not represent neither Islam nor Christianity, and that the ‘brotherly relationship’, moderation and respect for the other, is the only thing that strengthens the bonds and save humanity.
In posts on social media, Tayyeb wished the new ruler to proceed with the path of his late father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in serving the nation and spreading justice and good everywhere.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark extended greetings on Saturday to Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb on Eid Al-Fitr.
Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb extended greetings to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese and Christian people on Easter Sunday, which comes a week from now on the Orthodox calendar.
Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Egypt’s top Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, extended condolences to Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria, and the Coptic people after a priest was killed in Alexandria.
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayeb said Al-Azhar relations with the Vatican remain a model for spreading peace and tolerance and countering extremism, hate, wars, and conflicts.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, on Thursday congratulated Muslims on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha, expressing his wishes of a blessed Eid.
The Grand Imam pledges to prosecute those insulting Prophet Muhammad before international cartoons.
These caricatures insulting our great prophet, adopted by some newspapers, magazines and polices … are an explicit hatred to this true religion and its prophet
Al Azhar University President Mohamed Hussein Mahrasawy on Monday paid a visit to servicemen who were injured in terrorist attacks.
Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva praised Thursday the Islamic culture, saying it has a major effect in Portugal.
Al Azhar’s Ahmed al-Tayeb will be carrying out a religious speech on Friday in Berlin addressing Berlin community.