Religious Discourse

Enlightened religious discourse vital in facing destructive extremist thought: Egypt’s President

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 12:34 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed on Wednesday that enlightened religious discourse is a most important element in facing destructive extremist thought.

Sudanese Minister of Endowment says Sisi's vision of updating religious discourse worldwide begins from Egypt

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 12:03 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has a vision of updating the religious discourse in the world with Egypt as a starting point in a way the befits the era, Sudanese Minister of Endowment Nasr el-Deen Mefreh said Monday.

Al Azhar's Islamic Research Academy launches ‘Understand Correctly’ campaign

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 01:50 GMT

The new initiative comes in light of Al-Azhar’s role in disseminating the public awareness of righteous concepts of Islam teachings.

Egypt’s Sisi calls for raising awareness of renewing religious discourse

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 08:06 GMT

The President stated that it is necessary for the imams to study humanities and new Da‘wah methods within these programs so as to hone their communication skills.

Al-Azhar to open religious center for heritage, renovation: Grand imam

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 03:11 GMT

Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the grand imam of Al-Azhar, Egypt’s top religious authority, on Monday announced establishing a new religious center, as part of the national efforts to renovate religious discourse, in a way that suits life developments.

Quran urges update of religious discourse: Al-Azhar Grand Imam

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 01:32 GMT

The grand imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb, on Monday urged the renewal of religious discourse, calling it a “pure Quranic law,” which prominent scholars saw as necessary to cope with political and social developments.

Azhar Conference: Sisi urges focusing on renewal of religious discourse

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 11:50 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi calls on religious institutions to attach great importance to the renewal of religious discourse, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said on behalf of the president, during a high-level conference hosted by Al-Azhar, Egypt’s to

Sisi to attend Azhar conference on religious discourse renewal Monday

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 11:56 GMT

A conference for Al-Azhar, Egypt’s top Islamic institution, calling for renewing religious discourse, will kick off on Monday under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Sisi says tried to persuade Mansour to run for president

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 - 12:31 GMT

I asked President Adli Mansour to run [for president] so that I remain in my place as I am [as defense minister] … and that I would make everything possible for Egypt and for you, but he said that ‘it was not possible, and that it’s okay and enough.

Egyptians in continuous struggle against terrorism: Sisi

Thu, 07 Nov 2019 - 11:57 GMT

The president affirmed that extremism, terrorism, and physical and moral destruction would not be able to prevent people from moving towards a better future.

Renewing religious discourse top demand for Islamic world: Afghan amb.

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 09:51 GMT

Afghan Ambassador to Cairo Mohamed Mohaq stressed Egypt’s initiative to renew the religious discourse is a “top demand” for the Islamic world at the meantime

EMPA Chief urges founding global institute to promote religious toleration

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 01:36 GMT

World parliaments and the UN must issue legislations, supervised by Al-Azhar and the Vatican, to criminalize the abuse of religions.

Nassar says religion turned to trade, demands banning Niqab in public places

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 09:18 GMT

Nassar was known for his decisive situations, and powerful decisions that were rarely cancelled after they were implemented.

A cleric must have a comprehensive approach: President Sisi

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 - 01:49 GMT

“Let’s restore the position of our homeland as a centre of science and culture for all humanity, and let’s revive decency and virtue in our country,” President Sisi said.

Religious institutions, 6 ministries to discuss renewing religious discourse

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 - 01:51 GMT

Parliament’s Religious and Endowments Affairs Committee will hold a meeting in the fourth round with religious institutions and relevant ministries.

Azhar official calls on Islamic institutions to combat overpopulation

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 09:38 GMT

The director of Al-Azhar International Islamic Center for Population Studies and Research condemned society's wrong beliefs concerning the overpopulation issue.

Endowments ministry to appoint female preachers in each mosque

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 03:00 GMT

The female preachers will deliver regular sermons on women, children and family affairs for female worshipers.

Parliament calls on endowments min. to discuss strategy

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 10:44 GMT

President Sisi has consistently reiterated in his speeches the significance of revolutionizing religious discourse.

Egyptian religious authorities’ efforts in facing terrorism and extremism

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 04:00 GMT

Religious authorities continue efforts to renew religious discourse, purify it from wrong beliefs and eliminate extremist ideology.

Sisi, Azhar Grand Imam review efforts against extremism

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 07:30 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb to review the continuous efforts of Al-Azhar members to renew religious discourse and.