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Al-Azhar’s Int’l Conference on Renewal of Islamic Thought

Tuesday، 28 January 2020 - 01:30 PM

“Al-Azhar International Conference on Renovation of Islamic Thought” was held in Cairo on  Monday 27/1/2020. The conference was attended by a number of top leaders; prominent political and religious figures; and representatives of the Awqaf (Endowments) Ministry; Dar Al-Iftaa, Egypt’s religious authority authorized with issuing religious fatwas (opinions); and Islamic councils from 41 Arab and Islamic countries.

The main themes of the conference include innovation concepts and mechanisms, the dismantling of misconceptions, women’s and family issues and the role of international, religious and academic institutions in renewing Islamic thought.

Monday 27 January 2020
Al Azhar Global Conference on Renovation of Islamic Discourse comes at a critical period and in response to repeated calls by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to renew religious discourse, Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam said on Monday 27/1/2020.

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.


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