In light of recent global events and the attempts of some extremist groups and political parties to utilize religions for personal benefit, in addition to the growing number of Muslims around the world, some of whom do not know or understand Arabic, and in the belief of Al-Azhar University as an institution, university, and community center for the Islamic religion, not only in Egypt but around the world.
is and has been closely following and observing the latest technology to keep up with it. Al-Azhar believes that everyone, Muslim or not, has the right to ask about Muslims or the Islamic religion and receive an accurate answer. Knowledge and light are the first steps in overcoming violence and misunderstanding.
Preventing trying to allow anyone, especially young Muslims, to fall into the wrong hands.
Dr. Shawki Allam, Mufti of the Republic and Head of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities and Roles in the World, has established the "Fatwa Pro" application idea.
During his visit to the British House of Commons and Lords, the Egyptian Dar Al Iftaa initiated the launch of the application on smartphones. It supplied residents in the West with religious counsel in many languages, including English, French, and German, to deliver all fatwas of relevance to Muslims and non-Muslims, and answer their social queries.
He explained that the Egyptian Dar Al Iftaa understood the importance of technologies and information means early on in conveying its message to the entire world, confronting extremist and terrorist groups, and responding to many of the questions that Muslims and non-Muslims in Western societies have about Islam and its teachings.
The application of "Fatwa Pro" came to be in the position of a moderate mufti. It is permanent and always available.
He explained that this application provides fatwas in various languages, handled by a group of specialized and professional muftis. This is done in real-time, protecting Muslims in these societies from extremist or atheistic thoughts, and controlling the fatwa discourse.
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