A new law regulating preaching in mosques came into effect on Friday June 7.
Al Azhar and Awqaf missionary convoys travelled across Sinai in coordination and cooperation with the Egyptian army.
Campaigners welcome the move but remain concerned about whether the law will be enforced by police.
Al Azhar’s High Authority for Islamic Studies emphasized that singing Quranic verses with music is forbidden in Islamic jurisprudence.
Al-Azhar and the Beni Suef church both condemn the book for which author and human rights activist Karam Saber faces jail.
LGBT people face discrimination and violence in Muslim and Arab countries and considerable difficulties in seeking asylum in the West.
Pro-Morsi students were protesting at Al-Azhar university.
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called for a wave of protests to begin on Friday and escalate as Egypt's President-elect El-Sisi is sworn in.
Outgoing interim president passes seven laws, namely on tax hikes on the rich, parliamentary elections and penalties for sexual harassment and littering.
The Journalists Syndicate announced Thursday it detected 43 violations against journalists during the presidential elections.