Holy thunderbolts, Batman!
Grand Mufti of Egypt says that Islam does not mandate death penalty for Muslims who convert to another religion.
More good news from the same guy who is battling against female genital mutilation. Yes, he seems to dance around it a bit, but he never repudiates the basic point.
Egypt is something akin to a cultural capital of the Islamic world, so this could be the beginning of a trend.
[H/t Protein Wisdom.]