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Dr. Magdy Ashour [Majdī  ʿĀshūr] , the adviser to the Mufti of the Republic, stressed that Christians in Egyptian are permitted to build churches when living under an Islamic state.
'Issām al-Bedeiwī, the Governor of Minya, opened the first Governorate's Evangelical Church in Minya after comprehensive restorations. The ceremony was also attended by Rev. Andre Zaki, Head of the Evangelical denomination in Egypt, and many other community executives and security leaders in the...
Aḥmad  ʿAbd al- Ḥamīd al-Nimr [Ahmed Abdel-Hamid El-Nemer], the supervisor of Coptic archeology, revealed that Coptic heritage is one of the most important historical legacies left for all of us. Some of the most important aspects of the Coptic heritage are the stories and narratives that have...
The author of the article cites the Egyptian Newspaper 'Infirād: It takes 16 hours to travel between the United States and Cairo. However, this distance did not stand in the way of Congressmen Dave Trout, when he proposed bill HR 5974, under the title of “The Coptic Churches Accountability Act”...
"The people of love stay alive even when they die” is a famous saying by Ibn al-Fāriḍ. This saying embodies the lived reality of millions of Egyptians, Muslims and Christians alike. Throughout Egypt, religious festivals have been held in the memory of prominent religious figures for hundreds of...
Full title: During The Ministry of Endowment’s International Conference… A Coptic Thinker: There are Two Verses in the Qur’ān That Can Resolve All of the World’s Conflicts… and Mujah Ghālib: The Parliament Constitutes Society’s Safety Valve Given its Legislative and Regulatory Roles.    One Hundred...
  "I thank the nation’s shield, the Armed Forces, for their heroic role in the restoration of the churches damaged by the Muslim Brotherhood," said Pastor ‘Andrīh Zakī, head of the Evangelical community in Egypt.
Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, affirmed that the promotion of values and morals is embodied in a common idea he shares with Pope Tawadrūs for the sake of stability and progress. This came during the inaugurational meting held at al-Azhar's headquarter and was opened by the two...
As a Muslim, I have been deeply concerned about relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt in light of the recent attacks against the Coptic community. In fact, in the wake of the Minya bus attack and the Palm Sunday church bombings, I felt that the Muslim community in Egypt wasn’t vocal...
In the building opposite the Road 9 Metro market Mr. Mahmoud Farag’s [Maḥmūd Faraj] family handcraft shop is accessible by a set of stairs.  You won’t know what to expect until you get inside and begin staring, awestruck at the artwork covering his shop.            
Tensions are high in Egypt following the brutal attack on Christians in Minya [Minyā] on May 27, leaving 29 Christians, among them ten children, dead and 25 others wounded. Father Yo’annis [Yū'annis] of Qufada  [Qufādā] told us that most of the Christians came from the dioceses of Maghagha [...
I had the pleasure of meeting Brother Mathieu Grenier, a 31 year old French seminarian in Cairo, given that becoming more acquainted with Islam is part of his studies. He is a member of the Missionaries of Divine Mercy in the parish of Toulon, France. Toulon is a city with a very high percentage of...
Last Saturday evening, I had the opportunity to attend to the annual Ramadan gathering organized by one of our CAWU board members Eng. Nagwa Raouf [Nājwā Rā'ūf], in Ezbet al-Haggana [ʿizbit al-hajāna], a very poor area close to Madinet Nasr [Madīnat Nasr] in Cairo. Ms. Nagwa [Nājwā] usually...
  Fātimah Nā'ūt wrote in her column this week:  After concluding the aired program, "al-Qāhira 360", presented by the media anchor Dīna 'Abd al-Karīm who has hosted me along with the Salafi Dā'iyah, Shaykh Mahmūd 'Āmir, and while we were on our way out of the studio, the Shaykh asked me, laughing...
Ten days ago was International Labor Day, so I chose to discover a new place in Cairo: Saint Simon the Tanner’s Monastery.  My main goal was to find the calligraphy street art from a French - Tunisian artist “El Seed” [el-Sīd]. I was following him on social media when he was working on the 50...
This was the title of the banners that were to be seen all over as ‘pilgrims’ arrived to the Air Defense Stadium for the Mass with Pope Francis.
Pope Francis is expected to arrive in Egypt tomorrow, April 28 and remain here for a visit of only 27 hours. He will thus have an unbelievably heavy schedule which will consist of several meetings, notably  with President al-Sisi, Pope Tawadros II, Catholic leaders and of course, ordinary people....
Palm Sunday signifies the beginning of the Holy Week leading up to Easter, the most important feast in the Christian calendar. It was a sad week following the attacks on two churches in Egypt that cost the lives of 45 people and injured 129 others, some of whom were Muslim policemen and guards.  
Yesterday's attacks on two Coptic Orthodox Churches were heartbreaking. The boards of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) in Egypt and the Arab-West Foundation (AWF) in the Netherlands call the terrorist attacks on Coptic Orthodox Churches in Tanta [Ṭānṭā] and Alexandria [Al-Iskandariyyah...
On one of the many times Egyptian people took the streets shouting against the French Campaign in Egypt and Syria, side by side with the Turks and the Mamluks, one of the protesters shouted, “Kill the Nasāra (the Christians) and fight them!” Soon the masses followed, chanting and killing whoever...
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