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Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism has condemned the Zionist entity’s plans to build about 3000 settlements on lands belonging to the Orthodox Church on the border of the town of "Bayt Ṣafāfā". These plans threaten to besiege the occupied city of Jerusalem and isolate it from its...
The General Evangelical Council and the heads of the Evangelical denominations in Egypt have decided to gradually return to worship for all week-day meetings, special occasions, and retreats at all churches part of the Evangelical Community in Egypt as long as all Coronavirus measures required by...
Church leaders in Egypt wished various leaders of the Egyptian government and Islamic institutions a happy Eid al-Fitr [ʿĪd al-Fiṭr] holiday.
Ambassador Nabīla Makram ʿAbd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, welcomed bishop Bākhūm, undersecretary to the Coptic Catholic Patriarchate, and Representative Sāmiya Rafla, a member of the House of Representatives, to discuss manners of cooperation between...
Speaking at the Forum for "Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" in Abu Dhabi, Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām called for launching a special international "Charter of the New Alliance of Virtue", to defend all houses of worship.  Such a charter would take necessary measures and mechanisms to protect...
The vice president of the Salafī Call, Yāssir Burhāmī, continued to criticize the Constituent Assembly and stated that to refer to the Egyptian identity in the Constitution is a way of getting around the Muslim creed of the ummah (the Islamic nation) (Ahmad Badrāwī, al-Shurūq, Oct. 4, p. 4). This...
Other news Yāssir Burhāmī, Vice President of the Salafī Call, stated that the statement, “Religion is for God and Homeland for all” is religiously correct, conditionally. If what is meant is that religious actions have to be dedicated to God, but the homeland is vast enough to include Muslims and...
The Maspero Youth Union coordinator in Alexandria, Ramī Qashu’, stated that the union decided in coordination with the central movement in Cairo to suspend their protests due to the attack on the church in al-Warrāq until the government responds. He stated that their requests include the dismissal...
Kāmil Siddīq, Secretary of the Alexandria Millī Council, said the election of the General Millī Council as well as those in governorates is among the top-priority issues of Pope Tawāḍrūs’s agenda.
Kamāl Zākhir, Founder of the Secular Coptic Current (SCC), said that there is a tendency to hold the SCC’s 6th conference in November a few days before the meeting of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

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