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Egyptian columnist Ḥamdī Rizq writes this week: Sectarian strife is more severe than murder, indeed, more severe than murder. Sectarian strife is the door to all evils, and God has mercy on us from sectarian strife as manifested in Minya.
After the great moments that saw Bishop Tawadros II elected as pope, who pledged, in writing and verbally, to amend the flawed 1957 statute, the congregation must participate in and have a say about the modernization of their church and its antiquated rule.
In his column this week, Egypt’s   renown writer and journalist, Ḥamdī Rizk wonders of the number of fatwas issued exclusively on women, referring to the report released by the Global Fatwa Index in the Egyptian Fatwa House, in Arabic Dār al-Iftāʾ, that states that 12% of all the fatwas issued by...
Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī did not break the presidential promise made by President al-Sīsī to reconcile the status of all the Egyptian churches. At the meeting of the "Main Committee for the Regulation of the Status of the Churches", the Prime Minister amended the status of 120 churches,...
In his column this week, journalist and author Ḥamdī Rizq addresses ultra-conservative Muslims, asking them why they prohibit the Copts of Minya to dedicate their prayers around the altar, while they are not deprived from dedicating their prayers towards the qibla:
ByḤamdī Rizq[1] I went through all the interviews that hosted Pope Tawāḍrūs II since his enthronement on November 28, 2012, and realized that to each interview the Coptic Orthodox pope and patriarch of Alexandria was asked on the number of the Egyptian Christian population, and every time, Pope...
The author, Ḥamdī Rizq, states that the recent population census did not meet the expectations of Copts and a range of observers who wanted to know the official number of Copts in Egypt. Although the national Coptic Orthodox Church does not announce or ask for numbers to avoid provoking sectarian...
  "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.
When Al-Nadīm Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence says that 13 people died in places of detention in November, including nine as a result of torture, three as a result of medical negligence and one suicide case, we should be alerted. 
The European Parliament decided to grant asylum to Copts, which I see as a good decision. First, because I see the need for Christians of the Middle East to leave the region because they have to be saved from Islamists who are controlling the Middle East. I see the need for a world charity...

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