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In brief, the first day showcased the different areas of educational and pedagogical expertise that each institutional partner would contribute throughout the summer school. 
Dr. Ṭāriq Manṣūr writes about his personal reflections on the meaning of religious tolerance as seen from Islam and Christianity in Egypt.  He focuses on examples from the Prophet’s life and the Quran [al-Qurān] that support religious tolerance from an Islamic perspective. 
Muslims and Christians participating in building a church. A Christian calligrapher drawing the names of God in mosques.  A Muslim building a mosque in the name of the Virgin Mary.  Each one of these is one message after another that the people of Egypt are sending to the world to emphasize love...
A new problem has emerged in Egypt in recent days. It is about the freedom of Christian women in general to change their religion to Islam and the consequent possibility of marriage to a Muslim and the transition from a Christian family to a Muslim family. This is the background of tensions...
Over 25 years ago, Jasmine learned from her grandmother the telli-craft and took it, after she became adult, as a profession. She has a workshop of dozens of girls, girls' training centers, and her own production in the country and abroad. The pieces she sells in touristic areas are...
The celebration of the birth of Christ, as well as of the Journey of the Holy Family to Egypt, held in the Cultural Center of Kafr al-Sheikh, led to a discussion between the Hegumen Buṭrus Basṭawrūs, the Vicar General of the Diocese of Kafr al-Sheikh and Damietta, and students from a preparatory...
Egyptian churches rejected insistence by salafī members of the constituent assembly drafting a news constitution for Egypt that Copts should be compelled to pay the zakāh.  
Next Tuesday, the Copts will celebrate the start of the Virgin Mary’s fast that will end with the Assumption Feast on August 22. 
I do not tend to speak of Egyptians in terms of ‘Muslim’ and ‘Christian’. In fact, my question should be “Why should Egyptians support al-Sīsī?” This is what the President and the Coptic Orthodox Pope always confirm: They are all Egyptians.”
Egyptians have Egyptianized the three heavenly religions coming to Egypt! For that reason the practices of Christianity and Islam are similar in Egypt. They all follow Egyptian traditions, before they are associated to a particular religion. For example, the tradition of writing wishes on papers...

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