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Prime Minister Dr. Muṣṭafā Madbūlī presided over a meeting of the committee in charge of legalizing churches.  The meeting was attended by the ministers of justice, housing, and of parliamentary affairs, as well as representatives of the relevant authorities.
The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights criticised Egyptian security forces after the latter had prevented 4000 Coptic Christians from performing the New Year’s prayer in a building in Fāw Baḥarī village. The Christians of the village, which lies in Dishnā (Qinā governorate) in the south of...
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced in a statement yesterday the inauguration of Mār Jirjis Church in Abū Qurqāṣ Center, Minya.
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...
In the presence of Egypt’s Minister of Local Development and the relevant authorities, Prime Minister, Eng. Sharīf Ismāʿīl reviewed measures processes of the legalization of 166 unlicensed churches in a number of governates last February.  
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
The author tackles the secret churches in Egypt, which Copts are building without having the necessary permission from the government, highlighting the grave consequences of this phenomenon.
Overview of churches in al-Ashmonein and a description of the claims of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Brethren Church on one and the same church building. The relations between Orthodox Christians and Muslims and Brethren and Muslims are obviously better than those between the two Christian...

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