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"Most of the civil laws are not different from those of the sharī'ah," Zind said in a cultural salon symposium at the Judges Club, adding the problem lies within the penal code. Salafī cleric Muhammad Hassān, who attended the symposium, said that the sharī'ah, which is marked by rightfulness,...
On Friday, a conference took place headed by Anba Makāriyyūs, General Bishop of the diocese of al-Minyā and Abū Qurqāṣ, shedding light on the civilization and heritage of the city of al-Minyā, under the title “Al-Minyā – heritage – civilization.” In 9 lectures, the important research work was...
In an interview with a Saudi newspaper, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs II reiterated his statement about the number of Christians in Egypt, saying that the number of Christians is 15 million.
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...
258 Christian families [out of 270] have been forced to flee the Sinai Peninsula, while further 7 have been killed by the Islamist terror group, Dā`ish, over the past weeks. In a high-level meeting of the Egyptian presidency, President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī condemned in strong terms the exodus of...
The Coptic Catholic Luxor Diocesan Bishop, Anba ‘Āmānū`īl (Emmanuel) revealed that there are 7 Catholic denominations of which the Coptic Catholic enjoys the majority based on its numerical strength.   During a press conference on Thursday, Anba ‘Āmānū`īl refused to reveal the census of all...
Father Sharīf Nāshif, the assisting priest at the Saint Kyrillos for Roman Catholics, left for northern Sudan to lead the Christmas Mass at the Lady of Annunciation Church in Khartoum.   In an interview with Rose al-Yūsuf magazine, he said that the Christians of northern Sudan refuse to immigrate...
Maj. Gen. Abu Bakr al-Gendi, head of the Center Of Public Mobilization and Statistics, revealed that the last statistic for Egyptians according to religious affiliation was last conducted in 1986. He pointed out that early 1990s, religious affiliation of persons were annulled. Since then, there...
Dr. Tāreq Fahmī, professor of political science at Cairo University, said that the issue of the Coptic Census is one of the issues considered to be a national security matter, pointing to the absence of official statements from the Church about the number of Copts since the 1980s on the grounds of...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria, and Patriarch of St. Mark, met a delegation of African reporters on Wednesday in the Papal headquarters in Alexandria. He said in his speech during the reception that the number of Copts in Egypt is around 15 million who live spread throughout Egypt. “The...

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