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Dr. Usāma al-ʿAbd, Chairman of the Committee for Religious Affairs in Egypt’s House of Representatives, confirmed that the law draft to regulate the issuing of fatwas is among efforts exerted by the State to combat religious radicalization and intolerance. This came in response to questions raised...
Dr. Marwā Mamdūḥ Sālim, Counselor at Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out that the African identity of Egypt and the Egyptian orientation towards the continent became more prominent since the ruling of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī. 
“Long live the crescent and the cross” sharing one land, one common history, and one destiny since the beginning and still continue to do so to this day. Egyptians, both Muslim and Christian, celebrate each their New Year on the same day, this Tuesday. One reason is behind both celebrations, that...
Incidents of ongoing sectarian violence are recurring regarding allegations of unauthorized praying. This is one of the question marks facing Egyptian society and the Governorate of Minyā in particular. No conclusion has been reached pertaining to the reasons for the outbreak of violence in “the...
Aḥmad al-Iskandarānī, spokesman of the Islamist Ḥizb al-Bināʾ wa al-Tanmiyah (the Construction and Development Party), condemned the bombing attempt in the vicinity of the Church of the Holy Virgin in Musṭurud. He emphasized that targeting places of worship and killing the lives of innocent people...
On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
On Saturday 30th June, the Summer School Group visited the Salam Medical Centre in Qanatir. The Salam Medical Centre is a living example of how Muslim-Christian cooperation can function to help the wider community and create peacebuilding opportunities. Students enjoyed a talk and a guided tour at...
Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of State for Emigration and Egyptians Expatriate Affairs, met with a number of young people representing Egypt at the Emerging Peacemakers Forum, whose first session is to convene in London. The forum is organized by al-Azhar and the Diocese of Canterbury to...
Under the slogan of ‘thinking outside the box’, president of the Damanhūr University, Dr. ʿUbayd Ṣāliḥ, inaugurated on Tuesday, the first workshop on training needs for churches and monasteries in al- Biḥīra Governorate. Held at the university-based Faculty and Leadership Center, the inauguration...
Sāmiḥ Thābit, one of the initiator of peaceful coexistence in Upper-Egypt, has fasted Ramadan for one day in solidarity with his Muslim neighbors in the village of Ḥijāzāh, Qina, and according to Ramadan custom, Thābit hold a charity ifṭār table - in Arabic Māʾidat al-Raḥmān – to break the fast...
In response to the economic reform process Egypt is undergoing – hence, affecting some social sectors in general and the poor and those below the poverty line in particular - the head of the Coptic Evangelical denomination launched the initiative "One for All" campaign to encourage young people of...
The Egyptian Christian young man Mīna ʿĀṭif adored the singer Shaykh Naqshabandī, and excelled in repeating his Islamic supplications, in particular the poems Mawlāyī innī bi bābak (‘My Lord, I am at your door’) and ‘Yak rabb inna aẓumat dhunūbī kathra’ (‘O Lord, great is the number of my sins’)....
Egyptian Muslim Media anchor KhālidAbū Bakr felicitated Egyptian Christians on Palm Sunday during the aired TV show “al-Ḥayāt al-Yawm”, stressing that Egypt does not distinguish between Muslims and Christians, and pointing that personalities such as Tawāḍrūs and Shinūda greatly influenced him.
This paper was written with the purpose of exploring the overlapping interests between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU, which, in my view, explains the many years of cooperation between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU. This paper provides a brief overview of both parties, their goals and achievements, and where...
On Wednesday, Ayman ʿAbd al-Munʿim, governor of Suhāj, received Bruno Musarò, the Vatican’s Nuncio to Egypt, together with the Coptic Catholic Archbishop, Anba Yūsuf Abu al-Khayr, including a delegation of priests of the Catholic Church of Suhāj. The Nuncio conveyed Pope Francis’ greetings to the...
Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, deputy of al-Azhar, said that the prestigious religious institute participated for the second time in a row in Cairo’s International Book Fair with publications and activities that range from modernity to preserving the Islamic heritage. During the expo, which  adopted the theme...
Dr. Kamāl Bariyqaʿ, supervisor at al-Azhar Observatory and head of the Monitoring and Proposal Committee of the Egyptian Family Home -EFH- (Bayt al-ʿĀʾila al-Miṣriya), said that the power of societies lies in their diversity. The respect for the particularities of faith are the most important...
Anba Ṣalīb, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Mīt Ghamr, said that the church stands prepared for martyrdom every instant. “We love our country Egypt and hope that God will grant us the power to resist terrorism.”
On Monday 05/02/2018, president of the State of Palestine Maḥmūd ʿAbbās Abū Māzin received in the presidential premises in Ramallah a delegation of Coptic Catholic monks headed by father Ibrāhīm Faltas, head of the custodian priory of Jerusalem. ʿAbbās welcomed the delegation emphasizing the...
Attended by major general Aḥmad Ḍayf Ṣaqr, governor of Gharbiyya Today, Tuesday 2/02/2018, the celebrations for the opening of the new branch of the Egyptian Family House, EFH, in Maḥalla took place. The celebrations held in the Conference Hall of the Police Club, comes within the Governorate’s...

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