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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...
On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
Al-Zanayqah village in Isnā, Luxor, was turned into some kind of a military barrack as a result of a tighter security to prevent mounting sectarian tensions between its Muslim and Christian residents. The tensions erupted when the Muslim and Christian mobs rallied the day before yesterday and were...
It was eight years ago, precisely on October 9, 2011, that the predominantly Coptic crowd, protesting an attack on a church in Aswan, was attacked by unknown assailants. When military and security forces intervened, they turned their ammunition and armored personal carriers (APCs)on the...
We are all witnessing that the assassination of Bishop Epiphanius by a monk inside the monastery is a hardship the Egyptian Church is enduring. The Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod had to defrock this monk, after evidences proved his involvement in the crime.  That killing was a tragic incident which...
France 24” a French news website shed light today on a decision made by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to found a committee to handle the sectarian disputes. The French website quoted the official gazette of Egypt as saying the presidential decree came after a recent series of terrorist attacks...
Dr Shawqī ʿAllām, Egypt’s Grand Mufti said that the primate of the Coptic Evangelical Church, Dr. Andriyā Zakī is always keen to personally present the congratulatory greetings of his congregation on all special Muslims festivities. 
Attorney Ṭāriq Maḥmūd filed a lawsuit against the Salafi leader Yāsir Burhāmῑ accusing him of igniting sectarian strife by issuing a fatwa [fatwā] over his Facebook account that prohibits the congratulation of Copts to their Christmas holiday.
In a talk show aired on Egyptian TV Channels, head of the Episcopal Church, Dr. Rev. Murād Ḥanna, praised the decision of Egyptian President al-Sīsī to found a committee that counters sectarian conflicts.
Father Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, participated in the Synod on Young People at the Vatican, which was presided over by Pope Francis.  In his speech to the Synod, the Catholic Patriarch said “I bring you greetings from young Egyptians.  These youth are growing...
My heart is greatly pleased by the relationship of love, fraternity and interconnection between the Christians and Muslims of Egypt. Christians and Muslims alike share each other's holidays and joys with all love, affection and compassion.
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, minister of endowments, said that the terrorist who blows himself up is a suicider who exposes himself to the wrath of God. He also added that the suicide bomber who is targeting the churches is targeting Egypt. Harming churches is harm for the entire nation and...
Next Tuesday, the Copts will celebrate the start of the Virgin Mary’s fast that will end with the Assumption Feast on August 22. 
Upon the occurrence of any clash or tension between Muslims and Christians in our country, some Muslim hardliners voice the jaundiced view that the Holy Quran does not recognize any religion other than Islam. Such persons support their opinion by invoking the two Quranic verses «The true religion...
In his column this week journalist and writer Hānī Labīb reports that he recently viewed a post sent by Eng. Ṭāriq al-Malṭ in which he criticized that while the State is celebrating its complete financial and administrative takeover of the Muslim Brotherhood’s schools that are originally controlled...
  After the years that have elapsed since the operationalization of the Egyptian Family House, Father Makāriyyūs Fahīm calls for pausing briefly to evaluate this great project with its enormous potential and large budget that are commensurate with the big number of Muslim and Christian clerics that...
While celebrating the Christmas Mass in St. George Church, Cairo, the Coptic Catholic worshipers were surprised to see that the young girl singing the Christian hymns was a veiled Muslim. 
With the signs of Christmas celebrations all around the world, the question reemerged in Saudi Arabia on whether these symbols of festivities will be allowed in the ultra-conservative Muslim monarchy who, only one year ago, was still prohibiting all signs of festivities that would publicly indicate...
In his assignment to all endowments branches directors and heads of the Ministry’s Daʿwa, Egypt’s Minister of Endowments [Awqāf], Dr. Shaykh Mukhtār Jumʿah, stressed that all Muslim Egyptians are to convey congratulatory greetings to the Egyptian Christians, whether in their neighborhood or...

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