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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...
The Jesuit Foundation will soon publish a book titled “The Door Closed between Copts and Muslims” [al-Bāb al-Mughlaq bayn al-Aqbāṭ wa al-Muslimīn] written by Dr. Aḥmad al-Khamīsī.   Al-Khamīsī mentioned to al-Dustūr that this third edition of the “The Door Closed” includes documentation and brings...
Public Prosecution issued a decision regarding the attack on three Coptic shops in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria, which resulted in the death of Ramsīs Būlus Hirmīnā (47 years old) and the stabbing of his brother ʿĀdil Būlus Hirmīnā (60 years old).  Tāriq Fawzī Shinūda and his clothing store were also...
Members of the Egyptian House of Representatives and Senate expressed their condolences to Bishop Ilarion [Iylāriyūn], general bishop of the churches of West Alexandria, for the death of Ramsīs Būlus Hirmīnā. a Copt who was the victim of a hate crime that took place in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria. The...
A church source warned against getting carried away with people who provoke sectarian strife, especially on social media. 
The Observatory for Monitoring Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Views condemned the terrorist attack targeting a Greek Orthodox priest in the French city of Lyon.
The Minyā Criminal Court announced that it had referred the case of Suʿād Thābit, otherwise known as the “woman of al-Karam,” for a second time to the appeals court of Banī Suwayf , so it can be reviewed by another circuit.
In an interview with the program “The 9th” on Egyptian Channel One, Dr. Aḥmad Karīma, professor of Islamic law [sharīʿah] and comparative jurisprudence [fiqh] at al-Azhar University, said that it is prohibited to take up hostile acts against religious places of worship for Jews and Christians [ahl...
The young preacher, ‘Abdullāh Rushdī, did not expect that his muscles and his interest in his physical build would be a reason to put him under investigation by the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs and his exclusion from public speaking, preaching and giving religious lessons in mosques...
The Minyā Criminal Court sentenced three people, accused of stripping the clothes off a Coptic woman in May of 2016, to ten years in prison.  The court sentenced the defendants in absentia, since they did not respond to the court’s attendance notification.

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