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Egyptian actress Munā Zakī launched, through her personal account on Twitter, a hashtag named “I Am Egyptian, the Cross Does Not Offend Me.” This represented Zakī’s objection to the idea of banning the placing of the Cross on churches as a part of the draft law on building churches in Egypt,...
According to the rules of international law, the State is defined as having population, a territory and a sovereign government. Three powers oversee legislation, the enforcement of the law and its subsequent implementation. One of the most important criteria for distinguishing between the different...
Ibrāhīm al-Jawharī was born in the city of Qaliyūb in the second half of the 18th century. In the small city’s kuttāb, he learned writing and arithmetic, in which he excelled. He used to trans-scribe the religion books, and distribute them to the church at his own expense. He cared to present the...
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’ confirmed that, according to Islamic jurisprudence, it is permissible for Christians in Egypt to build churches if they need this for their worship practices and rituals. There is nothing in Islamic jurisprudence that prevents this. 
In an act of political stupidity and arrogance, Republican representative Dave Trott presented a piece of draft legislation titled “The Issue Concerning Coptic Churches in Egypt,” which was discussed during the 114th session of Congress. It was then referred to the Committee on Foreign...
Infirād website presents a number of facts about the new administrative capital church, which will be built at the request of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, during his Christmas mass speech.
“This design is preliminary and not final,” said Rev. Būlus Ḥalīm, official spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox Church, commenting on a picture of the cathedral in the new administrative capital, which was released by al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ and signed by Pope Tawāḍrūs II. 
The Coptic Street [community] witnessed several events during the past week… We follow the most prominent of them in the proceeding article. 
Shaykhs forbid building churches, and Yassir Burhāmī encourages stopping the work. The religious committee of the Egyptian Parliament agreed on new laws to organize general or public fatwa;  a matter that was expected in order to control all the unauthorized fatwās released by some people that had...
The engineering commission has completed the reconstruction of 56 churches subjected to destruction following the 30th of June revolution.

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