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Islamic law allows Copts to build churches in Islamic countries, Egyptian Grand Mufti Ali Gomma said in a statement on Wednesday. Gomma said in the statement that Dar al-Ifta, which issues religious edicts, earlier said that Christians and Jews are allowed to build their own places of worship.
Dr. Fatmah Sayīd Ahmad began the interview with Major General Abū Bakr al-Jindī, President of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), by asking that all the statistics that were prohibited former regime, related to the census of Christians and Nubians in Egypt, be made...
  Review of Elizabeth Edward’s “Coptic Orthodox statistics and migration in Maghagha”
 The author assures that the United States of America is more tolerant in treating other religions than Egypt.    
The article discusses that there is no discrimination against Christians in Egypt because they practice their activities freely in the churches.  
[Text spoken at the Missio-organized Parlamentarischer Abend in Berlin, March 15, 2011. The meeting was well attended. Seven members of parliament from different political parties participated, along with assistants of other members in parliament and diplomats of the Foreign Ministry. Dr. Otmar...
  Jayson Casper considers the attack in Alexandria and the resulting sectarian demonstrations which arose in its wake. He explores some of the contextual issues and finds hope in an interfaith effort promoted by a dialogue group in the city. Even so, efforts to find meaning in the tragedy must go...
The author reports on research by ‘Ādil Jundī, who comments on the real number of presidential decrees regarding building churches.
Sidhum continues his series of articles that look at instances of persecution against Copts in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. In this article he investigates the case of a church in the village of Safaniya in Adawa which has no toilets and the case of Nazlet Ramadan, also in Adawa, which...
A church catches fire in a village in Upper Egypt. The author explores the stories surrounding this fire.

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