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Head of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMS) Major General Abu Bakr al-Jindī has denied all allegations of sectarianism on the part of the agency.
Every time I visit my homeland Egypt, I witness the same misery. I ask them is the church in Mallawi closed and they answer “Unfortunately, yes.” We feel oppressed and deprived because our Muslim brothers have more space to pray than we do, although we make up ninety percent of the area’s...
Translation of an official document provided by H.E. Adli Hussein, the governor of Qalyubiya on March 20, 2001. The document lists the permits given by the governor to repair churches in his governorate. The now disputed church of Sandabis is also listed on this document. The governor approved "...
Watani commented on the TV program "The third opinion," which debated the status of Copts in Egypt and the repercussions of the US committee’s visit, writing that it is "the drummer to whose beat the debate is run." The presenter of the program replied to the comment saying that such a program,...
Last week, the committee for following-up the restoration works of the antique churches continued their meetings at the location of the Supreme Council for Antiquities in the Bahri area. The names of those on the committee are given and an overview of the current work being done on Red Sea...
The Arab Strategic Report issued last week by the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies argues that religion has little to do with the problems faced by Copts. Weak democratic institutions and human rights violations are the main reasons behind the problems faced by all Egyptians, be...
The article gives an overview of all permits which were given in 1998 concerning the building and restoration of churches. 25 new building permits were given and in Assiut and el-Minia 52 permits were given to restore existing churches.
Major General Ahmed Bakr, Suhag’s governor, approved the restoration of 17 churches in towns and villages of Suhag.
Dr. Muhammad Hamdi Zakzouk, Egyptian Minister of Endowments, said that the vicious campaigns against Egypt which claim that there is persecution against Copts are campaigns made by suspicious foreign bodies that are obvious in their motives.
The Governor of Menufiya, Adly Hussein, has issued a number of decisions to restore and subsidize the churches in the governorate. The churches include the Church of Mari Gerguis in a Christian village in the district of Quesna and the Church of the Virgin Mary in Kafr Abdu district of Quesna.

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