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  Following the atrocity in Alexandria, many Christians have responded with angry demonstrations and violence. Though an understandable reaction, AWR's Jayson Casper proposes an idea for Christmas Eve that can unite Christians with the very security forces they are rallying against…  
In an interview with Gerrit Roos of Reformatorisch Dagblad and Cornelis Hulsman, Bishop Marqus highlights the problems facing Christians in Egypt today. These problems include issues such as church building, conversion, the Egyptian education system and the emigration of Christians abroad.
According to Bishop Qultah of the Coptic Catholic Church there are three levels of dialogue between Christians and Muslims in the Arab world. However this dialogue needs to be expanded in order for it to be more effective and should be combined with a better education system.
One of AWR’s interns investigated the long-winded church building story of the "Coptic Evangelical" [Presbyterian] Church in Ma’ādī.
The issue of rising sectarian tensions in Egypt is something that must be addressed directly and not shied away from, writes Hulsman in this week’s editorial.
The article talks about the opening of a new church in the United Arab Emirates by Pope Shenouda III and the second laymen’s conference.
In media it is now usual to criticize the racial discrimination culture and to suggest solutions by sympathizing with women by calling them “half of the society” and with Copts who are called “the other part of the nation tissue” without realizing that these names emphasize separation and division.
The author recounts the story of Don Sebastian and the myths related to him and how his name is related to wishes of putting an end to Islam
The author recounts historical events that show the early conflicts between Islam and the West. He believes that it is natural that the two groups are in conflict; while Islam represents a civilization of monotheism, freedom and justice, the West represents paganism, oppression, violence, racism...
The Minister of Awqaf affirmed that there is no intention on the part of the Ministry of Awqaf or the government to limit the building of mosques. He added that the conditions that were applied recently concerning this matter are only aimed at preserving the sanctity and the holiness of the mosques...

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