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Christmas Eve in St. Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo… Christmas Eve… Our national history will record this as significant and it will remain on our minds, not only because it was President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s second visit to the Cathedral, but also because of the value of this historic visit...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, called on the newly formed Parliament to speed up the adoption of a unified law on houses of worship that regulates the construction of churches in Egypt.
In the governorate of al-Qalyubia, 30 kilometers north of Cairo, the district of Shubrā al-Khaymah was the scene of sit-in strikes and road blocking upon rumors some building in the area will be turned into a church.   More than 300 Salafists in the neighborhood of Ibn al-Hakam stormed their way...
Between rejection and acceptance reflect the reaction in political circles and Islamic movements to the law on building churches, which was adopted during the plenary session of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday. However, all these reactions, the view of Al-Azhar in this regard remained...
President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi emphasized that upholding values of citizenship is one of the major objectives that Egypt seeks to establish,especially after the awful attempts, such as the burning and demolishing of a large number of churches, to divide and separate the Egyptian national fabric.
Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, revealed the commencement of the procedures for the establishment of an Egyptian church in Bahrain to serve Coptic Egyptians there.
President ̔Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī today issued a presidential decree to license an Anglican church. 
Permission given to build a church in Istanbul for the first time in the history of Turkey  Sources with the Prime Minister’s Council confirmed that the Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has agreed to give a piece of land to a Christian tribe to build a new church in Yashīl Kawī in Istanbul. The...
  Is Islam responsible for the recent increase in sectarian violence against Coptic Christians? AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman responds in this week's editorial.      
Is the church in Egypt persecuted? Many Coptic Christians would answer in the affirmative. I definitely agree that the situation for Christians in Egypt has worsened but I do not agree using the word persecution before we have first agreed on a definition and compare facts on the ground with this...

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