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Father Rafīq Jarīsh, the spokesman of the Catholic Church in Egypt, said that the Catholic Church is well-known by its schools. There are 171 Catholic schools in Egypt, 38 of which in Upper Egypt.  
Female police first appeared in Egypt directly after the July 23, 1952 Revolution, and the first batch of female police officers that graduated from the police academy was one year later, in 1953. 
In his column this week journalist and writer Hānī Labīb reports that he recently viewed a post sent by Eng. Ṭāriq al-Malṭ in which he criticized that while the State is celebrating its complete financial and administrative takeover of the Muslim Brotherhood’s schools that are originally controlled...
In cooperation with the Dār al-Kitāb al-Muqaddas (the Holy Bible Publication House), the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), organized a literary forum to discuss the theme ‘a new Arabic rereading of the biblical text’. Head of the CEOSS and of Egypt’s Presbyterian church,...
During the annual literary intellectual forum organized in cooperation between the Coptic Cultural Center and the Bibliotheca Alexandria, the president of the Center, Bishop Irmiyāʾ (Jeremiah) said that the history books in Egypt should contribute in the structuring of citizenship and patriotic...
British Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief Lord Aḥmad visited Egypt to enhance the British-Egyptian partnership in the field of education and interfaith dialogue, according to a statement issued by the British Embassy Monday, Nov. 19.
President Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī announced launching a competition starting on Tuesday to appoint 30,000 assistant teachers. 
The Azhar has launched its new electronic portal www.azhar.eg to confront extremism and to spread the moderate thought.
The Ministry of Endowments has announced that it has opened the door for the study and research of all that is related to develop jurisprudence and issues of the modern era.
In his today’s article columnist Wā’il al-Samarī comments on the rekindled debate on the ḥijāb: We had not yet recovered from the stir aroused after the actress Hāla Shīḥā taking off her ḥijāb‎ when we were once more plunged into a fresh controversy stirred around a rumor that the Cairo University...
In her column this week, Fāṭima Nāʿūt writes: There was a monk who used to buy newspapers every day from a newspaper vendor in the neighborhood. The vendor greeted the monk with abusive slander and cursing. After selling him the newspaper, he grasps the payment and spits at him! So what is left for...
From time to time within our Arab Islamic world, there erupts a demand to reform religious discourse and to address the clerics on this issue. Clerics are wrongly accused, even if partially or indirectly, of being the cause behind religious extremism that sometimes leads to violence, as has been...
In Egypt, many local supermarkets sell ISIS products; such as cereals, teas and honey. ISIS is the brand name of some products of a company called SEKEM, which produces products ranging from phytopharmaceutical medicines to cotton textiles. In 2012, SEKEM established Heliopolis University for...
On the 26th of March, 2018, The Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) and the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) had a book launch and a presentation on internships, at Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, under the title “Vision of a Sustainable Future for...
In an attempt to monitor the situation of Copts around the world, we observe in Australia the visit of Bishop Rāfāʾīl, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod, in Canada the struggle of Copts against sex education, and in America a verdict of 175 years in prison for assaulting minors.
The Egyptian Ministry of Awqāf decided to apply a more holistic approach to Qur’ān Schools in major mosques to teach Quranic sciences and to protect young people from the influence of extremist groups.
The minister of culture in Egypt, Ḥilmī al-Namnam, attended the opening of the second book exhibition at St. Mark’s Cathedral in ʿAbbāssiyya, Cairo. Dr. Haytham al-Ḥājj ʿAlī, along with the General Bishop Armiyyā, were also present on the opening day. 
  At the same time that Egypt exited world rankings in the quality of education, there were voices calling for the need to merge al-Azhar and the public education [systems] together.
Prof. Jabir Naṣār, president of Cairo University, stated that there is no problem with building a church on the campus of Cairo University, clarifying that no-one had discussed this with him.
In coordination with Daqahliya Islamic and Coptic Antiquities Department and The Department of Archeological Awareness, the Hassan Tobār Public Library in Daqahliya organized a workshop to discover artistic talents in children and youth.

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