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Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil, former muftī of the republic, along with 20 Azhar and salafī scholars formed  an association called "Right for reforms association." The association's objectives include application of Islamic Shari'ah, direct Egyptians politically in the coming period, and  forming an Islamic...
The Coptic Orthodox Church had demanded from the Cabinet to present it with the Unified Law for Building Houses of Worship. A church source assured that the cathedral refuses the idea of financial supervision of the church, because the church does not get donations from the State but from...
Letters of assurance were sent to the headquarters of Pope Shenouda following incidents of sectarian polarization which Egypt witnessed during the week of referendum on constitutional amendments.
Safīnāz Kāzim disagrees with those who call for the separation of religion and politics, stating that the nation of Egypt is necessarily a religious country. In her opinion, every Muslim's ideal governing system of Muslim land involves Islamic rule with Islamic laws.
Asmā’ Nassār argues that Egypt cannot be a civil country without making a distinction between religion and state. For instance, she says that some Egyptian schools force Christians to memorize verses from the Qur'ān. Nassār recommends several ways to improve the civil state in Egypt. The first way...
Sahar Al-Ja'ārah writes about a Fatwá made by Shaykh Mahmūd ‘Āmir, President of Ansār al-Sunnah al-Muhammadiyyah group at Damanhūr, which calls for the slaying of Muhammad al-Barād‘ī, former president of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), for civil disobedience and incitement to disobey...
The author begins her piece by referring positively to an Italian priest who has permitted Muslims to hold Friday prayers in a section of his church, justifying this by saying he seeks to strengthen relations between the religions. She then compares this with what she calls the "unjust, stubborn...
      Were 19th century legal reforms in Egypt simply an attempt to imitate secular, Western legal systems? That assumption is challenged by Khālid Fahmī, the chair of AUC's History Department. CIDT Intern Esben Justesen briefly highlights some of Fahmī's views presented at a lecture on Thursday...
The article focuses on a new bill to allow adoption among Christians in Egypt and the disputes among the three churches on the unified personal status law.
This article outlines 3 reasons why it is difficult to include Coptic Christians fully into the Egyptian political system. The first is the fact that there is little political participation by Copts within the government. There are seats reserved for women within the parliament, but this same...

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