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Prime Minister Dr. Muṣṭafā Madbūlī presided over a meeting of the committee in charge of legalizing churches.  The meeting was attended by the ministers of justice, housing, and of parliamentary affairs, as well as representatives of the relevant authorities.
The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...
The Protestant Church of Egypt not only plays an important spiritual role for the Protestant Christian community but also makes social contributions to the entire Egyptian society, independent of skin colour, gender and religion. Since his assumption of the position of president of the Protestant...
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
Spokesman of Egypt’s Cabinet Nādir Saʿd stated that in response to the application submitted by the Church Regularization Committee, the Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī has ordered to ease the regularization procedures for unlicensed churches. According to the Prime Minister, the status of 120...
Spokesman of the new Administrative Capital, Maj. Gen. Khālid al-Ḥusaynī, or Khaled al-Husseini, said that the new cathedral to be inaugurated tomorrow on the occasion of the Eastern Christmas holidays, is the largest in the entire Middle East.
The article highlights the figures of Christians in each of the Gulf States. These figures hit about three million Christians out of a total of 13 million expatriates. Most of those Christians, who are affiliated to Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant congregations, are distributed in six countries,...
Right in the heart of the Egyptian upper-middle class district, Heliopolis, north of Cairo, precisely, close to the Maydān al-Jāmiʿ Square, lies a popular district called ʿIzbat Al-Muslimīn, translated, the Muslim Manor. Despite its name, the majority of the district’s residents are Christians.
Furthermore, the three Egyptian churches urged Prime Minister Dr. Kamāl al-Janzūrī to approve the law regulating the construction of houses of worship, "shelved since former prime minister 'Isām Sharaf took over. ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Jan. 15, p. 7]
In its report released recently, Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said that there are 3126 churches in Egypt, in addition to dozens of monasteries. The CAPMAS' survey concludes that the number of churches cover 25 percent of Egypt's total population.

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