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The author reviews a recent article published in al-Dustūr regarding Muslim and Christian houses of worship. A poll was conducted to see how many Muslim worshipers had entered churches, and how many Christian worshipers had entered mosques. It highlighted their impressions of the respective places...
Watani interviews Bishop Pimen, bishop of Naqada and Quos. He discusses obtaining permits for houses of worship in Egypt, the difficulties he was presented with in obtaining the license to build his own church, and recent incidents of sectarian strife.
Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, Muftī of Egypt, participated the international conference on ‘Islam and Muslims in the World Today’ which was organized by Cambridge University in London to discuss the different means of reinforcing Muslim-Christian dialogue.
Samīr Murqus writes about the danger facing religious diversity in Egypt. He explained that building churches in Egypt is a sign of Egyptian religious and cultural diversity.
Sectarian strife in Egypt has been a hot topic of contention in the media. The following article presents a synopsis of incidents that have occurred in Egypt in the recent years. The author considers the reasons behind these attacks, the similar situations that they share, that is attacks that have...
The article argues that the Egyptian government has forgone its responsibility to protect its citizens and prosecute lawbreakers and criminals. It points to the fact that a mere two days after the incidents of sectarian strife in Bimhā, al-‘Ayyāt governorate, Egypt was admitted to the UN Human...
The author comments on the incidents which occurred in Bimhā, al-‘Ayyāṭ governorate. He stresses that it is high time to deal with the criminals in an adequate and just manner, and to cease differentiating between the “Coptic” victim and “Muslim” perpetrator, and instead regard them all as...
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church held its annual meeting. Contrary to all expectations, the Holy Synod did not decide on any punishment in the trial against clergymen who had made allegations against Bishop Bīshūy and the Holy Synod. Rumors have spread about the church’s boycott of...
The author considers the reactions to the incidents of sectarian sedition between Muslims and Christians in Bimhā, al-‘Ayyāṭ, in Giza governorate. He criticizes certain media outlets for not covering the story in its entirety, and the demands that were submitted following the incident which he...
The article provides an overview of the reconciliation effort in Bimhā, and what the governorate of Giza is doing to assist the victims. The authors criticize the unbalanced compensation and assistance that is being awarded to the individual victims.

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