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The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights criticised Egyptian security forces after the latter had prevented 4000 Coptic Christians from performing the New Year’s prayer in a building in Fāw Baḥarī village. The Christians of the village, which lies in Dishnā (Qinā governorate) in the south of...
Forces from the military and police in Egypt intensified their security preparations hours before Christmas Eve mass on Monday evening, January 6th, as according to the Eastern calendar, which the Egyptian Orthodox Church is based on.  During a meeting with several of his aides on Saturday,...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemned the involvement of security forces in closing the church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate in southern Egypt, calling for the reopening of all the closed churches...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) is condemning the Egyptian security services for closing the Coptic Church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-...
At least two people were killed and 20 injured in an explosion inside a mosque in the central province of Ghazni, according to local officials on Saturday.
Al-Azhar has condemned the terrorist bombing that targeted a mosque in the city of Ghazni   in central Afghanistan yesterday evening, killing at least two and wounding 20 others.
Speaking at the Forum for "Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" in Abu Dhabi, Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām called for launching a special international "Charter of the New Alliance of Virtue", to defend all houses of worship.  Such a charter would take necessary measures and mechanisms to protect...
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.
The Holy Virgin Monastery, commonly known as al-Muḥarraq Monastery, in Asyūṭ concludes the events of the spiritual renaissance tomorrow under the leadership of bishop Bigol [Bījūl], Bishop of al-Muḥarraq Monastery, and in the presence of large numbers of monks and people from Asyūṭ.
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II met today with Shaykh al-Sayyid ʿAlī Āl Hāshim, Advisor for Religious and Judicial Affairs at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, United Arab Emirates, at the Saint Mark Cathedral of ʿAbbāsiyyah.

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