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Nour Saad is Egyptian, a former student at the DEO, studies political science and sociology in Germany, and interned between March 1 and April 2, 2020, with the Center for Arab-West Understanding where she wrote a report about the cooperative religious education at the German Evangelical...
The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.
Four months since Tik Tok star Mina ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz was arrested, she has returned to ordinary life after undergoing psychological rehabilitation as ordered by the Public Prosecution.
Both the Dār al-Iftāʾ and the Coptic Orthodox Church warned Egyptian families of the dangers of the Tik Tok app, whose users have recently been taken to court and imprisoned for “inciting immorality” and others crimes.
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the opening of the first shelter for victims of human trafficking in Egypt.  Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of the NCW, stressed that Egypt has made strenuous efforts to combat this crime.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II stressed that establishing a diocese for American and Canadian youth could impact and influence the Coptic Orthodox Church’s service to young people.  The idea stems from a youth diocese that Pope Shinūda III established around 40 years ago.
In this editorial, the author expresses his disapproval of Pope Francis’s recent comments on civil unions for gay people.  He writes as follows:
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that priests from its dioceses in al-Minyā, Abū Qurqāṣ, and Sharq al-Nīl held another meeting with members from the Azharian Zone and al-Azhar University in al-Minyā to promote peace and fight misconceptions among young people. The meeting was led by Bishop...
Representatives of Egypt’s Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches officially submitted a draft of the personal status law for Christians in Egypt to Sharīf al-Shādhilī, advisor to Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī.  Now the government will hand it over to parliament, so it can become law.
A video being circulated on social media showing Christian children reenacting the kidnapping and execution of Egyptian Copts in Libya in 2015 by ISIS has incited anger after it was reported that it was filmed inside one of the churches.

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