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Introduction: Inclusive citizenship seeks to go beyond the intellectual debates of recent years on democratization and participation to explore a related set of issues around changing conceptions of citizenship. Peoples’ understandings of what it means to be a citizen go to the heart of various...
This is the transcript of the presentation H.E. Bishop Dr. Yohanna Qulta (84) gave at the Webinar on Inclusive Citizenship on September 26, 2020. This transcript was made by Shady Saleh elSherif. Before Bishop Qulta became a priest he was teaching philosophy at Cairo University, Egypt. He is a...
Our students met on-line with Dr. Renee Hattar, since October 2016 the head of International Studies at the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies in Jordan, founded in 1994 by HRH Prince el-Hassan bin-Talal of Jordan.  RIIFS describes itself as “a non-profit, non-governmental organization that...
With the increase in Coronavirus cases and deaths in Egypt and demands for the government to take preventative measures to get control over the third wave of the virus, doctors at the Ministry of Health were surprised with the ministry’s insistence that they sign a “non-disclosure agreement” (NDA).
After failing to include Copts killed by ISIS in Libya as part of the National Council for Care of the Families of the Revolution’s Martyrs and Injured as ordered by the Egyptian Cabinet on February 16, 2015, the families of the slain have resorted to the courts to enforce the decision.
Egyptian novelist Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī spent several years struggling for women’s rights and demanding their liberation from social restraints.  Born in 1931, al-Saʿdāwī was a psychologist and feminist who made her way into literature, writing several books like “Memoirs of a Woman Doctor” and “The...
Pope Francis’s visit to Iraq and his meetings with political and religious leaders is a powerful move by the pope to spread peace and bring hope to a country where there appears to be no limit to its suffering.  However, the trip is also a powerful reminder of the trial and tribulations of...
Egyptian newspapers and websites discussed the phenomenon of sexual harassment and sexual assault after a child was sexually assaulted in the al-Maʿādī suburb of Cairo.  A man was captured on surveillance cameras trying to sexually assault a young girl behind a wall inside one of the nearby...
The General Evangelical Council and the heads of the Evangelical denominations in Egypt have decided to gradually return to worship for all week-day meetings, special occasions, and retreats at all churches part of the Evangelical Community in Egypt as long as all Coronavirus measures required by...
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Alexandria, represented by the churches of the central sector, has launched an initiative to raise awareness for Christian families entitled “Bless My Home”, which includes a group of spiritual sermons warning against the negative impact of social media on the...

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