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Blaming the community silence on the attack on al-Amīr Tādrus’ Church in Aṭfīḥ, the author, Hānī Labīb, discusses the painful issue of attacking churches by extremists in Egypt for allegedly being unlicensed. Labīb states that most of the already existing unlicensed churches obtained oral...
In a statement released today, the Coptic Orthodox Bishopric of Aṭfīḥ said that right after Friday prayers, hundreds of Muslims gathered in front of al-Amīr Tadrus Church, shouting hostile slogans and demanding the destruction of the church. The mob then broke into the church, destroying the place...
In a press statement, Bishop Zūsīmā of Atfīḥ in the Governorate of Helwan [Ḥilwān] denied that the Orthodox Church has reached a final agreement on baptismal unity with the Catholic Church. 
CAWU Researcher Rene Witteveen met with Mina Magdy, General Coordinator of the Maspero Youth Union on October 10th 2014.
We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
Text presented for the European-Arab Dialogue Conference at Crete, April 14-16, 2011. In the past 50 years millions of migrants from southern Mediterranean countries have entered Europe. Of course Europe has witnessed migration gulfs earlier but this one was the first with so many people coming...
During the visit by Nigerian Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye to Egypt on June 12-17 to hold a workshop titled Sectarianism, Dialogue and Tolerance, in association with the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT), a meeting was arranged for them with Bishop Yuhannā Qultah...
  Is Islam responsible for the recent increase in sectarian violence against Coptic Christians? AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman responds in this week's editorial.      
 CAIRO - The January 25 revolution is having a momentous impact on the Coptic Church. “The Copts will ignore Church policies,” surmised Mamoun Fendi, president of Fendi Associates, a Washington DC-based research group and think-tank, during the 18-day revolution.    
Archpriest Mattias Nasr, Priest of the Virgin Mary Church in 'Izbat al-Nakhl, assured Copts refusal of international protection for Copts in Egypt. Archpriest Mattias refused inspecting houses of worship for weapons,  considering it offensive. He also denied that the attack of churches in Imbābah...

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