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A number of people interested in the history and heritage of the town of al-Quṣayr along  the Red Sea have launched a campaign to include the smallest church in Egypt on a list of Coptic antiquities and save it from disrepair. The calls come nearly 103 years after the church's construction by...
The Giza and Cairo courts witnessed today several important hearing sessions including the pleading of the public prosecution service in the case of "Spying for Ḥamās" and in the case of "Sinai state".
Bishop Yūsuf Abū al-Khayr of Suhāj, Bishop Immanuel Ayad [ʿAmānuʾīl ʿAyād] of Luxor, and Patriarch Isḥāq Ibrāhīm of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt inaugurated today a hotel affiliated to the Coptic Catholic Dioceses of the Red Sea and Sohag [Suhāj].
A statement issued by the Catholic Diocese of Minya, stated that there are no criminal suspicion in the deaths of 11 Copts who drowned in Rās Gharīb, the Red Sea. The statement pointed out that the victims were part of a trip organized by the church to Coptic monasteries in the Red Sea governorate
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
The Minister of [Religious] Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿā, said that in Egypt 120 minarets are calling for truth, stressing that al-Azhar Mosque promotes moderate Islam in the world.  
Al-`Arabiyya.net has published new details and pictures about the young man accused of attacking German tourists in Hurghada [al-Ghardaqah], Egypt, leaving two killed and four wounded. `Abd al-Raḥmān Abū Qūrah, 28, arrived in Hurghada early morning on the day of the incident. He wandered around...
Ibrāhīm al-Jawharī was born in the city of Qaliyūb in the second half of the 18th century. In the small city’s kuttāb, he learned writing and arithmetic, in which he excelled. He used to trans-scribe the religion books, and distribute them to the church at his own expense. He cared to present the...
The Catholic Church of the Red Sea congratulated Al-Azhar on the occasion of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr
Aḥmad ʿAbdallāh, Governor of the Red Sea, today welcomed a delegation of Christian clergy and a group of security, popular, and executive leaders, as well as Islamic clerics who attended to offer their well-wishes on the occasion of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr [Eid al-Fitr] in the headquarters of the governorate.

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