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Cornelis Hulsman Drs. and Bishop Thomas of al-Qussia discuss the bishop's Anafora retreat center in an interview published by the Maadi Messenger in 2014 with additional contextual commentary by Cornelis Hulsman.
A decision recently taken by Bishop Yūʾannis of Asyūt to obligate Christian women to wear proper clothes in churches has stirred controversy among Christians, a majority of whom rejected the decision, arguing that the Church’s role is to guide rather than impose behavioral rules. 
In his response to a hashtag published by Egyptian Christian actor Farīd al-Nuqrāshī, Pope Tawāḍrūs, Pope and Patriarch of the Church of Alexandria, commented that Bishop Yūʾanis of Asyūt has not imposed a unified dress code for Coptic women to wear in church, but has called on wearing appropriate...
Conversion in Egypt is a complicated and thorny issue.
The Antiquities Department issued a report to the effect that the Church of the Martyr George in Assiut is not listed as a historical site. The report, which was sent to all concerned bodies, undermines the argument used by State Security to prevent prayers in the church.
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