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The singer ‘Alī al-Hablāwī arranged a ‘Ramadan Evening’ of hymns and religious supplications in an Egyptian Evangelical Church in Ma‘ādī, attended by a Muslim and Christian audience. 
The spokesman of the General Council of the Apostolic Churches in Egypt, Rev. Jamīl Boutros, stated that under the auspices of the Dr. Safwat al- Bayādī, head of the Evangelical Community Council, the General Council of the Apostolic Churches in Egypt was held. The elections of the executive board...
In response to the approval of American churches to allow homosexuals to get married, Rev. Dr Safwat al-Bayādi, head of the Coptic Evangelical Community Council, has sent a letter to the Arabic Evangelical churches in the US opposing the decision of the American Evangelical churches and calling to...
A strong debate is taking place in Coptic circles due to the decision of  Father Abanoub of Muqattam to prevent protestant hymn singers from singing in St. Simon’s the Shoemaker Church in Muqattam, restricting it to Orthodox singers. 
The three Coptic church families [Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant] have started meetings to make suggestions for a new Church building law in order to submit it to the state in the coming period.
The heads of the Christians denominations have congratulated al- Sīsī for his victory in the presidential elections.
Elections of the executive committee for the general council of Apostolic Churches nationwide were finalized at the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) office in Itsā, al-Minya governorate, as Dr. Samīr Sādiq, pastor of the Apostolic Church in al-Tir’ah al-Būlāqīyah and...
Pope Tawadros II, the Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, sent messages of congratulations to Coptic churches on the occasion of New Year celebrations. He said, ‘May the Messiah fill the New Year with blessings of love and peace’. His Holiness also sent a delegation to express his...
On February 28, 2012 the leaders of the Council of the Evangelical Churches in Egypt met with the Muslim Brotherhood, and produced a document delineating the shared values of both organizations. Seventeen evangelical signatories are listed; perhaps the one most surprising comes at the very end. Rev...
*/ After the resignation of 120 Copts from the Coptic Orthodox Church following a refusal to grant them the right to remarry,  Rev. Dr. Safwat al-Bayādī, head of the Evangelical Community Council in Egypt, has said that just because they are leaving one denomination, does not give them the right...
Comments on the speech given by Drs. Cornelis Hulsman at the Cairo University.
The amendments to the 1938 statute are being debated by the Christian denominations in Egypt. While the State Council's deputy chairman said that it contains points that violate the law, others such as Coptic thinker Kamāl Zākhir believes that it will encourage Christians to convert to Islam.
The First Baptist Bible Folk denomination asks Safwat al-Bayādī to respect the court’s judgment and not to interfere in the denomination’s affairs
The Evangelical Church seems to be rejecting to the so-called unified personal status law in Egypt that has been suggested by the Coptic Orthodox Church. Members of the Evangelical Church criticized the law for being traditional and unfair with women. They considered it inconsistent with the...
The first international Muslim-Christian dialogue conference opened Tuesday in Cairo. The Grand Imam of the Azhar, Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria opened the conference, organized by Saudi national Islamic institutions and the Middle East Council of Churches.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
President Hosni Mubarak has issued a decision to the effect that January 7, Christmas in Egypt, is a national holiday for all Egyptians. The decision was highly praised and welcomed.
Magdy Khalil, a Coptic writer in the US, wrote a series of three articles in Watani newspaper under a general title "A Returnee from Cairo." In this series, he comments on the conditions of Copts in Egypt. al-Arabi, mouthpiece of the Nasserist Party, and Islamic independent Aqidati highly...
Arab media primarily placed the war in Iraq in the framework of the religious dimension. Religion is present in the background of almost all articles. Reactions of religious institutions and figures and the impact of religion on the characters of both Bush and Saddam Hussein are the focus of...
The Azhar urges all Muslims to jihad if a US war is launched against Iraq. The Coptic Orthodox Church sent a message to Kofi Anan asking the UN to prevent a war against Iraq. The Presbyterian Church in Ezbekia district witnessed a peaceful anti-war demonstration and a group of Egyptian Copts signed...

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