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The Egyptian Council of Churches begins in mid-February its well-known annual celebrations called the “Week of prayer for Christian unity.” 
Shaykh Aḥmad Abū Rāshid al-Jabālī, chief of the Jabāliyya tribe and advisor to the Monastery of St. Catherine on Sinai tribal affairs, denied the news on social media about the closure of the monastery in Christmas for security reasons.
The Central Committee of the Council of Churches (which contains Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, Episcopal and Greek Orthodox) will hold a joint prayer for Egypt at the beginning of the first meeting held by the Council for priests and pastors in the regions. The meeting is to be hosted by the...
This article outlines a working paper released by the Vatican outlining the issue of Christians throughout the Middle East.  
A Muslim convert reports on converts’ conditions in Egypt and Father ‘Abd al-Masīh Basīt of the Coptic Orthodox Church reports on the church’s stance.
Christine Chaillotis the author of a number of books on Oriental Orthodox Churches. Her first visit to Egypt was in 1981 and since then she has visited the region countless times and feels that the Orthodox Church has become her spiritual home.
A number of interesting reports and papers written by Arab West Report interns are featured in this week’s edition. These reports cover issues such as church building, disputes over church property and a report on a recent international congress about Ibn ‘Arabi that was held in Cairo.
In this issue’s editorial Drs. Hulsman highlights the complications of the Rosetta church issue as well as discussing the recently released US International Religious Freedom Report, which has provoked widespread reactions in Egypt.
After selling a church to a Muslim businessman, the Greek Orthodox Church is negotiating its return. The new owner failed to sell the church to any of the Christian denominations in Egypt. While the Greek Orthodox Church asserts that it is prohibited by law to change the function of the church...


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