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Vetogate spots three Christian groups in Egypt that are banned by the Coptic Orthodox Church for reasons of ‘heresy’, while the Egyptian authorities authorized their activities. 
The law, usually referred to publicly the ‘unified personal status law for Copts,’ will generally apply to all Christians in Egypt. However, some denominations that are recognized by the state as Christians, such as the Adventists and the Jehovah Witnesses, are not considered by the draft law.
  The three main churches of Egypt, Evangelical, Catholic and Orthodox, are about to endorse the final version of the unified personal status law of the Copts in Egypt. Despite the internal differences between these churches, they are gathered together to try and reach a unified personal status law...
While the Coptic Orthodox Church warns of the danger of the Adventists, who are considered to be heretics, the head of the “group” appears to ignore the opinion of the leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Seminars organized by the Coptic Adventist Church have issued invitations to a seminar to contemplate means of attaining salvation. The seminars will be held in Heliopolis.
In the past some Copts have been complaining that the Egyptian press has not given (enough) attention to Christian religious feasts. This is why we have listed the articles related to Easter.
The public relations manager of the Coptic Adventist Denomination in Egypt and three Orthodox fathers sent letters to Rose El-Youssef commenting on its articles on the Adventist Church.
The author comments on the article "Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Adventists." He said that there should have been representatives of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in the article just like the other denominations. Jehovah’s Witnesses were considered non-Christians calling for disbelief and leaving all...
Catholic father Rafiq Greish, Orthodox archpriest Salib Matta, and Protestant reverend Ikram Lamai responded to Rose El-Youssef’s article "seizing an extremist Christian group" The latter two did not restrict their arguments to the Adventists, but discussed the Catholic Church and popes. The author...
The Orthodox Church does not recognize the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists, Plymouth Brethren and Evangelists. It considers them as sects that have deviated from church references that are based on the Holy Bible, ecumenical councils, fathers’ sayings and church laws. Representatives of...

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