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News of Egypt: The Evangelical Church prepares for Easter prayers on Sunday morning The Evangelical Church is preparing for Easter prayers next Sunday at The Evangelical Church in Āzbikīa. Father Āndrīa Zakī will lead the prayers and many members of the Evangelical community as well as...
We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
All eyes are set today (November 18) on the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīya to follow up the church’s celebrations of the enthronement of Bishop Tawāḍrūs II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shinūdā III, who passed away in March, to be...
A dialogue forum held by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria laid an emphatic stress on the need to activate citizenship as a non-negotiable principle for Egyptians to obtain their rights without any forms of discrimination,...
‘Should we sacrifice evangelism for coexistence, or coexistence for evangelism? This debate will concern us for the next several years.’  This quote from Rev. Andrea Zakī ended a presentation by the Evangelical Theological Seminary of Cairo.
Egyptian churches urged President Muhammad Mursī to respect court rulings, criticizing his recent decision to reinstate the dissolved parliament while Coptic activists slammed it as “aggression on the rule of law and victory of the interests of the president’s group at the expense of the homeland’...
The salafī al-Nūr Party severely slammed Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb for rejecting to provide explanations for the word “principles” in the constitution, urging him to issue a statement indicating why he insists on keeping Article II unchanged. [Hamdī Dabash, ‘Usāmah al-Mahdī,...
The Egyptian Center for Development Studies and Human Rights (ECDSHR) called on President-elect Muḥammad Mursī to improve the affairs of Copts as first-class citizens by activating the principles of civil state on the ground, not through laws. [Amīrah Fatḥī, al-Wafd, June 26, p. 3] Read original...
This article was originally posted on Christianity Today, May 31, 2012. The first free election in Egypt's history has captured headlines worldwide with its unexpected runoff between a Mubārak regime figure and a Muslim Brotherhood leader. Less known is that 17 Coptic evangelical leaders met with...
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...

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