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The RNSAW interviewed Hafez Abu Seada upon the request of the American Council of Churches about the article in the Boston Globe and found that the Boston Globe and Hafez Abu Seada have talked at cross-purposes. Where Hafez Abu Seada spoke about human rights violations concerning all Egyptians,...
Self-proclaimed archpriest Habil Tawfiq touched off a controversy a couple of weeks ago when he decided to mark the 13th anniversary of the miracles he worked.
A man claims he is a priest, that the pope tried to have him assassinated three times and the church had refused to recognize him. Yet, he carries official papers which identify him as a priest and he says : "I was secretly ordained as a priest because I am blind.
Sub-Titles: A Christian lawyer accuses the priest of deviating from Christianity because of an [newspaper] article. A response to the view of a Coptic priest who rejects adoption because of its pagan, Byzantine origin: a first inside the Coptic Church, last week a lawyer filed a lawsuit demanding...
Inside and outside the church everybody is watching. They are asking whether Pope Shenouda will give a permission for remarriage to Ghatas, as the sentence of the law stated, or he will not give it to him.
After the passage of more than 20 years since the first attempt at issuing a unified Personal Status Law binding all Christian denominations, an agreement has finally been reached in the last couple of days. Rose al-Yūsif obtained the full text of the Personal Status Law for the Copts and describes...
Since the issue of the Ottoman decree known as the Hamayouni law in 1856 that concerns the building of churches, Christians have disagreed on whether this law is a blessing or a curse. The building of churches at that time equated mosque building with church building on condition that approval is...
The war of words continues; the Muslim Brotherhood accuses the church of being a political party since the Egyptian government prohibits the formation of religious political parties which prevents the Muslim Brotherhood to run for Parliament. Mamduh Nakhlah, a young Coptic lawyer trying to...
For the first time ever, the committee of suggestions and complaints in the People’s Assembly is preparing a study about the Khat Al-Hamayouni and the ten conditions organizing the building of churches in preparation for a law to regulate all places of worship.

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