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The press continues its investigations into the case of Muḥammad Aḥmad Ḥijāzī, an Egyptian citizen who has converted to Christianity. He has filed the first ever lawsuit to formally prove that he has become a Christian by changing his ID and other official papers. A broad range of opinions and...
Muḥammad Aḥmad Ḥijāzī, an Egyptian citizen who converted to Christianity has filed a case to officially prove his Christian status under Egyptian law. In the first case of its kind in Egypt, Ḥijāzī is attempting to formally change his identity card and other official papers.
Church leaders appealed to the state to have mercy on Muslims who converted to Christianity and requested that they be allowed the freedom of thought and belief as provided in the Constitution.
Muḥammad al-Bāz discusses the Coptic unified personal status law that was prepared in 1978 but has never been certified. al-Bāz believes that the law will increase the sufferings of Copts as it will close the door to divorce and will leave Copts, who have problems in their marital lives, with only...
Although Coptic lawyer Mamdūḥ Naklah is apparently concerned with Coptic issues, he has been accused of trading on Copts’ problems and of inciting the U.S. against the Egyptian regime.
Hibah Bayyūmī discusses the developments in the lawsuit filed by a number of Muslims who had converted from Christianity to Islam and now demanded to re-convert to their original religion, mentioning the opinions of Muslim and Christian intellectuals on the issue.
The article discusses the triumph of a few Copts who were permitted to re-convert to Christianity, having originally converted to Islam. The author criticizes the double standard in how easy it is to embrace Islam, yet how difficult it is to embrace Christianity.
Pope Shenouda will not assign Bishop Bimen to assume control of the Luxor Bishopric and the security advised lawyer Mamdūḥ Nakhlah not to organize a demonstration.
Taking cognizance of a lawsuit appealing laws regarding building churches in Egypt was postponed. Coptic Lawyer Mamdūḥ Nakhlah said the case might take an entire year.
The appeal lawsuit against the presidential ruling allowing governors to authorize repair works in churches in Egypt was promoted three years ago, immediately following the ruling. However, the Administrative Court agreed on taking cognizance of it only three months ago. The appeal proves the...

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