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The Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo approved by majority during its annual meeting on Friday (January 20) on the ordaining of women as priests for the first time in the history of all Christian denomination in Egypt. Pastor Rif'at Fikrī, Chairman of the ETSC's information committee, said...
Cairo - A widespread debate between the three Egyptian Churches (Orthodox, Evangelical, and Catholic) has ensued around the preparations of the Personal Status Law draft for Egyptian Christians, in the hope to present it to Parliament during the new session and have it officially passed, in the...
On March 28, 2010, I wrote an article on the importance of unity among Egypt's Christian communities, and called for the establishment of a local council for the churches of Egypt. Despite the fears of failure in the implementation, the responses to this call came positive and contrary to...
The Coptic Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Churches will meet with the Ministry of Justice (Author's note: the newspaper did not name the person they are meeting) on May 12, 2013, to discuss a civil marriage proposal to include a new chapter suited to Christian needs (Sarah Hāmid, al-Misrīyūn,...
Hānī `Ezzat, founder of the Association of the victims of the personal status law of the Copts, said that parliamentarian sources informed him that President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi had asked Pope Tawadros of the Coptic Orthodox Church to speed up discussions on a unified personal status law for...
Egyptian media are full of reports on the work of the current Constituent Assembly. On November 22, Arab-West Report met with Rev. Dr. Safwāt al-Bayādī, President of the Protestant Churches in Egypt and member of the Constituent Assembly. Arab-West Report had previously attended a conference of...
The Coptic Evangelical Church’s Synod appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to freeze his constitutional declaration and call for a national dialogue that would bring together all segments of the society to reach accordance over critical issues. [Ḥusnī Mīlād, al-Akhbār, Dec. 2, p. 9] Read text in...
In an attempt to cool down an explosive situation in Beni Suef, a prosecutor in the Upper Egyptian governorate ordered Nabīl Nādī Rizq, 9, and Mīnā Nādī Faraj, 10, be placed in a reformatory for causing sectarian troubles after they urinated on a copy of the Qur’ān. [Mustafá ‘Arafah, Rose al-Yūsuf...
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic. It was later translated into English, expanded with texts of Nushin Atmaca and Patricia Prentice and edited by Cornelis Hulsman with help of Jenna Ferrecchia and Douglas May.
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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