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The Sultan Monastery is considered the most valuable Coptic Orthodox Church property in Palestine. Israel gave it to the Ethiopian Church.
European Copts have been invited to attend a conference on religious freedom in Egypt that will be held in Germany later this month.
Dār al-Iftā’ issue a fatwá claiming that polygamy is not prohibited in Judaism and Christianity according to the Torah and the Bible. The fatwá aroused Christians’ resentment.
This article deals with the Christian fasts. It sheds light on the difference between some Christian denominations in fasting.
Hulsman flags up articles 5-8 in this issue that concern sūrah 2:256 of the Qur’ān and whether it is abrogated or not. He also draws the reader’s attention to a number of article that focus on issues that threaten the social peace of society
A recent presidential decree has approved amendments to the personal status code for Copts. The article explains that this new code should put an end to discrepancies concerning court rulings in divorce cases and has been welcomed by Copts.
The author conducted an interview with Father Salīb Mattá Sawirus on the topic of his newly established human rights center.
The controversial court ruling that was issued recently is still creating heated discussions in Coptic and judicial milieus. While some think it is binding and necessary, religious sources reject it because it is a violation of the Biblical teaching.
The author wonders why the papers of a ’Christian’ sentenced to death are referred to the ’Muslim’ muftī and not to the church.
Max Michel Ḥannā, Archbishop Maximus, is waiting for a court ruling to grant him a license for his new St. Athanasius Church. He has said he will establish his church elsewhere if he loses the case.


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