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A communication will be held with the Ethiopian Church to discuss what was posted by Ethiopian Priest Brouk Yiheyis on his Facebook timeline.
Egyptian Lawyer Ḥāmid Sālim filed a lawsuit to censor religious TV programs by al-Azhar before they are broadcast on satellite channels, arguing that some programs broadcast fatwas threatening national security and social peace.
Egyptian MP, Sa`īd Hasāsīn, described the Copts' contribution in the 5-million EGP construction costs of a mosque in Zaqāzīq as ‘historic’.
Chief Justice of Palestine, Maḥmūd al-Habāsh, said that the Egypt of al-Azhar does not know but moderation [in religion], and the correct path towards the road of development for all of humanity. He indicated that the whole world suffers from instances of extremism and terrorism, which have...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, said that human rights in the western world are not concerned with the directives of religion, of ḥalāl and ḥarām, but rather, to completely remove religion from any area of life. Among these rights is homosexuality, for which the Grand Imam emphasizes...
Since June 30, 2013, sporadic acts of violence and terrorism have risen to the surface of the public sphere, and armed Takfīri groups and movements have systematically adopted the use of violence. However, over time, smaller groups active in different parts of the country, have targeted both state...
Egypt’s Grand Muftī strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā this morning. The attack killed 25 Egyptians and injured 71 others. He said in his statement on Sunday that this painful incident is affecting both Egyptian Muslims and Egyptian Christians, and that we...
After decades of calm relations between Egypt’s Muslims and Christians, discord had reared its head once again after ‘the religious president’ – referring to Anwar al-Sādāt famous slogan “I am a Muslim president who rules a Muslim country” – had decided to flirt with the Islamists, including the...
The so-called Islamic State, which had previously claimed responsibility for the bombings of the Church of St George in Ṭanṭa, and the Church of St. Mark in Alexandria, announced that they were specifically carried out by two of its followers, Abū al-Barāʿ al-Miṣrī, and Abū Isḥāq al-Miṣrī.
Egyptian writer Khālid Muntaṣir has condemned this morning’s explosion in the Mār Jirjis Church in the city of Ṭanṭā that coincided with the Coptic celebration of Palm Sunday.

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