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Vetogate spots three Christian groups in Egypt that are banned by the Coptic Orthodox Church for reasons of ‘heresy’, while the Egyptian authorities authorized their activities. 
Coptic Orthodox Bishop Makāriyyūs‎ of al-Minyā said an agreement was signed between the church and the Egyptian Ministry of Environment to allow monastic life at St. Makāriyyūs‎’ Monastery in Wādī al-Rayyān within the area agreed upon.
“The Church is still committed to Pope Tawāḍrūs’ decision to suspend trips to monasteries until further notice,” said Fr. Būlus Ḥalīm, official spokesman of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
President of the Evangelical congregation in Egypt Dr. Andrīyya Zakī extended condolences to the Egyptian people and the government on the death of Dr. ʿAlī al-Sammān, who was a symbolic figure of Islamic-Christian dialogue and had worked sincerely to foster interfaith and intercultural coexistence...
The article highlights the figures of Christians in each of the Gulf States. These figures hit about three million Christians out of a total of 13 million expatriates. Most of those Christians, who are affiliated to Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant congregations, are distributed in six countries,...
Despite the escalating demands for the dissolution of the religious parties that emerged after the revolution of January 25, 2011, the Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court rejected a lawsuit to dissolve some religious parties last July because the lawsuit was filed by a lawyer without legal...
After 19 days of al-Azhar establishing the Fatwa Kiosks in some metro stations, people started to accept the previously criticized idea. 
Speaking to al-Dustūr, Pope Tawādrūs of the Coptic Orthodox Church said the church rejected and condemned the Israeli assault on al-Aqṣā Mosque, because such practices would sow fanaticism and hatred among people, calling on the Arab governments and the international community to stop these...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod is expected to recognize the monastery officially soon after Pope Tawādrūs recognized it indirectly when he delegated General Bishop Makāriyyūs of al-Minyā to run the monastery’s affairs, the source told al-Dustūr.
The article gives a brief account on Coptic Orthodox Bishop Bīsantī of Ḥulwān, Cairo, who was born in 1941 in Giza and graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, in 1962 and obtained a master’s in biochemistry in 1969.

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