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After an Egyptian man was killed on Abū Yūsuf beach in Alexandria by an individual who harassed his wife, al-Azhar Sheikhdom released a statement condemning harassment, saying, that “there was no justification for it [harassment] in a country where women are sometimes blamed for being harassed...
On Thursday’s morning, Patriarch Theophilos III [Thiyyūfīlūs], Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem, Palestine and Israel, received many well-wishers on the occasion of St. Elias (Elijah)’s feast, stating that settlers and people who support the policy of settlement are destroying the hope for...
The Egyptian Church decided not to accept any new monks in monasteries and churches for one year, after the killing of Bishop Ipiphāniyūs (Epiphanius), Abbot of the Abu Maqār Monastery (Saint Makarius the Great) days ago.
Al-Tahrīr criticized the statement and called it “manipulation and fraud”. Below is the full text of the  statement as it came on the “Office of Assistant to President of Egypt on Foreign Relations – Official” Facebook page, it was posted on Monday, April 8, 2013: - On Al-Khusous and Cathedral...
Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, said that the five Coptic detainees are: ‘Izat Hakīm, ‘Isá Ibrāhīm, ‘Adil Shākir, Shirīf Ramsīs, and ‘Imād Sidīq. He added that the detainees are being tortured by the Libyan Preventive Security Unit and have to be released immediately. ...
Faiths are tolerant but some of their adherents are intolerant, fight each other and quarrel, searching for reasons for conflict however small or insignificant, while ignoring reasons for concord however many and important they are. They have not understood that nations are not built on hate but...
Ahram Online wrote on January 24: Representative from Egypt's Christian churches have withdrawn from President Mohamed Morsi's national dialogue. The Coptic Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical churches decided to leave the dialogue on Wednesday because it was "unproductive" and did not "yield the...
President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī met with Mafḍal Sayf al-Dīn, the Sultan of the Indian Bohra community, on Thursday. The two sides emphasized the importance of dialogue among all nations and all various faiths and communities. The Sultan of Bohra announced his support for Egypt and donated 10...
Dr. Aḥmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and President of the Muslim Council of Elders, and Dr. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, presided over the third round of dialogue between al-Azhar and the Anglican Church on Tuesday. It was held at Lambeth Palace, the headquarters of the Bishopric...
Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptians Expatriate Affairs, met with a number of young people representing Egypt at the Emerging Peacemakers Forum, whose first session is to convene in London. The forum is organized by al-Azhar and the Diocese of Canterbury to...

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