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Every now and then, the Egyptian church sees attempts by unknown sources to indirectly tamper with church doctrine, possibly leading to an enflaming of divisions.  In the most recent period, the church community is seeing the rise of some non-denominational groups visiting Coptic households across...
The religious discourse that Islamic political groups, like the Muslim Brotherhood spread, includes problems of adopting fatwas [fatwā] for political legitimacy and subjecting the foundations of democracy to historically religious concepts. 
Al-Dustūr has learned that the Coptic Orthodox Church is performing spiritual and pastoral services for Ashʿiyāʾ al-Maqārī and Faltāʾūs al-Maqārī, the two monks accused of murdering Bishop Epiphanius [Epīphaniyyūs], the late head of St. Macarius monastery [dayr Abū Maqār] in Wādī al-Naṭrūn.
al-Azhar’s recent stance on harassment issues was a beautiful, enlightening, and courageous stance that deserves to be congratulated. al-Azhar, the most prestigious religious institution in the Muslim world has issued a statement denouncing sexual harassment and has encouraged speaking out on...
In most countries, health workers are praised for their efforts, especially during a pandemic. The Egyptian government has been supportive, describing their doctors as ‘the White Egyptian Army.’ However, they can sometimes be faced with hostility.
An official in the National Committee for Human Rights in Qatar has revealed that the Committee has ordered the Qatari authorities to cooperate with their Egyptian counterparts, the National Council of Human Rights in Egypt, with the aim of solving the issue regarding the return of 400 Egyptians...
Shaykh Muḥammad Maḥmūd al-Ṭablāwī, head of Egypt’s Syndicate for Quran Reciters and Learners, died on Tuesday evening at the age of 86. His career spanned over half a century during which he was able to record the whole Quran after he was accredited by Egyptian Radio as a member of a great...
The Catholic, Evangelical and Episcopal churches of Egypt have announced that they have joined with al-Azhar and the Vatican to pray on Thursday May 14, for humanity to be relieved from the novel coronavirus pandemic, at the invitation of the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity.
Saudi Arabia officially abolished the use of flogging as a form of punishment, as well as the death penalty for juniors last week. An important news event that didn’t get the coverage it deserves. A heated argument has long raged through the corridors of the United Nations, between those who think...
Hostile news channels are attempting to propagate lies and biased rumours to destabilise Egypt and return it to the scenario of 2011.

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