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Anglican Archbishop Mouneer proposed the title Comparing inclusive Citizenship in Egypt with Europe. The comparison with Europe was important to the Archbishop since it is not all rosy in Europe, yet Mr.Belder chose to focus on Egypt alone. Mr.Bas Belder is a former journalist for the...
The September 2020 Webinar “Comparing inclusive Citizenship in Egypt with Europe,” led to a discussion about the so-called Covenant of ʿUmar, also known as the Capitulations of ʿUmar, a 9th-century document prohibiting church building, the rebuilding of destroyed churches, and displaying a cross on...
Mr. Bas Belder was between 1999 and 2019 one of the very few members in the European Parliament showing an active interest in the position of Christians in the Middle East. He is to be complimented for his genuine interest in Christians in the Middle East but the sources he used in his paper for...
In the province of al-Minyā in southern Egypt, representatives of prominent families paid a visit to the Coptic Christians and the pastor of the Evangelical church to apologize for the attack on the church's newly constructed building, which had a building license.
The Higher Presidential Committee of Churches’ Affairs in Palestine (HCC) said a visit by Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, to Gaza under Israel’s prolonged hostility is a “message to all world leaders to work towards ending this war and bring about a just peace that...
Egyptian businessman Najīb Sāwīrīs has sparked controversy among social media users following a post in which he said, “We Christians believe in one God,” renewing controversy he had made the prior week following a similar post in which he cited a verse of the Qurʾān (Sūrat Al-Kāfirūn) as evidence...
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem announced that it is not holding celebrations this year due to the “barbaric” war being waged by the occupation forces in Gaza.
Following the Easter celebrations, Christian churches across Egypt are celebrating Khamāsīn, or the Holy Fifty Days. Between now and the Pentecost, which falls on June 23, the churches are marking this festival with joyful music and decorations of white curtains and roses.
Today (May 4), Christians of the Orthodox Church are celebrating Holy Saturday, which follows Good Friday and precedes Easter Sunday, when masses call for the spreading of love and peace.
In its excessive oppression, the Israeli occupation does not discriminate between Muslims and Christians. This is what the Palestinians and Arabs have come to understand for over more than seven decades. Below are the most prominent Christian figures who engaged in honorable resistance against the...

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