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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...
The Ṭanṭā Economic Court sentenced Coptic young man Kyrullus Rifʿat Nāshid to six-month suspended imprisonment term and a fine of EGP100,000 (roughly $3,235) on charges of contempt of Christianity and infringement of family principles and values.  
The Coptic Orthodox archdiocese of al-Minūfīya in the town of Shibīn al-Kūm entrusted Mīlād Isṭifānūs ʿAjāybī, a lower with the Court of Cassation and Supreme Constitutional Court, to take all the legal procedures for reconciliation with a Coptic Christian on a misdemeanor case.
A dilemma has been dominating the question of inheritance for Christians in most, if not all, Arab countries. This issue involves many injustices related to Christians’ personal status.
Fr. Paulus Sati, Patriarchal Administrator of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Egypt is leading the celebrative mass marking the feast of Mār Antonius (Saint Anthony the Great, d.356).
Dr. Andrea Zakī, President of the Evangelical community in Egypt, said there have been many rounds and lots of discussions on the unified personal status law, which ended up in agreement over 90% of the items.
Rev. Andrea Zakī, the president of the Coptic Evangelical community in Egypt, said that President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s visit to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral on Christmas eve is a model of bringing true citizenship from words into action, and confirms that all Egyptians from all religious...
The attitude by the Copts of Egypt is not different from that of the Muslims in their rejection of Israeli aggression and display of solidarity with the people of Gaza and Palestine in general.

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