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Pope Tawāḍrūs II, announced that the efforts made by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, President of the Republic of Egypt, represent his unprecedented achievements in achieving sustainable development, creating new urban societies and achieving a “dignified life” [Ḥayāh Karīma] for citizens. He...
Today, the district of East Mansūra issued a permit to build a Coptic Orthodox Church in the name of Saint John the Apostle in al-Darāsa neighborhood in Mansūra. This came after fulfilling the permit’s conditions and approval of Amīn Mukhtār, governor of Daqahilīya.  
Seven years have passed since the rule of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī. These years have witnessed many achievements and successes, the most prominent of which is strengthening the Copts' relationship with the state and gaining the respect and love of the Coptic people, particularly of His...
The ministerial committee concerned with licensing and legalizing the status of churches and Christian places of worship is still searching through the old papers of thousands of buildings. The total number of churches whose status was legalized increased to 1,882 churches and service buildings.
The Egyptian state is a unique example of co-existence between religions and national unity.  It has strived to ingrain and promote tolerance, peace, and equality regardless of religion or creed.  In light of these efforts, the media center for the Egyptian Cabinet has published a report that...
Father Michael Anton [Mīkhāʾīl Anṭūn], representative of the Coptic Orthodox Church, revealed before the ministerial committee in charge of legalizing church conditions, that the work of the committee is in favor of the principle of citizenship, as directed by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī. In...
Prime Minister Dr. Muṣṭafā Madbūlī presided over a meeting of the committee in charge of legalizing churches.  The meeting was attended by the ministers of justice, housing, and of parliamentary affairs, as well as representatives of the relevant authorities.
The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights criticised Egyptian security forces after the latter had prevented 4000 Coptic Christians from performing the New Year’s prayer in a building in Fāw Baḥarī village. The Christians of the village, which lies in Dishnā (Qinā governorate) in the south of...
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.

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