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The power of religion among the people of Egypt is great and widely recognized. This helped Islamists movements to overthrow the regime of President Ḥusnī Mubārak in 2011 and brought President Muḥammad Mursī to power in 2012-2013. But how to measure Egyptian religiosity? Previous presidents had to...
Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Egypt’s Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs, met with Fr. Julius [Yūliyyūs], bishop of the Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical and Social Services of the Coptic Orthodox Church (BLESS), and Executive Director of  Dignified Life Foundation Āya al-Qamarī....
The Vatican News website praised the good relation between President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī  and Christians in Egypt. Since al-Sīsī assumed the Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt in 2014, he has made several friendly gestures towards the local churches, especially the Coptic Orthodox Church,...
President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī congratulated His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, patriarch of the See of St. Mark, on Christmas, during his visit to the Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ at the New Administrative Capital.
Dr. Shawkī ʿAllām , Grand Mufti of Egypt, received a high-level delegation from the Anglican Episcopal Church, headed by Archbishop Sāmī Fawzī –– to congratulate Muslims for the blessed Eid al-Adha [ʿĪd al-Aḍḥā].
On Monday, Major General ʿIṣām Saʿad, Governor of Asyūṭ, met with Archbishop Nicolas Henry, the Vatican’s Ambassador to Egypt and representative of His Holiness Pope Francis. Archbishop Nicolas Henry visited some churches in various districts of the governorate, and met with Muslim and Christian...
The Grand Imam, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, welcomed His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II and his delegation into the sheikhdom of al-Azhar, expressing his appreciation for this visit and for the strength and cohesion of the relationship between al-Azhar and the Church, which embodies the human brotherhood that...
Dr. Sāmī Fawzī, the Archbishop of Alexandria Province of the Anglican Episcopal Church, welcomed Dr. Ibrāhīm al-Jamal, General Director of al-Azhar Preaching, Head of the Fatwa Committee and Secretary-General of the Egyptian Family House in Alexandria, to congratulate him on his inauguration as...
As part of the relations of affection, love and mutual visits between the Christian clergy and the scholars of al-Azhar and the Awqāf, a large delegation of Islamic clerics headed by Dr. Ramaḍān Ḥassan, head of the branch of the World Organization for al-Azhar Graduates, professor and head of the...
HRH Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are currently visiting Egypt, their first visit to the country in 15 years. Prince Charles is well-known for his work in interfaith dialogue. Prof. Dr. Hassan M. Wageih Hassan [Ḥassan Muḥammad Wajīh Ḥassan], a close friend of Arab-West Report, recalls the...

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