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A new problem has emerged in Egypt in recent days. It is about the freedom of Christian women in general to change their religion to Islam and the consequent possibility of marriage to a Muslim and the transition from a Christian family to a Muslim family. This is the background of tensions...
In his video, the Azhari shaykh Mabrūk ʿAṭiya mocked Christ saying he is not a ‘sayyid’ (venerated leader) as people refer to him. The video was a response to journalist and TV host Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā dating back to 2016 but was re-posted recently about the values in Jesus Christ’s ‘Sermon on the Mount.’
A video of Dr. Mabrūk ʿAṭiyya, professor of Islamic law at al-Azhar University, was spread on social media, in which he talked about the Sermon on the Mount. However, the video, which was a response to journalist and TV host Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā, was shared as a mockery of Jesus Christ.  The circulating...
Rev. Fr. Armiyā ʿAbdu thanked General Hishām Farīd, the commissioner of the Banī Suwayf police station, and Ashraf al-Khūlī, head of the investigations of the Banī Suwayf police station, for their success in containing a sectarian dispute.
Al-Minyā always appears to be at the center of sectarian attacks targeting Christians or their places of worship, incited either from building new churches, rumors of an illicit interfaith love affair like in the “Lady of al-Karam” incident, or Facebook posts interpreted as insulting Islam. ...
The Jesuit Foundation will soon publish a book titled “The Door Closed between Copts and Muslims” [al-Bāb al-Mughlaq bayn al-Aqbāṭ wa al-Muslimīn] written by Dr. Aḥmad al-Khamīsī.   Al-Khamīsī mentioned to al-Dustūr that this third edition of the “The Door Closed” includes documentation and brings...
Public Prosecution issued a decision regarding the attack on three Coptic shops in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria, which resulted in the death of Ramsīs Būlus Hirmīnā (47 years old) and the stabbing of his brother ʿĀdil Būlus Hirmīnā (60 years old).  Tāriq Fawzī Shinūda and his clothing store were also...
Members of the Egyptian House of Representatives and Senate expressed their condolences to Bishop Ilarion [Iylāriyūn], general bishop of the churches of West Alexandria, for the death of Ramsīs Būlus Hirmīnā. a Copt who was the victim of a hate crime that took place in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria. The...
A church source warned against getting carried away with people who provoke sectarian strife, especially on social media. 
The Observatory for Monitoring Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Views condemned the terrorist attack targeting a Greek Orthodox priest in the French city of Lyon.

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