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The concept of citizenship, the author argues, is in line with the Islamic Sharīʿa . Citizenship has already been applied by the prophet and his companions. The author is in strong disagreement with the presentation of former Dutch Member of the European Parliament Bas Belder. Belder refers, based...
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...
In email correspondence. Imām Fāḍl Sulaymān responded to our earlier discussion about the Covenant of ʿUmar, also known as the Capitulations of ʿUmar since I was working on a paper on my correspondence with late Dutch scholar Dr. Hans Jansen (1942-2015).  Jansen argued that the code of ‘Umar and...
This article highlights the views and expectations of several public Christian figures, following President al-Sīsī call for a national political dialogue among all segments of society without exception or discrimination.
ʿĀzir Mikhāʾīl Yūsuf ʿAṭā, nephew of Pope Cyril [Kīrillus] VI, has shared a rare collection of photos of the placing of the foundation stone of the Greater Cathedral of the Coptic Orthodox in Abbassia, Cairo.
According to BBC news Arabic, the Abū Sīfīn church was burned and 41 people were announced dead, including children, and 16 people were injured. Pope Tawāḍrūs II pointed out in a statement the responsibility of Egyptian authorities to participate in the expansion of narrow churches in order to suit...
The Evangelical community Leadership in Egypt received the land allocated to it in the first phase of the New Administrative Capital, with an area of ​​4,000 square meters in the block of embassies and ministries of ​​the Egyptian state. This land was allocated to build a church for the Evangelical...
Aḥmad, Abānūb, and thousands of Egyptian workers and engineers have built al-Fattāḥ al-ʿAlīm Mosque and the Nativity of Christ Cathedral in the New Administrative Capital, the buildings of peace and love.
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,...
Witnesses shared videos on social networking sites of the demolition of a church in the village of ‘Basṭara’ in al-Buḥayra (Beheira) governorate. This comes following a removal order by the Damanhūr city council in cooperation with security forces. This resulted in clashes between Coptic citizens...

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