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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...
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,...
Samīḥa Ayūb, the sister of Sāra Ayūb who was reported as a missing person streamed a live video on Facebook and spilled the beans. She said that she had obtained the birth certificate of her sister. As a result, she found out that Sāra is still Christian. Therefore, the videos of her sister that...
A Coptic family cried for help to President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī after the disappearance of their daughter Sāra Tawfīq ʾAyūb. on December 12, 2021, the 21-year-old Christian girl disappeared in mysterious circumstances, while she was on her way to the church and meet her fiancé.
Sūhāj Cotps sent a distress call to President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to intervene immediately to release their sons who have been detained in Libya for 15 days. Jirjis Khalīfa, brother of one of the detainees, said that the youths were detained or kidnapped from the Marāgha and Juhayna centers, and...
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...
Dr. Rev. Andrea Zakī, President of the Evangelical Community and Head of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), praised ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sisī’s declaration of making 2022 the year of Civil Society and launching a national strategy to promote human rights in Egypt.
Munṣif Sulaymān, Legal Advisor to the Coptic Orthodox Church and member of the House of Representatives, announced the completion of reviewing the Family Law (Personal Status for Copts) in the Ministry of Justice. All sides have agreed on all articles of the draft law after 16 sessions that brought...
Pope Tawāḍrūs congratulated President ʿAbd al-Fatāḥ al-Sīsī for receiving the Leader's Order from the Arab parliament, legislative body of the Arab League, in the name of the Coptic Orthodox Church. The award honors the president for his efforts in serving the Arab world and resolving regional...
If not for the Egyptian public witnessing the hidden conflict between President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī and Grand Imām of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, the law regulating the Dār al-Iftāʾ, which the Egyptian parliament passed on June 19, would have passed without controversy.  This conflict has entered...

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