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Introduction: Inclusive citizenship seeks to go beyond the intellectual debates of recent years on democratization and participation to explore a related set of issues around changing conceptions of citizenship. Peoples’ understandings of what it means to be a citizen go to the heart of various...
This is the transcript of the presentation H.E. Bishop Dr. Yohanna Qulta (84) gave at the Webinar on Inclusive Citizenship on September 26, 2020. This transcript was made by Shady Saleh elSherif. Before Bishop Qulta became a priest he was teaching philosophy at Cairo University, Egypt. He is a...
Mr. Bas Belder was between 1999 and 2019 one of the very few members in the European Parliament showing an active interest in the position of Christians in the Middle East. He is to be complimented for his genuine interest in Christians in the Middle East but the sources he used in his paper for...
Our students met on-line with Dr. Renee Hattar, since October 2016 the head of International Studies at the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies in Jordan, founded in 1994 by HRH Prince el-Hassan bin-Talal of Jordan.  RIIFS describes itself as “a non-profit, non-governmental organization that...
A proposal to amend Article 20 of the Moroccan Personal Status Law Code, specifically concerning the marriage of minors under the age of 18, has caused division among the ruling majority and opposition groups within the country’s House of Representatives. Demands were made by the progressive...
Pope Tawāḍrūs attended an event organized by the Papal Office for Projects (POP) to launch an awareness-raising document titled ‘Let the Joy be Complete,’ which addresses the risks associated with consanguineous or interfamilial marriage.
President of the National Council for Women, Dr. Māyā Morsī, participated in the Egyptian Family Celebration organized by the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate under the leadership of Pope Tawāḍrūs, which carried the slogan “Family Health = Community Health.”  
Maḥmūd al-Habbāsh, an advisor to the Palestinian President, Maḥmūd ʿAbbās, and the Palestinian Authority’s Top Sharīʿa Judge and Advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs, condemned the “racist assault” by a group of “terrorist settlers” on a Christian monk in occupied Jerusalem. The assailants had...
The 8th international fatwā conference will shed light on fatwā institutions’ role in handling major global challenges, including climate change. It is to be held under the auspices of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī with participation from 90 countries.  
In association with the Masār al-Khayr (Path of Benevolence) foundation for sustainable development, the Bible Society of Jordan announced the start of a campaign to hand out packages of stationery to more than 2,000 government school pupils in the provinces of al-Karak, Mādabā and Maʿān.

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