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Egypt has a long history related to issues between Muslims and Christians. Apparently, this was the fundamental reason for creating that conference which is sponsored by the center of Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with a huge electronic English database about the religion’s role in the...
Anglican Archbishop Mouneer proposed the title Comparing inclusive Citizenship in Egypt with Europe. The comparison with Europe was important to the Archbishop since it is not all rosy in Europe, yet Mr.Belder chose to focus on Egypt alone. Mr.Bas Belder is a former journalist for the...
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...
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...
[The text was written as a chapter for Freedom of Belief and Christian Mission, Edited by Hans Aage Gravaas, Christof Sauer, Tormod Engelsviken, Maqsood Kamil and Knud Jørgensen. Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series, Vol.
In the province of al-Minyā in southern Egypt, representatives of prominent families paid a visit to the Coptic Christians and the pastor of the Evangelical church to apologize for the attack on the church's newly constructed building, which had a building license.
Archbishop of al-Minyā, Anbā Makāryūs, has been given the nickname the ‘Honest Pastor’ following his visit to the village of al-Fawākhir after the assault on his congregation, where three houses were set alight and more were looted.
Security forces in the Upper Egyptian province of al-Minyā and the deputy governor rushed to al-Fawākhir village after reported assaults by extremists on Copts over rumors pertaining to the construction of a church.
In a gesture indicative of the strong ties between Muslims and Copts a priest of a church in Najʿ Ḥammādī city of the Qinā governorate in southern Egypt attended an ifṭār (fast-breaking) banquet along with fasting Muslims.
Intercultural and interreligious dialogue brought Cornelis Hulsman from a conservative Christian Reformed bubble in the Netherlands to a deeply ecumenical attitude, refraining from absolutist statements about faith since any religion is the outcome of a human search for meaning in life.

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