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Last year, the Egyptian Cabinet increased the punishment for female genital mutilation (FGM) to a maximum 20-year prison sentence, but this has not limited the spread of the practice. 
This evening, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī participated in a mini-summit via video conferencing with African leaders, French President Emmanuel Macron, and the director of the World Health Organization. 
Dr. Munīr Ḥannā, bishop of the Episcopal Church for the Alexandria region, condemned the Zionist, terrorist attempt to burn down the Church of All Nations [Church of Gethsemane] in Jerusalem. 
The following article recounts the important milestones of Pope Tawāḍrūs II’s life, specifically on today, November 4th, his birthday.
In most countries, health workers are praised for their efforts, especially during a pandemic. The Egyptian government has been supportive, describing their doctors as ‘the White Egyptian Army.’ However, they can sometimes be faced with hostility.
Al-Azhar's Jurisprudence [fiqh] Committee confirmed that fasting Ramadan [Ramaḍān] is obligatory, emphasizing that as of now, there is no medical evidence proving that fasting leads to getting the novel Coronavirus.  The Committee held an emergency meeting with senior doctors, medical specialists...
Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox Church, revealed the details of a church announcement to extend church closures and the cancellation of prayers for Holy Week and of Easter masses. He clarified that the measures would be carried out at all churches and in all parishes,...
The majority of Muslims around the world began to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan this Friday amidst a peak in the number of people infected with the Coronavirus. The virus prevents many believers from meeting their families or performing collective prayers in mosques, while some religious...
Dr. ʿAlī Jumaʿa, former Mufti of Egypt, said in a televised statement that “launching hundreds of thousands of satellites to begin working on 5G networks has paved the way for the atmosphere to spread the Coronavirus, since it altered the Earth's electromagnetism.”
The bishops and monasteries announced the final cancellation of all activities and masses and receiving visitors starting from today for 15 days, following the meeting of the Holy Synod today.


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