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The Copts of today: Escaping the Church’s patronage
Egypt

The Copts of today: Escaping the Church’s patronage

The Egyptian television building at Maspero on the Nile corniche has looked nothing short of a street-based church for the…
PM to re-open 16 churches as Copts continue their sit-in
Egypt

PM to re-open 16 churches as Copts continue their sit-in

National Justice Committee (NJC) member Amir Ramzy said that Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has decided to re-open 16 churches…
Restoration of Imbaba church expected to begin in 10 days’ time
Egypt

Restoration of Imbaba church expected to begin in 10 days’ time

Giza's governor has announced that the restoration of buildings damaged and burnt in sectarian clashes on Saturday will begin as…
Revolution group criticizes response to sectarian strife
Egypt

Revolution group criticizes response to sectarian strife

A revolution youth coalition on Monday criticized security forces' response to sectarian clashes that erupted late Saturday in Imbaba and…
There will be enough churches in Egypt, says premier
Egypt

There will be enough churches in Egypt, says premier

Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif rejected on Saturday a “free-for- all” policy to build mosques and churches, a reference to…
Security beefed-up around Egyptian churches ahead of New Year’s celebrations
Egypt

Security beefed-up around Egyptian churches ahead of New Year’s celebrations

Authorities tightened security measures to protect Egyptian churches hours before New Year’s celebrations on Friday following threats by al-Qaeda to…
Security beefed-up in Luxor to protect Christian pilgrims
Egypt

Security beefed-up in Luxor to protect Christian pilgrims

Luxor-- Egyptian police on Tuesday beefed up security measures for a Coptic festival being held in the ancient city of…
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