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Copts call for forming committee to discuss unified houses of worship law

By Essam Fadl CAIRO: The Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Churches urged the ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) to form a committee comprising Al-Azhar and the three churches to discuss the unified law of houses of worship before it is drafted. Papal sources told Daily News Egypt that a joint meeting between the three churches, …


Leaked houses of worship draft law stirs debate

  CAIRO: A leaked draft of a law drafted by Egypt’s interim Cabinet regulating the building of houses of worship stirred debate among both Muslim and Coptic communities.   The three Coptic Churches (Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical) had demanded to discuss the law, whose leaked draft was published in state-run press, before it was drafted, …


Unified law for building houses of worship to be drafted, says Cabinet

CAIRO: A unified law for building houses of worship will be drafted and a law criminalizing the use of religious slogans in electoral campaigns will be activated, the Cabinet said Wednesday. The Cabinet decided to establish a national justice committee to fight against sectarian strife, in a bid to ease sectarian tensions following the Imbaba …


Copts protest inside Beni Suef church to stop dome demolition

By Essam Fadl CAIRO: Copts protested inside the Ezbet Gaafar Church in Al-Fashn town, Beni Suef, after a decision by the city’s administration office to demolish the church’s dome. Al-Fashn town’s administration office said the contractors didn’t commit to the presidential permit regarding the restoration of the church, which stipulated the demolishment of the old building …


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