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World - International
12/4/2021 11:41:40 AM
Pope Francis is starting the second leg of a five-day visit to Cyprus and Greece aimed at bolstering recently mended ties between the Vatican and Greek Orthodox churches.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
11/7/2021 11:02:36 PM
A cabinet committee tasked with legalising the status of unlicensed churches in Egypt approved on Sunday the legalisation of 63 churches and Christian service buildings that had been operating without a permit, the cabinet announced in a statement.

Egypt - Courts & Law
10/29/2021 6:57:00 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ended on Monday a four-year state of emergency nationwide, which was declared after two terrorist attacks on churches in April 2017.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/27/2021 2:04:00 PM
The decision not to extend emergency legislation sends the message that Egypt is now stable and secure, and the government takes human rights seriously.

Egypt - Politics
7/25/2021 9:35:37 PM
This brings the total number of Christian places of worship and service buildings that have been granted legal status so far to 1,985

Egypt - Politics
7/3/2021 3:18:05 PM
The move comes on the heels of a religious edict allowing non-Muslims to buy sacrificial sukuk

World - International
6/27/2021 1:47:19 PM
St. Ann's Catholic Church on the Upper Similkameen Indian Band and the Chopaka Catholic Church on the Lower Similkameen Indian Band were set ablaze less than an hour apart in the early morning

Egypt - Politics
5/31/2021 4:20:41 PM
It was decided to hold masses in the upcoming period, till further notice, with 25 percent of churches’ capacities

Opinion -
5/27/2021 7:25:00 PM
Reflecting on ongoing US debates about Palestine

Egypt - Politics
4/22/2021 11:57:26 AM
Earlier this month, several Egyptian Coptic monasteries said they will ban visits in the upcoming period until Easter due to a spike in coronavirus infections

Egypt - Politics
4/17/2021 5:59:17 PM
Other churches will adopt a set of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic, including holding mass at a capacity of 25 percent

Egypt - Politics
4/12/2021 6:50:45 PM
The committee to legalise the status of unlicensed churches was established in 2017 by the prime minister

Egypt - Politics
3/14/2021 9:58:00 PM
This is the first major closure of houses of Christian worship in a governorate since the one-month suspension of masses and other services in Cairo and Alexandria that had been ordered by the Coptic Orthodox Church in December

World - Region
2/28/2021 2:36:43 PM
Pope Francis is due to hold prayers for the victims of war at Hosh al-Bieaa as part of a four-day trip starting on March 5, a visit described as highly symbolic and a message of hope

World - Africa
2/20/2021 11:39:26 AM
Thursday's story cited witnesses as saying Eritrean soldiers attacked and killed civilians in the streets and churches of Axum, then blocked some people from burying the bodies

Egypt - Politics
2/19/2021 7:40:34 PM
All services were suspended in Evangelical and all other churches since December due to the second wave of the coronavirus

Egypt - Politics
1/26/2021 4:32:03 PM
The decisions, which only apply to churches in Cairo and Alexandria, will go into effect starting 31 January, 2021 and will remain valid until further notice

Egypt - Politics
1/25/2021 7:23:10 PM
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church will set a cap on attendance of no more than 25% capacity

Egypt - Politics
1/6/2021 9:29:00 PM
Like most Orthodox churches around the world, Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on 7 January

Egypt - Politics
12/29/2020 6:36:18 PM
In 2017, Egypt formed a committee to legalise the status of unlicensed churches after the long-awaited law regulating the building and renovation of churches was enacted a year earlier

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