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“Encouraging”: Christian Entity Lauds Legalization of Churches in Egypt

Dec 3, 2022

The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation, has described as “encouraging” the legalization of dozens of churches in Egypt. 

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Catholic Agencies Laud COP27’s Creation of Loss and Damage Kitty for “poor” Countries

Nov 25, 2022

Members of the International Cooperation for Development Solidarity (CIDSE) have lauded the decision of the 27th Conference of Parties Climate Conference (COP27) to create the Loss and Damage Fund, a kitty intended to support developing countries that are facing the devastating impacts of climate change. 

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Caritas Internationalis Seeks “to advocate for climate justice” at Climate Summit in Egypt

Nov 8, 2022

The leadership of the global confederation of Catholic relief agencies, Caritas Internationalis (CI), will be seeking “advocate for climate justice” and speak on behalf of “vulnerable communities” during the UN climate conference COP27 taking place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

General Councilor for Missions meets with Sudanese refugees. Credit: Salesian Missions

Cairo Oratory Salesians Reaching Out to Sudanese Refugees with Education, Social Services

Oct 31, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are reaching out to Sudanese refugees at Don Bosco Zeitoun Oratory in Cairo, Egypt, with education and social services. 

General Councilor for Missions visits Salesian Oratory in Alexandria: a true place where fraternity is built. Credit: Salesian Missions

Salesians at Oratory in Egypt Fostering Fraternity among Christian, Muslim Youth

Oct 24, 2022

Members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are fostering fraternity among Christian and Muslim youth at an Oratory in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria in Egypt.

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Catholic Charity Funding Training of Priests in Egypt to Serve “marginalized” Christians

Aug 19, 2022

The Catholic charity and Pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) International, is providing scholarships for the training of Priests in Egypt to expand their pastoral care to Christians in the country who, the foundation notes, have been marginalized.

A blaze ripped through the St. Mercurius (Abu Sefein) Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt on Sunday, Aug. 14 2022. ACI MENA

Catholic Bishops in Ethiopia Condole with Coptic Church after Church Fire in Cairo, Egypt

Aug 17, 2022

Members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE) have sent a condolence message to the leadership of the Coptic Methodist Church following the outbreak of a fire in their church in the capital city of Egypt, Cairo. 

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Christian Entity Urges Egypt to Enact “policies to counter sectarianism, hate speech”

Aug 1, 2022

The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling on the government of Egypt to ratify policies that counter sectarianism and hate speech in the country.

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Catholic Charity Hopeful Egypt’s “One Church for Every Mosque” Law Will End Oppression

Mar 15, 2022

Egypt's President, Marshal Abdel Fattah al Sisi, has confirmed an initiative to construct a church in the same locality where there is a mosque, a move that Catholic Pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Portugal, says shines hope for Christianity in the Northern African country.

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Christian Entity Welcomes Release of Egyptian Quranic Blogger Accused of Extremism

Mar 4, 2022

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a human rights entity, has lauded the release of an Islamic blogger in Egypt whose Quranic content that allegedly challenged religious extremist narratives in the country landed him in police custody.