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Friday Prayers for Egypt: Blasphemy

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Blasphemy

God, Egypt’s legal and judicial history is historic and impressive. Yet like other societies with a strong legal tradition, litigation is common. One result is often the slow pace of justice as cases can be tied up in court for years. Yet this fact betrays the speed in which blasphemy cases have been processed recently. … Continue reading

Christians in the Sinai

Bishop Cosman is the presiding bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the diocese of North Sinai, consisting of an area 200km long and 127km deep. This roughly stretches from Port Said to Suez along the west (though these cities do not belong his bishopric). Bishop Cosman states that the population of his bishopric is … Continue reading