Monday, March 21, 2011

Pope Shenouda Proposes Amendment to Article 2

During a meeting with Egyptian Deputy Prime Minister Yehia al-Gamal, Pope Shenouda III (al-Suriani) of Alexandria requested that a clause be added to article two of the Egyptian constitution, which stipulates Islam as the state religion of Egypt, that would leave Islam as the national faith of Egypt while establishing "the principles of divine religions and human rights agreements [as] the main sources of legislation." More here.

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