Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Coptic Orthodox Church Requests Preview of Church Construction Law

The Coptic Orthodox Church has requested that the interim Egyptian government present a draft law being prepared for the regulation of the construction of places of worship for its consideration prior to its promulgation. The current draft would give the government supervisory powers over the finances of religious organizations, which the Coptic Orthodox Church strongly rejects as its funding comes from church endowments and the donations of its faithful. More here.

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