Egyptian Copts Campaign to Rebuild Church
Written by The Media Line Staff
Published Monday, March 02, 2009
The Egyptian Orthodox Church � also known as the
Coptic Church � has joined a campaign launched by the Coptic Diaspora to obtain permission to rebuild a church in the governorate of Sohag, the Daily News Egypt reported.
�There is legislation that differentiates between Egyptians versus the right to build and/or maintain places of worship. The procedure for
Egyptian Muslims to build a new mosque is not in the hands of our president and does not require a presidential decree,� Youssef Sidhum,
editor-in-chief of the Egyptian newspaper Watani told The Media Line.
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