Egypt legalizes 156 church buildings; about 3,000 more awaiting approval

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(Worthy News) - The Egyptian government legalized 156 more Christian churches and church-affiliated buildings last Tuesday as it continues to slowly make its way through thousands of applications from churches seeking legal recognition.

The 156 new church buildings approved by the federal government last week bring the total number of church buildings that have received legal status to 783 since the passing of a 2016 law regulating church construction.

The buildings were approved by a special government committee headed by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Cabinet spokesperson Nader Saad told Egypt Today. [ Source: Christian Post (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Egypt legalizes 156 church buildings; about 3,000 more awaiting approval”

  1. So, that is 156 more (or new) traps to trap Christians in, for the next round of killings and cripplings of newbies in Christ?

    Not celebrating that one.

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