Egypt Finally Approves the Legalization of 80 Churches

Via Memphis Tours

The year has started off on the right foot, 2019 looks like it’s going to be a year full of tolerance, love, and co-existence. The committee that is concerned with the legalization of churches in Egypt just approved the licesnses to build 80 churches and church-affiliated service buildings. Nine of them have been legalized on condition that they meet the requirements of safety construction and the restoration of the state’s right to the land upon which it is constructed.


The decision was announced on Monday after a meeting with the committee under the chairmanship of His Excellency, the Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly. “The committee reviewed the results of the review conducted over the past month to the conditions of churches, which asked to have their situation legalized,” stated Nader Saad, the Cabinet’s Spokesman.

“The number of churches and buildings approved since the start of the committee’s work has so far reached 588, as well as 39 churches and subordinate buildings. The total number now is 627 churches and buildings, ” he added.

WE SAID THIS: Here’s to a new year full of tolerance and acceptance.