Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics [CAPMAS] (Egypt)

25. Head of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics: No sectarianism in Egypt

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25. Head of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics: No sectarianism in Egypt
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p. 2
Date of source: 
19-12-2005
Author: 
Manal Mahran
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Head of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMS) Major General Abu Bakr al-Jindī has denied all allegations of sectarianism on the part of the agency.

9. The battle over Islamic shari‘a in Egypt

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9. The battle over Islamic sharī‘a in Egypt
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p. 7
Date of source: 
09-10-2005
Author: 
‘Abd al-Ghani ‘Abd al-Ghani
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A paper by the Cairo-based National Center for Social and Criminal Studies in 1985 claimed that 98 percent of Muslims and 68 percent of Christians approved application of the Islamic shari‘a, and so the author claims that the application of the Islamic shari‘a is an Egyptian demand.

34. One divorce case every six minutes in Egypt

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34. One divorce case every six minutes in Egypt
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pp. 20-22
Date of source: 
2005-04-01
Author: 
Iman al-Hifnawi
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Some 240 homes in Egypt meet

their waterloo on a daily basis as women get their divorce rulings in courts every six minutes while five million women are

not aware they are divorced, according to the figures of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics

(CAPMAS).

40. The Church’s money and the Central Authority for Statistics

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40. The Church’s money and the Central Authority for Statistics
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p. 9
Date of source: 
2005-02-21
Author: 
Nabil Luqa Bibawi
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Some expressed their desire that the Central Authority [for Public Mobilization and] Statistics (CAPMAS) supervise the funds of all churches and submit a report of each church to the People’s Assembly because the CAPMAS is affiliated to the Parliament. But in fact, the funds of the Church could not be supervised and monitored by the CAPMAS because the money of the Church is private and not public. Each church, in Egypt, has its own funds, which are managed by each church’s board. This board is comprised of 10 civil members chosen by the people of each church on the bases of honesty, integrity, and good reputation.

16. Daqahlia’s deacon comments about the money of the church

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16. Daqahlia’s deacon comments about the money of the church
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Date of source: 
March 13, 2001
Author: 
‘Adil Najib Rizq
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A deacon from Daqahlia commented on Al-Midan’s article "The emigrant Copts and the money of the church." He said the article was about the churches of the orthodox denomination, whose leader is Pope Shenouda but it was based on the opinion of a Protestant pastor. A thing that he considered not good. The article mentioned that when Pope Shenouda III was asked about the number of Christians in Egypt, he smiled and gave no answer. That was because he knew the numbers according to the Central Organization of Public Mobilization and Statistics, which he believed were all wrong.

59. Society struggles with rising divorce

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59. Society struggles with rising divorce
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September 2-8, 1999
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Tariq Ahmad al-Siwi
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The number of divorces in Egypt is on the rise according to a Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) study reported in the Egyptian opposition daily Al Wafd. While there were 67,000 divorce cases filed in 1990, by 1997 that number had jumped to 71,000. Last year the number climbed even higher to 90,000.

12. Dangerous opinions?

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12. Dangerous opinions?
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September 10-16, 1998
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Nivin Khalil
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The discussion on the opinion poll conducted by the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies continued. Ezz eddin described as "dynamite" questions relating to religion and the relationship between Muslims and Copts.

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