According to the Cairo Post, the Council of Churches will organize a Cairo conference to “counter atheism in Egypt” June 16, Youm7 reported Tuesday.
Under the slogan of “Church Facing Atheism,” the council has invited all Egyptian churches’ patrons and priests to the conference, which will be held in the Jesuits’ Saint Family school in Cairo.
Representatives from the Orthodox and Catholic churches will deliver speeches at the conference, including a speech on atheism from a scientific perspective. Workshops for priests will be organized to conclude recommendations after the conference.
Egypt’s Council of Churches was established in February 2013 and includes five churches; the Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical (Presbyterian), Greek Orthodox and Anglican Churches.