Egyptian Officially Goes Back to Christianity after 31 Years of Islam
Egyptian officials recognized the Christian identity of a man who had been a Muslim.
By Hoda el-Saati
12/22/2008 Egypt (U.S Coptic Association)-
He said he had converted to Islam on March 12, 1974 and had been given a new ID card with his new religion. He then re-embraced Christianity on May 18, 2005 after the Orthodox clerical council had given its official go-ahead in the same year. He also said the Alexandria Security director had ratified the certificate proving Fathi’s return to his original religion.