Agenzia Fides reports a plot of land, the size of 2.5 acres (30 hectares), has been made available to the Coptic Patriarchate to build offices connected to the Cathedral of San Marco in Cairo.

Three additional smaller plots will be allocated in other areas across the capital for the construction of two Coptic Orthodox churches and one Coptic evangelical church.

Egyptian Christian representatives submitted to the government a draft bill on church construction intended to clarify the legal process.