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ʿAbd al-Rahman YŪsIf, (son of the Islamic Missionary Yusūf al-Qardāwī) as well as other members of the Muslim Brotherhood attacked the Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fatāh al-Sīsī, holding him responsible for the killing of 21 Egyptian Copts in Libya at the hands of ISIS. Yusūf said in a comment on...
Egyptian Organization for Human Rights condemns killing of Egyptian hostages in Libya The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights condemned the killing of 21 Coptic citizens of Egypt in Libya at the hands of ISIS and offered its condolences to the families of the victims. The organization...
Bishop Yū’anis [John] on the victims in Libya: your souls are priceless to Egypt and the Church Bishop Yū’anis, the Chief Bishop and one of the members of the papal delegation charged with participating in the funeral for the victims of Dā‛ish’s massacre in Libya, said that the souls of the...
Mahlab: More strikes against Dā‛ish are coming Prime Minister Ibrāhīm Mahlab and a delegation of Ministers visited the Church of Our Lady the Virgin Mary, in the village of al-‛Ūr in the north of al-Minyā province, to offer their condolences to the families of the 21 Egyptian Christian Martyrs in...
Who are Kāmīliyā Shahhāta and Wafā’ Qustantīn: the two women ISIS is slaughtering Copts in Egypt in revenge for? Websites connected to ISIS reported that the organization’s fighters had kidnapped and slaughtered 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya. They said the kidnappings came as revenge for Muslim...
President, Prime and Interior Ministers offer condolences to Pope Tawādrūs for Egyptian martyrs in Libya Prime Minister Ibrāhīm Mahlab and Interior Minister General Muhammad Ibrāhīm accompanied Egypt’s President ‛Abd al-Fatāh al-Sīsī on a visit to Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo to offer their...
Council of Egypt’s Churches demand that international community rescue remaining Christians in Libya The Council of Egypt’s Churches announced, with great sorrow, the death of 21 Egyptian martyrs in Libya on account of their religious identity and offered condolences to their families. The Council...
The Egyptian Housing Ministry agreed with the request of Pope Tawadros to grant a piece of land in new Cairo to the Coptic church in order to build a supplementary headquarters to the St. Mark’s Cathedral in ‘Abbāsiyya. The Ministry also agreed to increase the area of land designated for building...
Having rejoiced at the unprecedented presidential visit to the Coptic Christmas Mass, Egypt's Christians are now hoping for an action-oriented approach by the state to establish equal citizenship.
Mansheyet Nāsser is mostly a Coptic area situated on the lowest slope of the Moqattam hill. This is the residence of the Zabalīn, or slum dwellers, who cart away the rubbish of Cairo metropolis. Apart from a dozen houses inhabited by Muslims and a small “masjid” (mosque) among the dusty roads...
The Salafist Call, also known as al-Da`wa Movement, continues to forbid Muslims to celebrate Christmas with christians in Egypt on either Dec. 25 or Jan. 7, describing such as a glorification of the infidels' religion. The movement also forbade Muslims from co-celebrating Easter in 2014. Meanwhile...
Laws of church building are still being studied Minister of transitional justice, Ibrāhīm Hunaidī announced that laws of church building are still being studied. He also mentioned that Egypt established a human rights department within the Ministry of Transitional Justice and invited the UN...
Presidential decree to give license to an Anglican church President ̔Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī today issued a presidential decree to license an Anglican church. According to the decree that Sputnik News had a copy of, the church is in the Muntazah area of Alexandria. It is also worth mentioning that,...
Controversy has ensued since the announcement of proposed legislation that addresses the rights of non-Muslims in Egypt. Most significantly, amendments taking up the issue of the right of divorce, marriage, and adoption are provoking most disputes. The amendments are part of a law that has been...
The Pope’s statements declare the innocence of the Egyptian Army in the bloodshed at Maspero Pope Tawadros’ statements today confirmed his belief that the Egyptian Army is not to blame for the bloodshed in the Maspero incident. He claimed instead that the Muslim Brotherhood provoked the incident...
Sīsī courts Christians after deliberating with his intelligence chief President ‘Abd al-Fattāh as-Sīsī visited St. Mark’s Cathedral the day before yesterday as a group of Egyptian Christians in Libya remain kidnapped. Rumours swirled about his visit’s connection to the upcoming parliamentary...
All were surprised when President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī visited a Cathedral in celebration of Christmas, dazzling the crowd and setting a new precedent from that of his predecessors. With his visit, al-Sīsī became the first President to ever attend a Christmas celebration at St. Mark’s Church. al...
CAWU Researcher Rene Witteveen met with Mina Magdy, General Coordinator of the Maspero Youth Union on October 10th 2014.
Addressing a conference of Arab Christians, Bishop Būla said that the June 30th Revolution ushered in the best times that Coptic Christians have ever seen in Egypt. He said that the most important accomplishment of the June 30th revolution was the passing of the new Constitution that...
Bishop Būla confirmed that the passage of the 2014 constitution and its recognition of a national role for the Coptic Church marks a new era for Copts in Egypt. He added that the new constitution guarantees national rights for the Copts including rights to religious practice and the right to...
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