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The Minister of the Interior, Muhammad Ibrāhīm, has announced his plans to deal with the security challenges of the Christmas celebrations, the trial of Muhammad Mursī, and the anniversary of the 25th January revolution.    
The Minister of the Interior, Muhammad Ibrāhīm, has announced his plans to deal with the security challenges of the Christmas celebrations, the trial of Muhammad Mursī, and the anniversary of the 25th January revolution.    
Despite the clear instructions of the Minister of Interior for intensed security presence around all the churches during feast celebrations, none of the necessary security forces have appeared.    
As Coptic churches prepare to celebrate Christmas, Minister of the Interior Muhammad Ibrāhīm has reassured Copts of the security arrangements, warning that: ‘anyone who commits an act of violence or hostility is doomed’.    
Pope Tawadros amidst the painful celebration of the Copts says: "this is a small part of the price of freedom that we offer to our nation".  
Coptic activists have expressed fears that terrorist groups in Upper Egypt will frighten and intimidate Copts to prevent them from voting in the referendum on the constitution, particularly in Minya and Asyut.    
The churches in the governorate of Minya suffer from the violance of the terrorist organization.    
This article reflects on the Copts' insistance to challenge terrorism and Muslim Brotherhood threats.  
Pope Tawadros, in his speech to mark the visit of President Adly Mansūr to the Cathedral, stressed that the visit would ‘send a beautiful message to the people’.      
In an unprecedented way, the President himself visits the church to offer felicitations on Christmas.
Journalist and TV Presenter and Muslim Brotherhood supporter, ‘Alā’ Sādiq, has continued his incitement against Christians in Egypt shortly before the celebration of Christmas, representing what is happening in Egypt as a war of Christianity against Islam. In a post on his personal account on the...
An uneasy and anxious atmosphere surrounds Coptic churches at the time of Christmas celebrations due to the threat of further attacks from the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Coptic Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church of Egypt exchanged delegations, sent to congratulate each other on the occasion of Christmas.
The governor of Alexandria, Tāriq al-Mahdī, offered special congratulations to Pope Tawadros II and to all the Copts, in particular the Copts of Alexandria. He said that there is a comprehensive security plan for all churches in the city on the day of Christmas celebrations, and special...
 His Holiness Pope Tawadros II will preside over prayers at the Christmas Mass in Saint Mark’s Cathedral in ‘Abbāsiyyah, Cairo, on Monday evening. According to the CBC satellite channel a representative of  Egypt’s President is scheduled to attend, in addition to a number of leaders of political...
Muhammad Ibrāhīm, Minister of the Interior, sent messages of felicitation to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, to Safwat al-Bayādī, head of the Evangelical Community in Egypt, and to employees of the Ministry of the Interior, to mark the celebration of Christmas. Ibrāhīm stated ‘As our Christian...
Pope Tawadros announced that he will postpone his weekly sermon next week (8th of January) as he will be present in the Monastery of Saint Bishoy in Wadī al- Natrūn in the aftermath of the Christmas celebrations (Abd al- Wahhāb Sha’bān, al- Wafd, Jan. 3, p. 16).
The congratulation that Nāddir Bakkār Nūr Party leader has made to Christians on his Twitter account has caused controversy in the party. Some of the party leaders rejected that congratulation and stated that it is a mistake (Sa’īd Hijāzy, al- Watan, Jan. 3, p. 5).
The Church of the Two Saints has held on New Years Eve prayers and hymns, in which more than 2000 people took part in. This was attended by Ruways Morcos the deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy in Alexandria. In addition, former member of parliament Muhamad Abu Hāmid and his wife attended the...
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