The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) held the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and police "entirely responsible" for any loss of life, property or that Copts besieged inside a church in the village of Mīt Bashār in al-Zaqāzīq, al-Sharqia governorate, or the Muslims trying to protect the church...
The Coptic Orthodox Church Thursday called on all citizens to work on building a powerful future for Egypt and preserving the nation’s top interests. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām, Feb. 9, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) announced a stand of protest on the outside the Syndicate of Journalists headquarters under the rubric No For Devastation Of the State Of Law to condemn excesses against the local residents in al-‘Āmirīyah, western Alexandria, and calls to expel 45 Christian families...
Ann Emil Zakī, a 35-year-old mother of four, adamantly insisted to become the first Egyptian woman to be ordained as priest right after she finished her theological studies. [Mīrā Mamdūh, Rose al-Yūsuf magazine, Jan. 28-Feb. 3, pp. 58-59] Read original text in Arabic
Several Coptic clergymen and activists criticized the Evangelical Synod of the Nile's approval to ordain the first female priest in Egypt, to the awe of other Christian denominations in Egypt. [Jamāl George, al-Fajr, Jan. 27, p. 14] Read original text in Arabic
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III, in his sermon on Wednesday (January 25), carried by TV channels, said the January 25, 2011 revolution is one of the greatest events in Egypt’s history, expressing his wishes that the revolution remain peaceful and achieve its objectives of having Egypt becoming...
The Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo approved by majority during its annual meeting on Friday (January 20) on the ordaining of women as priests for the first time in the history of all Christian denomination in Egypt. ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Jan. 21, p. 3] Read original text in...
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter called for supporting Islamists in Egypt because this would serve the interests of democracy, freedom and stability in the Middle East region. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, Jan. 20, p. 7] Read original text in Arabic
Former Arab League Secretary General and presidential hopeful 'Amr Mūsá said Copts are Egyptian citizens who enjoy all rights and must observe all duties. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, Jan. 16, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
Under the title Documented, Accurate Figure – Census of Copts is 18.565.484 million, Mājid 'Attīyah writes in a column in Watanī newspaper of January 15 that Dr. Tharwat Basīlī has said he has a documented, accurate figure of the Coptic population in Egypt and that he challenges anyone who would...
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