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Rev. Dr Andrea Zakī, President of the Evangelical Sect, said that the visit conducted by President al-Sīsī yesterday to the Cathedral hailed in a new history of Islamic-Christian relations in Egypt. He said that the president is establishing a new notion of citizenship as a behavior...
In the “Ma`ann fī khidmat al-watan” (Serving the Homeland Together) Conference organized by the National Council for Women (NCW) to open an interactive dialogue with Muslim women preachers and Christian nuns who can play a role in raising the awareness of women in Egypt, Dr. Māya Mursī, president...
When culture meets tolerance and knowledge and a light spirit, then we are in front of Rev. Dr. Ikrām Lamʿī, the official spokesman of the Evangelical Church and Professor of Theology. He spoke with us about his memories and rituals during the month of Ramadan, breaking several religious...
Dr Rev. Andrea Zakī, head of the Coptic Evangelical Congregation, said that the terrorist explosion, which hit the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā this morning, was a “cowardly and despicable act as the intimidation of worshipers is contrary to religious and human values.” 
The bombings of several churches yesterday raised a few important questions about the lives of Christians in Egypt… How do they live?... How do they perform their rituals? How do they celebrate their holidays?... What is the nature of the societal relationship between the two wings of the Egyptian...
Diplomats described the European Union's statement that " the Egyptian judiciary’s freezing of the human rights organizations' fund stands against the work of civil society" as an insult to the Egyptian authority and against the international rules and laws. The Diplomats claim that there are...
Watch...Naguib Jibra’el: “Rami Jan” does not represent Copts The counselor Naguib Jibra’el [Najīb Jibrāʾīl], head of the organization of Egyptian union for human rights, has emphasized that the fugitive Journalist Rami Jan [Rāmī Jān] , who  frequently appears the Muslim Brotherhood’s Media channels...
Sectarian fitnah ignited anew on Monday (January 30) in the village of Sharbāt, al-Nahdah district, western Alexandria, where young men attacked several houses and stores owned by Christians, started fire and pelted stones, leaving three stores ablaze   The second conciliatory session, held on...
The area of al-'Āmirīyah, west of the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, has been the scene of deplorable incidents when Muslims and Christians exchanged fire, leaving three wounded and setting some stores on fire, after a young man saved the images of a young girl on his cell phone and showed...
Once again heated arguments surface between young Christians and the Coptic Orthodox Church over the list of appointed figures in the post-revolution parliament after the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and the Muslim Brotherhood were invited to attend the Coptic Christmas earlier this...
A Coptic organization abroad affirmed that it will not participate in all celebrant aspects marking the January 25 revolution, adding one year after the revolution nothing of its objectives have materialized.   The organization expressed solidarity with the "honorable Egyptian martyrs' families,...
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Wednesday, the annual edition of the "Egypt in figures." The new edition includes the most recent database and information on demographic statistics covering population, employment, unemployment, birth, death, marriage,...
Security forces managed to restore tranquility to the village of al-Rahmānīyah Qiblī, Naja' Hammādī, Qena governorate, after clashes between Muslims and Christians broke out after differences over a plot of land own by the state. [Amīr al-Sarrāf, al-Wafd, Jan. 21, p. 3]
  In an article about the phobia from Islamists' ascendance to power, to the concerns of Egyptian Christians, Coptic thinker Jamāl As'ad 'Abd al-Malāk said that many Copts feel that they do not have a place anymore in this country, particularly after the Islamists swept the majority of seats in the...
Dr. Muhammad al-Barrī, the leader of the Azhar Ulema Front, said he was proud to be a Copt [Reviewer's Note: Copt in a sense means all Egyptians, whether Muslims or Christians] "The more the leadership of the Azhar is honest and brave, the most likely the interests of the nation are achieved," said...
Counselor 'Āsim al-Juharī, the head of the anti-graft agency, referred complaints accusing Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus accusing him of "an inflated wealth in a dubious manner in light of his relations with the former regime. The Būlāq Abū al-'Ilā Court of Misdemeanor is looking on...
Meanwhile, the Cairo Court of Appeal set the Būlāq Abū al-‘Ilā Court of Misdemeanor to look into the lawsuit accusing Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus of disdaining religions and defaming Islam for publishing anti-Islam cartoons on the Internet.   Mamdūh Ismā’īl, a member of Egyptian Bar...
Dr. Muhammad ‘Abd a-Fadīl al-Qūsī, the minister of awqāf (endowments), issued a decision referring Shaykh Mazhar Shāhīn, the imām and preacher of the ‘Umar Makram Mosque in al-Tahrīr Square, for investigations over complaints lodged against him that he was involved in incitation against the armed...
Meanwhile, the Maspero Youth Union objected the excesses that took place during the Coptic Orthodox Christmas at Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-'Abbāssīyah, criticizing the reactions by the cathedral's security personnel against young Copts who objected to Pope Shenouda III's...
Meanwhile, Yusrī Hammād, the media spokesman for the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, said the party refuses to participate in the Coptic Orthodox Church’s celebrations of the Christmas Mass, adding the party has not even received an invitation from the cathedral. “Muslims should not participate in any...
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