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A controversial figure made a surprise appearance at Saint Mark Cathedral in al-'Abbāsīyyah during the presentation of condolences to the victims of the violence. Lieutenant General  Sāmī ‘Anān, criticized for his close links to the both the Mubarak regime and the rule of the Supreme Council of...
Last Tuesday, the independent Cairo daily al-Youm al-Sabei printed a story on a meeting between a number of Coptic figures and representatives of the presidency. Having myself been among those Coptic figures, I would like to cite here what actually took place in that meeting. Read full text in...
The wave of anger resulting from the film "Innocence of Muslims" discrediting the Prophet Muhammad continues. Protests oat the U.S. Embassy in Cairo developed to taking down the U.S. flag and raising a black flag. There were protests also against CNN in the United States demanding the expulsion of...
Bishop Bula of Tantā and spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox committee of candidates, said that the final voters tables and candidates lists will be announced on September 14, 2012. He added that the papal elections will be on Saturday, November 24, 2012 and the sacred lot will take place on...
The Constituent Assembly rejected the suggestion of Shihātah Muhammad Shihātah, lawyer and Manager of the Arab Centre for Integrity and Transparency, in its hearing session before the judiciary. Shihātah had called President Mursī--by the powers given to him as President--to replace 30 members of...
Egypt's Copts coalition denounced the Constituent Assembly line-up, saying that it underrepresents the Egyptian people. The coalition explained that the Assembly is controlled by the Islamic political  movements and called on the Azhar and the Church to withdraw from the Assembly. The article has...
The Coptic Orthodox election committee met on September 11, 2012 to determine the fate of the 17 candidates for the upcoming papal elections, consisting of seven bishops and ten monks. The final candidate list to be announced on September 12. There will be 15 days to file an appeal, then the list...
 Bishop Yuhannā Qultah, representative of the Coptic Catholic Church at the Constituent Assembly, said that the church will not withdraw from the Constituent Assembly unless Christian religion is offended. He said that he is against "Brotherhoodization" of the state and calling to open channels of...
Expatriate Copts calls to produce an offensive movie to Prophet Muhammad angered the three main Coptic denominations in Egypt (Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical). 'Ismat Zaqalamah, President of the so-called "Copts state", Maurice Sādiq, lawyer, and fundamental American priest Terry Jones had...
Muslims and Copts in Egypt were angered by expatriate Copts calls to produce a film offending Prophet Muhammad. Politicians described the film as not accepted by Egypt's Copts before Muslims. Kārim Radwān, an official at the Muslim Brotherhood Administration Office in Cairo, said that Muslims will...
Sohag Criminal Court will rule on September 11 in the case of the Coptic teacher who uploaded offensive images of Prophet Muhammad on his Facebook account. The Court witnessed a large umber of Islamists who were calling to defend Prophet Muhammad who was offended. Meanwhile, tight security...
A conflict is taking place in the Holy Synod between bishops about the possibility of nominating archbishops of the diocese for the Coptic Orthodox papal elections. The conflict is between Bishop Bīshūy (Bishoy) of Damietta, possible candidate for the papal elections, and Bishop Serapion of Los...
Coptic Orthodox Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and head of the committee that register voters for the Coptic Orthodox papal elections, met with Copts without Borders movement on August 31, 2012.
A letter sent by the congregation of Sydney to the Holy Synod with regard to the return of their deposed bishop.
Church sources revealed a third of the members of the Coptic Orthodox Church Holy Synod have reviewed candidates running for the papal position before the meeting scheduled on next September 5.
The village of Dahshūr witnessed a security blockade by the Giza Security Department after the death of young Muslim Mu’āz Muhammad Hassan. Around 20 central security vehicles surrounded the village in order to prevent clashes between Muslims and Copts after the 19-year-old succumbed to his...
Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians on Tuesday (March 20) attended the funeral of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III that started at Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah amidst unprecedented security measures to control the pope-loving masses who tried to enter the cathedral...
  Head of the Coptic Christian Church Pope Shenouda III today decided to cancel the celebration of his 40th year as Pope to stand in solidarity with martyrs’ families.   The Pope decided to cancel the celebration both because of the poor situation in Egypt and because the Copts recently lost 23 of...
Political activists and experts rejected calls by the Social Liberal Party in a paid advertisement in a state-owned newspaper on the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to announce martial laws.
The Court of Urgent matters in Alexandria will begin the first hearing in the case of the explosion of the Two Saints Church on September 25 against Prime Minister Essam Sharaf, the Minister of Interior, Mansour al-Essawi, and Legal Advisor Abdel Mageed Mahmoud.
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