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Doctor Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization, has requested a meeting with Pope Tawadros to reform the Clerical Council. Jubrā’īl  has requested that more civilians, such as lawyers, psychologists, and social workers, participate in the Council. In addition, he...
Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, said that the five Coptic detainees are: ‘Izat Hakīm, ‘Isá Ibrāhīm, ‘Adil Shākir, Shirīf Ramsīs, and ‘Imād Sidīq. He added that the detainees are being tortured by the Libyan Preventive Security Unit and have to be released immediately. ...
Upon celebrating the Christmas Mass on January 7 and receiving the congratulatory wishes extended by Egyptian public personalities, Pope Tawadros II left to Saint Bishoy Monastery (Dayr al-Anbā Bīshūy) in Wādī al-Natrūn. According to a Church source, the Pope is reviving the weekly sermon tradition...
al-Wafd reported on al-Marāshdah incident as well, where Bishop Kyrillos of Qena stated that the clashes resulted in the burning of three stores and an attack on six (‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd,  Jan. 20, p. 8). Read original text in Arabic
The three main Christian denominations in Egypt (Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical) are having a meeting today (January 21, 2013) to discuss boycotting the national dialogue at the Presidential Palace due to the Freedom and Justice Party's practices with the national powers (‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān...
As preparations for Christmas celebrations continued, the Coptic Church submitted a detailed memo to the presidency in Egypt about amendments it would like to see made to the new Constitution. These included deleting Article 219, which states that the "principles of Islamic sharī’ah include...
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, announced the launching of a satellite channel which, according to him, would be popularly accepted by Egyptians who trust in the moderate stance of The Azhar body. 
Minster of State for Foreign Affairs, Muhammad ‘Amr, condemned the explosion of a building affiliated with the Egyptian Church in the Libyan City of Misrata that left two Egyptians dead and two wounded.
In an interview with Mīnā As’ad, a Coptic researcher in apologetics and founder of Rābitat Ḥumāt al-Imān [Association of Faith Protectors], As’ad states that the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church is the higher authority responsible for resolving theological differences, pointing out that the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt issued a binding decision for engaged couples to attend a pre-marriage counseling course as a condition for marriage as of July 2017. Church leaders considered this decision a step towards minimizing personal status problems after marriage.

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