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Egyptian churches welcomed the army’s decision to topple Morsi, stressing their support of the road map. Bishop Raphael commented on Morsi’s downfall, saying, “Thank God who brought us back together, this is the real Egypt”. Bishop Mūsá wrote a letter in his handwriting, saying: "Congratulations to...
Coptic Catholic Churches are angry after the representatives of the churches have been informed that the term “civil governance” located in the Preamble of the Constitution has been amended to “civil government”. This was displayed in the dinner that was hosted by General Majd al-Dīn Barakāt, the...
On Monday, July 1, Defense Minister ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī made a statement on national television and gave the presidency a 48-hour ultimatum to respond to protesters‘ demands or the army will make a road-plan of the coming period. The Associated Press translated the statement and published it on...
The papal elections committee, entrusted with preparing a new statute on the election of the pope, postponed its first meeting on Tuesday (November 20), which was planned to be devoted to the discussing the 1957 statute. The panel is scheduled to meet Wednesday (November 21).
During the debate, held for the first time in the history of the church among the clergymen and monks seeking the post, Bishop Tawdrus of al-Beheira, said the church has to listen to what the youths should say and also to seek more interaction with the society.  
A prominent bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod revealed that the 1957 statute on the election of patriarch will be amended, noting the candidates for the papal chair of Saint Mark are expected to sign a paper pledging to enforce the amendments in case they won the voting.
Bishop Bula, the official spokesman for the papal elections, said the church will not send any invitations for the ceremony to enthrone the new pope except for the president of the republic, Dr. Muhammad Mursī.
The Maspero Youths Union announced that a march will be staged on Tuesday (October 9) to pay tribute to the martyrs of the clashes outside the state radio & TV building in Maspero on October 9, 2011, which left 27 protesters dead. 
Acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius also refused the figures announced by the CAPMAS chief.  
Monk Basilius al- Maqqāry, one of the most popular disciples of Fr. Matta al- Miskīn, stated that the alter lottery through which the Pope was selected does not exist in the laws of the Church. [Father Basilius earlier told Cornelis Hulsman of Arab-West Report that he had given an interview to al-...

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