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During the conference "Misr Tatahadath" (Egypt Speaks) last Wednesday (December 19), the Partners in the Homeland Coalition declared her rejection of the results of the first phase of the constitutional plebiscites. According to the Coalition, there were numerous violations and the integrity of the...
The Coptic Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Churches decided to leave the dialogue because there was no clear agenda.  The third session of the national dialogue concerned the appointment of 90 members of the Shūrá, the Upper House, after the office of the President had asked the political...
The three main Christian denominations in Egypt stressed that they did not call Copts to boycott the constitutional referendum. They argued that Copts may choose what they want whether to boycott or participate in the yes-or-no referendum. 
The Coptic Church celebrated ‘Īd al-Adhá with the Muslims. This took various forms and confirmed the wish of the Church to share in the Muslims’ joy. It also reaffirmed the strength of national unity. Bishop Bola, the representative of the Church in the Constituent Assembly, together with a number...
Dr. Ihāb Ramzī, a professor of criminal law at Banī Swayf University, said he was flabbergasted to read 10 drafts of the constitution, adding this is a well-laid plan to create a state of tumult among political powers.
Fr. Rafīq Greisch, the spokesman of the Catholic Church stated that the terrorist attacks against churches will not deter the Copts from attending services. Rather it will strengthen their will and their attachment to God and prayer. Greisch requested the state and all of the security departments...
The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church headed by Pope Tawadros has approved a new election list to select its patriarch after long discussions (Majdī Fikrī, al- Dustūr, Feb. 22, p. 4). Read original text online in Arabic.   [Translator’s note: An article of the same content appeared in Watanī, Feb....
Father Bolos Halīm, official spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, announced that a session of the Holy Synod will take place tomorrow, Monday. His Holiness Pope Tawadros II as well as clergy members of the Synod will take part. Halīm further said that this second seminar will take place from...
Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, arrived in Cairo yesterday as the head of a delegation from London for a two-day visit. It is his second visit to Egypt since his inauguration in March 2013. He met Pope Tawadros II and high ranking officials from al-Azhar and other institutions. Sources...
Pope Tawadros II received a human rights delegation from the European Union (EU) and the United Nations at his residence at the Cathedral of St. Mark in 'Abbāsiyah. During the meeting Pope Tawadros II asked the EU delegation to assist Egypt in realizing growth for the country in the coming period (...

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