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Papal sources stated that a meeting will be held between Azhar's Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb and Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II at al-'Abbāsīyyah next Tuesday (May 2, 2013). The source also mentioned the possibility of including President Muhammad Mursi (Mursī), in discussions surrounding...
The Egyptian Union of Human Rights, headed by Najīb Jubrā’īl, will hold an international conference in Cairo in the second week of June, with the aim of monitoring and documenting religious persecution and discrimination suffered by Copts in Egypt since the events in the Al-Zāwīyah Al-Hamrā’...
Four Coptic women attacked Maurice Sādiq, suspected of contributing to the film discrediting the Prophet Muhammad, and one of them threw her shoes at him and told him that he hates Egypt and that if a Christian was attacked in Egypt because of that film, Maurice would be the reason. The article has...
Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, the director of Ibn Khaldoun Center, emphasized that he asked for a parliamentary quota, ranging between 15 percent and 20 percent for Copts. “Pope Shenouda stood against the idea and told me "We are not a minority and we not need a quota for Copts,” Ibrāhīm added.
Egypt's post-revolution sectarian troubles are raising some scary questions about the future of the relationship between the partners in the nation.
Under the motto "Returning to God…prayers for Egypt," more than 300,000 Copts gathered in prayers held by the Egyptian Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches at the Saint Sam'ān al-Kharāz Monastery, in the al-Muqatam area, to pray for the nation's peace and stability.
The author highlights the interference of the state within the process of electing the patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Recently a number of lawyers and some other characters have appeared claiming to be a reformist movement. According to the article, those traffickers only seek fame and other personal interests through interfering in church affairs and rumors.
The former lawyer for the monks of the Monastery of Abū Fānā has stated that the problems of Abū Fānā are not yet resolved in spite of the reconciliation efforts that have taken place.
This article sheds light on three issues that reveals serious problems in the Coptic Orthodox Church. These problems are mainly related to Bishop Bīshūy, the secretary of the Holy Synod.


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