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A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...
Muslim Brotherhood members have committed some acts of violence in Kirdāsah, Giza, a Muslim Brotherhood stronghold. 
In an attempt to bring the historically divided Coptic Orthodox and Catholic churches together, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II met with the Vatican Pope Francis I in the Vatican City. Pope Tawadros’ secretary Angelious Ishāq said the aim of the meeting was to congratulate Pope Francis on his...
Despite the continuous meetings between the three major Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches to reach an agreement on the personal status law of Egyptian Christians, sources have revealed that there is still disagreement among the three denominations because each church insists on certain...
Al-Waṭan publishes the response of Egypt’s House of Representatives’ Committee of foreign affairs to US allegations of discrimination against Copts in Egypt. The memo entitled "Egypt is not a homeland we live in, but a homeland that lives in us", citing the quote of the late Pope Shinūda II of...
The closure of 3 churches in the Minya Governorate, Upper Egypt urged the Coptic Orthodox Diocesan Bishop, Anba Makāriyūs to issue a strongly worded statement, which eventually ‘heated up’ the atmosphere between the Church and the executive political leaders in the governorate. “We stayed silent...
Christian denominations behind the controversy over the "personal status" law We do not want a slanderous or offensive media. We will raise a case to appeal on the investigation of the "Lady of the Vineyard" case Christian students are forced to memorize Qur'an and prophetic traditions I agree to...
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