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All Egyptian churches congratulated Mursī for winning the state’s top post as Coptic movements and citizens urged him to fulfill his promises, including the establishment of a state of citizenship. Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymā, the chairman of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod’s Information...
“Copts freely voted for the candidates they deemed fit for the presidential position just like any other Egyptian citizen,” Kamīl Siddīq, the Alexandria cathedral’s Millī Council secretary, said in statements. [Rajab Ramadān, al-Misrī al-Yawm, May 28, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
The Administrative Judiciary Court in Alexandria on Saturday (June 2) adjourned the Two Saints Church bombing case to the September 5 session to look into reports by the supreme state security prosecution and interior ministry on recent outcome of investigations. Joseph Malāk, a lawyer for the...
“The life term handed down against the head of state is not an easy thing at all. After this court ruling, we, as a people, have to respect Egyptian justice and respect its decisions now that it brings to shame those who demanded purging it off,” said Dr. Kamīl Siddīq, Secretary of the Coptic...
Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and chairman of the committee on registration of voters of a new patriarch, said he will meet with Bishop Pachomius on Thursday (May 10) to determine standards on voters from parishes abroad after a decision by the Holy Synod to allow them to cast their votes. [‘...
President of Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA). Dr. Muṣṭafa al-Fiqī, and the Secretary General of the Arab League (Tunisia Office), Dr. ʿAbd al-Laṭīf ʿUbayd, are to launch  the two-day co-organized conference entitled “The Relationships between the Arab Mashreq and Maghreb ... Past, Present and...
Nādir noted that Coptic Orthodox Bishop Raphael, general secretary of the Holy Synod, will lead the Christmas Mass in Alexandria. Among the high-ranking officials who are expected to extend their congratulations on the occasion is the governor of Alexandria Muhammad ’Atá 'Abbās and the State...
The Alexandria urgent matters court (First Circle) has adjourned the case of the Two Saints Church, filed by the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral and the families of martyrs and wounded persons, to the April 8 session upon the request of the church lawyer in light of the death of Pope Shenouda. [Rajab...
“We want the constitutional assembly be representative of all segments of the Egyptian people. Copts have demands they want be clearly spelled out in the constitution, including a text confirming the civil nature of the state that would guarantee everyone the right of belief and free practice of...
The Coptic Orthodox Church, in the statement, called on SCAF Chairman Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī to approve a constitution panel that is representative of all Egyptians without discrimination among the citizens of Egypt on religious or ethnic basis. [Rajab Ramadān, Muhammad Abū al-‘...

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