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v. Fr. Lūqā Asʿad, bishop of the Church of the Virgin Mary in Rashīd, Buḥayra governorate, has called on the Supreme Constitutional Court to decide on the lawsuit filed by the church acting on behalf of Pope Tawādrūs II, Bishop Bākhūmiyyūs, bishop of Buḥayra, Maṭrūḥ, and the five western cities,...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemns the closure by the security services of the Coptic Church of Anbā Kārās in the village of Naga’ al-Ghafīr in Sohāg governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-Coptic slogans against Christian citizens.
The families of ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya have intervened to cooperate with the police in a council for peace to resolve the tension sparked by the return of "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert with her husband.   
A state of anger is coasting among Copts in ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya after "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert and her Muslim husband were allowed entry to there village amid increased security presence.  
The Egyptian churches reiterated rejection of the draft constitution voted in the absence of representatives of civil parties and movements as well as the church, adding the churches’ position emanated from public will and coordination with all groups in the face of a hastily-written constitution.
The Egyptian churches reiterated rejection of the draft constitution voted in the absence of representatives of civil parties and movements as well as the church, adding the churches’ position emanated from public will and coordination with all groups in the face of a hastily-written constitution.
Copts in the village of Abū Shūshah, Abū Tisht township, Qena governorate, appealed to Governor ‘Ādil Labīb and Interior Minister Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn to sanction the resumption of works to refurbish the Anba Antonius Church by virtue of relevant official liceses dated January 8, 2012.
Archpriest Mattias Nasr, Father of Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl, has testified in front of a presidential fact-finding committee looking into the events at Maspero October 2011, which left 27 dead. The committee is headed by Counselor Aymān‘Afīfī, and has investigated accusations from Fr....
Watanī newspaper has launched an appeal to start a fund for compensating the victims of terrorist attacks. It reported and compiled a list of hundreds of terrorist attacks against Christians since August 14 (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Sept. 22, p. 4). This article has no link online.
The Church of the Archbishop Michael in 6th of October City hosted the holy mass in commemoration of the Maspero Massacre and was attended by the families of the victims. Bishop Rafael, the Secretary of the Holy Synod, led the mass. Bishop Rafael stated that they await justice from the Egyptian...

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