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The Egyptian Cabinet is scheduled to send a fact-finding team from the National Justice Commitee to investigate the Saint George's Church Crisis in al-Marīnāb village of Idfū city in Aswan governorate. The crisis erupted three weeks ago when Muslims objected to building domes on the church and...
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Cairo to meet with Pope Shenouda III, Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, and Muhammad Badī', Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood, as well as other prominent members of the group.
For their part, the Coptic youth movement Maspero Youth issued a statement in which it declared its deep concern at the dominion of the Islamist currents. They revealed their total discontent with the raising of the Saudi flag by the Islamists, and said they were fully prepared to defend the option...
*/ A shooting in the village of Nazlat Rūmān in the center of Abū Qurqāṣ, Minya, has killed two Copts and left a further two in hospital, one of whom remains in critical condition. Over 3,000 people attended the funeral. Hundreds of Copts gathered outside the hospital in outrage and protested for...
*/ Pope Shenouda III, pope of Alexandria and head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, has begun an investigation into Bishop Bula and Father Royce Aweidah, Chariman and Secretary of the Clerical Council respectively, about what happened during the Coptic sit-in on Monday.  
*/ The church released an official statement about the demonstrations of Copts in front of the Clerical Council demanding civil marriage. In the statement, Archpriest Ruways 'Iwayda, Secretary of the Council, said the Council itself is not entitled to give legislation, but rather an organization...
Church leaders have said that the recent speech given by Prime Minister Dr. 'Isam Sharaf mainly aimed to appease the situation in the country after protesters staged a sit-in in al-Tahrīr Square.
The social solidarity ministry staff are organising campaigns and visits to Coptic hostels for girls, based on a notice to the ministry from the public prosecutor, to search for Kāmīliyā Shihātah, a church source revealed.
The church launched a political campaign to encourage Copts to participate in political life and face political religious movements. The Virgin Mary and Archangel Church in al-Khalafāwi, Shubrā, hosted writer Fatimah Na'ūt to talk about the importance of political participation for Copts. Church...
Dozens of Copts staged on May 30 staged a protest in al-Urdunīyah square in the city of al-'Āshir Min Ramadān, al-Sharqia governorate, against the reported disappearance of an 18-year-old Coptic girl, Jaclyn Ibrāhīm Fakhrī. The demonstrators chanted slogans against the security apparatus for "...

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