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Editor AWR: Matthew Anderson was ordained in 2005 as priest in the Anglican Church in the USA, taught at the School of Alexandria and served the Anglican/Episcopal Diocese of Egypt between 2009 and 2011. Upon return to the USA he continued with a PhD study on blasphemy in Islam at Georgetown...
Cornelis Hulsman Drs. and Bishop Thomas of al-Qussia discuss the bishop's Anafora retreat center in an interview published by the Maadi Messenger in 2014 with additional contextual commentary by Cornelis Hulsman.
A source in the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus are the most likely candidates for the post, denying that the church interfered in naming some Coptic leaders for the position. “Reports that the church called for appointing Michael Meunir as vice president are totally...
A source in the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus are the most likely candidates for the post, denying that the church interfered in naming some Coptic leaders for the position. “Reports that the church called for appointing Michael Meunir as vice president are totally...
Some Christians who voted for Ahmad Shafīq had been panicked by the possibility of seeing the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Muhammad Mursī, making it to power to the point that they thought of leaving their homeland and beloved ones. Christians cannot be blamed because simply many Muslims opted to...
A source in the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus are the most likely candidates for the post, denying that the church interfered in naming some Coptic leaders for the position. “Reports that the church called for appointing Michael Meunir as vice president are totally...
General Bishop Makarius of al-Minya and Abū Qurqās on Wednesday (June 27) called in an official statement in the name of the Copts of al-Minya for avoiding jumping to conclusions about the new president and for giving him enough time to arrange his ideas. “The presidential election results were...
Some Christians who voted for Ahmad Shafīq had been panicked by the possibility of seeing the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Muhammad Mursī, making it to power to the point that they thought of leaving their homeland and beloved ones. Christians cannot be blamed because simply many Muslims opted to...
Mursī, during a meeting with chief editors of state-run, party and independent Egyptian newspapers, said that Copts need no assurances because simply this is their own country and “we all have equal rights”. Also during the meeting, Mursī noted that the Arab Palestinian rights are ones of Islam,...
General Bishop Makarius of al-Minya and Abū Qurqās on Wednesday (June 27) called in an official statement in the name of the Copts of al-Minya for avoiding jumping to conclusions about the new president and for giving him enough time to arrange his ideas. “The presidential election results were...
A source in the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus are the most likely candidates for the post, denying that the church interfered in naming some Coptic leaders for the position. “Reports that the church called for appointing Michael Meunir as vice president are totally...
Najīb Jabrā’īl, the organization chairman, said the church was consulted on the proposed and other names but the Coptic activists finally settled on ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus, both are acceptable for both the church and Christian citizens. [Muhammad Hijāb, al-Ahrām, June 29, p. 6] Read original text...
“The center, concerned with Coptic affairs, emphasizes that the elected president is one of all Egyptians and that ballot boxes bring about legitimacy and this is must be respected by everyone as this is the one of the most important rules of democracy,” said ECDSHR Chairman Joseph Malāk. The...
Al-Azhar appealed in a message to Mursī to be president of all Egyptians and to always remember that he is responsible for the protection of all their rights by respecting equality and citizenship and working on solving the pressing problems suffered by the people, Muslims and Christians alike. [...
A statement by the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt and abroad congratulated Mursī over “winning the Egyptian people’s trust in the presidential election,” expressing confidence that Mursī will work on maintaining the nation’s higher interests and unity of all its groups. [Muḥammad Ḥijāb, al-Ahrām,...
Bishop Yūhannā Qulta, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholics in Egypt, declined to comment on Mursī’s victory in the presidential election. [ʿAbd al-Wahāb Shaʿbān, al-Wafd, June 26, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
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...
Malāk denied as “rumors” a reported possible increase in Coptic migration outside Egypt after Mursī came to power. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, June 26, p. 9] Read text in Arabic
“The center, concerned with Coptic affairs, emphasizes that the elected president is one of all Egyptians and that ballot boxes bring about legitimacy and this is must be respected by everyone as this is the one of the most important rules of democracy,” said ECDSHR Chairman Joseph Malāk. The...

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