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The "Copts' Right to Divorce" society has expressed its optimism that a civil law on personal affairs for Copts will be passed, given the appointment of Jamāl As‘ad to the People's Assembly. A prominent figure in the society who asked not to be identified said that As‘ad is known for his opposition...
With the parliamentary elections on the horizon, says Ahmad, the question arises as to whether Copts themselves have decided to stay out of politics or whether they were forced to do so by the state. Secular leader Kamāl Zākhir says that Coptic reluctance to participate in the elections goes back...
The Church has banned all bishops and priests from speaking to the media throughout this week in fear of accidently causing fitnah. An ecclesial source says the pope’s recent apology to the Egyptian people is the first of its kind, which shows how much he values Islam and Muslims. Secular Coptic...
A campaign improving Bīshūy’s public image started yesterday with a television program presented by Bishop Armiyā on the Church’s Aghābī Satellite Channel. The program received phone calls from various Bishops all claiming Bīshūy to be misquoted and that he meant no disrespect to the Qur'ān. Kamāl...
The secular Copts front in Egypt made fierce attacks on Bishop Bīshūy for the offensive comments he made on Islam and the Qur'ān. Leader Kamāl Zākhir demanded that the bishop undergo an ecclesiastical trial and be returned to the monastery. Jamāl As‘ad says that, because the comments were made in...
Many Copts organized protests in front of the Radio and Television Union Building, demonstrating against the media coverage of recent sectarian incidents. In addition, they accused the Union of increasing the sectarian strife.
In this interview, Coptic thinker Kamāl Zākhir discusses to the roots of sectarian fitnah in Egypt.
The article presents some views about the performance of Coptic satellite channels.
The article sheds light on the dispute between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the laymen front concerning the amendments of the regulations for electing the pope.
The article reviews some opinions from Coptic figures about the protests Copts organized in the church after Naja‘ Hammādī incident.

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