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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.
“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...
In a statement to the press, Pope Tawāḍurūs II, pope and patriarch of Alexandria of Egypt, said that the Church considers the killing of the Abbot of the Anba Maqār Monastery ‘a criminal offense’ which has been properly investigated by the relevant and competent legal authorities. “More than 400...
The announcement of the death of Pope Shenouda has had an effect on relations between Muslims and Copts, who are always united in hard times as a Muslim family in Maghāghah, that had a long feud with a Coptic family in Shārūnah village, embarked in a good gesture on terminating the dispute that...
The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Wādi al-Natrūn, headed by Wāʾil Bakr, continued its investigation to uncover the mystery behind the death of Anba Ipiphāniyūs, the abbot of the Monastery of Anba Maqār (Makarius the Great), who died from head injuries at dawn on Sunday, July 29. 
In a procession of candles, green leaves, a globe, and the flag of Egypt, the Franciscan Sisters of Egypt celebrated the 11th convention that comes this year with a significant development of the order. 
The Coptic Orthodox Ecclesiastical Council for Family Affairs has announced that they have started receiving requests concerning marital problems. Applicants can meet members of the Council to discuss issues pertaining to marriage as well as divorce applications. 
His Beatitude Ibrāhīm Isḥāq Sidrāk, the Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt, visited the Franciscan friars in North York, Toronto, Canada. Father Fādī As’ad, parish priest of the Holy Family Church in Toronto, accompanied the Patriarch during his pastoral visit which he resumed Monday,...
In a statement disclosed to al-Maṣrī al-Yawm, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, issued a papal decree appointing the monk Pitruniyūs al-Maqārī (Petronius) as Secretary to St. Makāriyyūs The Great in Wādī Naṭrūn. The decision was announced during his...
Furthermore, nine parties from inside and outside parliament as well as four independents are in the assembly, where the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) took the majority of the constitution panel. The assembly includes 25 FJP members, 11 from al-Nūr Party, three from al-Wafd, two from the Egyptian...
Furthermore, nine parties from inside and outside parliament as well as four independents are in the assembly, where the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) took the majority of the constitution panel. The assembly includes 25 FJP members, 11 from al-Nūr Party, three from al-Wafd, two from the Egyptian...
Furthermore, nine parties from inside and outside parliament as well as four independents are in the assembly, where the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) took the majority of the constitution panel. The assembly includes 25 FJP members, 11 from al-Nūr Party, three from al-Wafd, two from the Egyptian...
Furthermore, nine parties from inside and outside parliament as well as four independents are in the assembly, where the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) took the majority of the constitution panel. The assembly includes 25 FJP members, 11 from al-Nūr Party, three from al-Wafd, two from the Egyptian...

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