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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 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. 
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. 
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...
On the other hand, ‘Abd al-Mun’im Maqsūd, a lawyer for the Muslim Brotherhood group, said that the choice of the People’s Assembly and the Shūrá Council to include 50 members inside parliament and 50 outside parliament in the constituent assembly is in line with the constitutional declaration....
The constitution assembly had comprised six Copts, two from inside parliament and four outside. They are: Margaret ‘Āzir, Īhāb al-Kharāt, Rafīq Samuel Habīb, Majdī Shenouda, Nabīl Mirhim and Muná Makram ‘Ubayd.[Author not mentioned, al-Ahrām, March 26, 2012, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic 
Archpriest Father ‘Abd al-Misīh Basīt of Musturud Church said that the Constitution panel was a religious one, but never patriotic, adding that the five Christians chosen to be members in the assembly do not represent the Egyptian churches. He added that clerics from the three Orthodox, Evangelical...
Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī,  vice-president of the Coptic Evangelical Church, and General Director of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS),  criticized Islamist parties and their discrimination against Copts and Egyptian church figures, adding the only thing these parties care...

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