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On Sunday, Pope Tawāḍrūs‎ II will preside over the celebration of the Coptic Orthodox Virgin Mary Church in Maadi, commemorating the Holy Family’s journey to Egypt, especially since the church was one of the highlights of its journey. The celebration, organized by Bishop Dāniyyāl, Secretary of The...
Spokesman of President Mursī, Dr. Yāsir ꞌAlī, yesterday commented on statements delivered by President Mursī on Egyptian Christians describing them as “minorities”. Accusing media of delivering false reports, ꞌAlī argued that media have taken President Mursī’s statements out of context and that the...
al-Wafd reported on al-Marāshdah incident as well, where Bishop Kyrillos of Qena stated that the clashes resulted in the burning of three stores and an attack on six (‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd,  Jan. 20, p. 8). Read original text in Arabic
Bishop Cyril of Najaʿ Ḥammādī praised the annual visit conducted by the governorate’s executive leadership, headed by the Governor of the territory, to the Archbishopric to present their well-wishes for the feast.
On Sunday, an emergency tribunal sentenced Hammām al-Kamūnī to death for his part in last year’s slaying of seven people outside a church in the Upper Egyptian town of Naj‘ Hammādī. * Egyptian newspaper coverage of the court ruling continued on Tuesday, but on a more limited scale than in previous...
An church source says that a meeting between Pope Shenouda III and MP Jamāl As‘ad is being set up. This comes after the Pope was contacted by Dr. Mustafá al-Fiqī from the Shūrá Council, who told the Pope that As‘ad would like to apologize for any unnecessary attacks he may have made on the Church....
Bishop Kyrillos of Naj‘ Hammādī said that the sectarian violence in the al-Nawāhid village caused the burning of 20 houses and a total of 300,000 Egyptian Pounds worth of damage. Kyrillos accused Mayor ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Tantāwī of plotting the fire with the help of various other officials in the...
Sectarian tension dominated the al-Nawāhid village in Qena yesterday as rumors of an 18-year old Coptic boy raping a 15-year old Muslim girl caused a violent outbreak burning ten houses. The state has tightened security in the village to contain the situation. The boy and girl are both being held...
Bishop Kyrillos of Naj‘ Hammadi said he was ready to testify in the Naj‘ Hammādī massacre case if summoned for Sunday's session. He said that he expected a just sentence by the court against the perpetrators of the notorious massacre. Meanwhile, Kyrillos says he does not expect the court to...
This article deals with the request from Christian activist Na‘īm to bishop Kyrillos to refrain from politics, and focus on being a religious leader only.

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