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The lawyer Najīb Jibrāʾīl Mīkhāʾīl, a representative of the Coptic Orthodox Church has brought a lawsuit against the Ministry of Interior calling for the removal of religion from the National Identity Card.
On Thursday, April 11, the heads of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Churches held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St. Mark Cathedral in ʿAbāssiyya in the hopes of ending the harmful personal status crisis.  The meeting was presided over by Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch ...
In an interview to al-Misrī al-Yawm newspaper, Bayāḍī stressed that it is not acceptable under any justification to displace Copts from their original areas in Egypt, adding Copts are citizens of this nation and enjoy rights.
Abū al-‘Ilā Mādī, leader of al-Wasat (Centrist) Party and deputy chairman of the constituent assembly, said the panel members have been doing their best to dissuade the church from withdrawing.
Judge Munsif Sulaymān, member of the General Congregation Council [al-Majlis al-Milli], revealed the reasons for the Council’s sudden statement on supporting His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II early this week. He stated that it came as a response to the inappropriate attacks made against the Pope...
The Egyptian Right to Life Movement announced today that its claim has been approved by the Administrative Court, and eventually the approval to file a lawsuit against the Coptic Orthodox Church. In a press statement disclosed to Copts United, the claimant Ashraf Anīs, founder of the Right to Life...
The political, legal and media controversy is repeatedly raised when the issue of removing the religion field from the National ID generates.  12 years ago, the issue was raised by the National Council for Human Rights, headed at the time by Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī. Discussions and meetings could...
In his column this week, journalist and author Ḥamdī Rizq addresses ultra-conservative Muslims, asking them why they prohibit the Copts of Minya to dedicate their prayers around the altar, while they are not deprived from dedicating their prayers towards the qibla:
For two hours, the Egyptian TV Channel TEN, aired on Wednesday the interview Pope Tawāḍrūs II gave to media anchor ʿAmrū ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd during his program al-Raʾyu al-ʿĀm (the public opinion).
The Coptic Orthodox Church Thursday called on all citizens to work on building a powerful future for Egypt and preserving the nation’s top interests. 

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