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The Catholic Center for Studies and Media, Jordan, published a report entitled “The Christians of Middle East Face Regional Conflicts and Terrorist Attacks”. The report stated that numbers of Christians are dwindling amid conflict and jihadist attacks, for Pope Francis expressed his concern that...
ByḤamdī Rizq[1] I went through all the interviews that hosted Pope Tawāḍrūs II since his enthronement on November 28, 2012, and realized that to each interview the Coptic Orthodox pope and patriarch of Alexandria was asked on the number of the Egyptian Christian population, and every time, Pope...
In his interview to al-ʿArab News editor-in-chief, Fayṣal ʿAbbās, Coptic Orthodox pope and patriarch of Alexandria, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, said that the rate of Egyptian Christians’ migration has reduced in the last few years, stressing that many Christians left their country during the one-year rule of...
Meanwhile, several Copts demanded to have a 10% representation in the constituent assembly that would draft a constitution for Egypt, adding this percentage represents their population in Egypt, according to their own statistics, and warning that ignoring their demands would anger the church and...
Meanwhile, several Copts demanded to have a 10% representation in the constituent assembly that would draft a constitution for Egypt, adding this percentage represents their population in Egypt, according to their own statistics, and warning that ignoring their demands would anger the church and...
Coptic movements were split over dialogue with the Brotherhood as Sharīf Dūs, Chairman of the General Coptic Organization in Egypt, said the GCOE welcomes dialogue with the FJP, the Brotherhood’s political arm, because it is a political party, adding his organization had already held three meetings...
Priest Rafīq Greish, the official spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, welcomed communication with the Muslim Brotherhood, affirming that the group, which represents a moderate Islamist approach, respects minorities and seeks dialogue with them. “So far we have not received any contacts from...
Priest Rafīq Greish, the official spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, welcomed communication with the Muslim Brotherhood, affirming that the group, which represents a moderate Islamist approach, respects minorities and seeks dialogue with them. “So far we have not received any contacts from...
An official source at the papal office said contacts are underway between leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood and a prominent bishop at the Coptic Orthodox Church on coordination for a historic visit by the group’s murshid (guide) Dr. Muhammad Badī’ to the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district...
“We, however, hope this article would be complete by asserting that non-Muslims may freely practice their rituals and refer to their own religious rules in matters of personal status,” said Rev. Dr. Anīs in statements to Egypt’s official Middle East News Agency (MENA) [Author Not Mentioned, al-...
Bishop Armīyā, the personal secretary of Pope Shenouda III, said the pope has apologized for not being able to deliver his weekly sermon on Wednesday (February 29). “The pope apologized on the sermon due to bad weather condition that kept thousands of Copts confined to their homes and also due to...
Meanwhile, the Coptic Evangelical Church delegation’s visit to the Muslim Brotherhood, during which the two sides discussed means to reach an agreement over national issues, has raised many questions about the group’s relations with the Orthodox and Catholic Churches. A few weeks after the January...
Meanwhile, the Coptic Evangelical Church delegation’s visit to the Muslim Brotherhood, during which the two sides discussed means to reach an agreement over national issues, has raised many questions about the group’s relations with the Orthodox and Catholic Churches. A few weeks after the January...
The Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) on Wednesday (February 29) gave ceremonies to hand out the Samuel Habīb Awards for Distinguished Voluntary Social Work to Dr. Muhammad Ghunaym, the professor of renal surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, al-Mansūrah University and...
The Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) on Wednesday (February 29) gave ceremonies to hand out the Samuel Habīb Awards for Distinguished Voluntary Social Work to Dr. Muhammad Ghunaym, the professor of renal surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, al-Mansūrah University and...
Meanwhile, several Coptic activists demanded representation expressive of Christians in the Egyptian society in the constituent assembly that would draft a new constitution of Egypt, welcoming the church’s naming of Coptic Orthodox Bishop Mūsá of Youth in the panel. “We demand a Coptic...
Meanwhile, several Coptic activists demanded representation expressive of Christians in the Egyptian society in the constituent assembly that would draft a new constitution of Egypt, welcoming the church’s naming of Coptic Orthodox Bishop Mūsá of Youth in the panel. “We demand a Coptic...
Head of the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa Rev. Dr. Munīr Hannā Anīs revealed that he had sent a message to the academy enquiring about the views of Islamic sharī’ah regarding a Christian family’s custody of a Christian orphan and asked for a fatwá in...
Dr. Muná Makram 'Ubayd, a member of the Advisory Council and the Revolution's Board of Trustees, met with Muslim Brotherhood Murshid (Guide) Muhammad Badī' on Sunday (February 19) to exchange views over recent incidents including the al-'Āmrīyah troubles that almost caused a crack within the wall...
Parliamentary sources inside the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) revealed that the party, in cooperation with the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, is trying to seize half the number of seats of the constituent assembly that would draft a new constitution for Egypt. There is an...

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