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Dr. Tāreq Fahmī, professor of political science at Cairo University, said that the issue of the Coptic Census is one of the issues considered to be a national security matter, pointing to the absence of official statements from the Church about the number of Copts since the 1980s on the grounds of...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria, and Patriarch of St. Mark, met a delegation of African reporters on Wednesday in the Papal headquarters in Alexandria. He said in his speech during the reception that the number of Copts in Egypt is around 15 million who live spread throughout Egypt. “The...
On the sideline of the Coptic Solidarity's 7th Conference on Highlighting Inequality Faced By Coptic Christians held annually in Washington, Egypt's tycoon Naguīb Sawīres disclosed exclusive statements to Al-Misrī al-Yawm.
Commenting on the law on church construction, counselor Naguīb Jubra'īl said that according to the law, the permit for construction is subject to the Christian population density in the assigned locations, taking into consideration the growth of the denomination to specify the space required. 
Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, Bishop Yūhanna Qulta, said that President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī spares no effort to build a secular nation built on science; the religious mainstream however, strongly opposes the secularization of Egypt, according to the Bishop. “We still live in...
Egyptian Christians held a conference in the United States of America to defend their rights as minority. The meeting conferred using the same pretext and means former colonialist powers used throughout history to invade Egypt and to interfere in its domestic affairs: sectarianism. Sectarianism is...
The Administrative Judiciary Court handed down a ruling canceling a decision by the Clerical Council divorcing an Orthodox Christian citizen and granting him a remarriage permit. Evon Nabīl 'Azīz had filed a lawsuit before the court against Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III and the minister of...
The Azhar's Academy of Islamic Research, in a session on December 28 under Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, discussed a code of ethics for the mass media and satellite channels so that they would not insult divine religions. The Academy also decided to present a memorandum to the minister of...
The Union called on all Egyptians to participate in a candlelight vigil next Sunday (January 1, 2012) at 05:00 p.m. off the Supreme Court building to mark the 1st anniversary of the martyrs of the Church of the January 1, 2011 Two Saints bombing attack that left dozens of Christians dead or wounded...
The Maspero Youth Union and a number of Coptic coalitions and unions threatened to organize demonstrations next week outside the ministries of education and higher education to object the announcement that examinations would start on January 8. Majdī Sābir, the Maspero Youth Union's media spokesman...

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