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Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah said the president’s decree no. 355/2012 is only giving an official status for the new pope as far as dealing with the state institutions is concerned, adding the president does not enjoy the powers to accept or refuse the (church’s) decision because the pope was...
In Nasr City, Christian women were prevented from voting in one of the polling stations, also many voting cards were not stamped. 
The Ismā’īliya Cinema Club presents short movies as part of preparations for the 20th edition of the its International Film Festival for short and documentary films.
Nāddir al- Sirafy, the spokesman of Copts 38 Group that call for allowing  Copts a second marriage, stated that the group is taking measures to form a legal entity
During a three-day meeting, the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church discussed five areas, ‘the Coptic Orthodox Creed and the challenges of the 21st century’, ‘the Coptic identity and how to serve the youth’, ‘ecumenical relationships’, ‘technology’, and ‘the means of social communications.
In a talk-show aired on the Egyptian Satellite Channel TEN, Pope Tawāḍrūs II explained that the law on church construction was issued in 2016 and has two sections, one is concerned with the construction of new churches, and the second on codifying the legal status of churches that were built in the...
Ibrāhīm al-Jawharī was born in the city of Qaliyūb in the second half of the 18th century. In the small city’s kuttāb, he learned writing and arithmetic, in which he excelled. He used to trans-scribe the religion books, and distribute them to the church at his own expense. He cared to present the...
  Bishop Makārī Yūnān, head of the greater St. Murqus church in Cairo, attacked shaykh Sālim ʿAbd al-Jalīl’s remarks about the infidelity of Christians, saying that “their ideology is corrupt.” 
  I borrow this title from these two important volumes published by al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies in two parts in 1996 and 1998, and which presented a unique study on the religious reality in Egypt in terms of institutions and the country's unique diversity of Islamic,...
Pastor of the Nasr City Coptic Evangelical Church, Fr. `Ezzat Shāker, is to hold the annual charitable Īftār on June 6 on the occasion of the Muslim fasting Ramadan, which is expected to start on May 26 this year.
General bishop: Bishop Buṭrus of the Coptic Orthodox Church is known for the controversy over the Charity Isle of Patmos. He has been a bishop since 1985, Member of board of advisors and founder of Charity Isle of Patmos [named after the Greek Island where the apostle John received his Revelation...
This article was originally posted on Christianity Today, May 31, 2012. The first free election in Egypt's history has captured headlines worldwide with its unexpected runoff between a Mubārak regime figure and a Muslim Brotherhood leader. Less known is that 17 Coptic evangelical leaders met with...
The German Catholic organization Missio asked Arab-West Report about Migration, dialogue and socio-pastoral challenges for Christians in Egypt. Father Douglas May, MM, A U. S. Catholic priest’s perspective based on 18 of the last 30 years in Egypt.
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
The author confirms the nationality of Copts and their love of Egypt, refraining from the English report which declares that the cause of Copts' participation in 1919 Revolution was their fear of Muslims.  
A discussion of Christians in the Middle East, their history and ongoing struggles.
Bishāy calls for unity and liberty in the church in order to avoid division.
The increasing ‘Ch’ phenomenon spreading throughout universities is worrying a number of Coptic clergymen, who believe that inter-mingling is the solution to furthering Muslim-Christian relations.
This article expresses alarm about the situation of Arab Christians in light of the sectarian feuds that are troubling Middle Eastern countries like Iraq and Lebanon.
The author critizes an article by the German magazine Der Spiegel about Christians in the Middle East. She claims that the article distorts the reality of the situation in the declining Christian communities in the region.

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