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“Whenever you find yourself on the side of majority, it is the time to pause and reflect”   Questions are always asked. Who is better? Who will win? What’s next? Do we need to emigrate? Why there are conflicts? Are the Egyptians aware enough to avoid these questions? Or do they skip points like...
Egyptian business magnate Najīb Sawirus said Copts, who resemble the Red Indians of America, are suffering persecution and discrimination, adding the new government in Egypt has picked only one Christian minister out of 48 Muslim ministers. [Rihāb ‘Abd Illah, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Nov. 16, p. 1] Read...
Dr. Rev. Munīr Ḥanna, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa, said that the West is phobic of Islam and associate it with terrorism because of those who implement their own misconceptions of Islam.
Michel Aoun, a former Lebanese army commander and currently a politician and leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, warned that changing the regime of Syrian President Bashār al-Assad would wreak havoc with Lebanon and the Christians living inside it.  
The Egypt Copts Coalition called on Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Muhammad Sayīd Tantāwī to hold Islām, who is also the spokesman for the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), accountable over his fatwá to kill the protesters of August 24 demonstrations against the Muslim Brotherhood.
Meanwhile, Archpriest Frances Farīd of the Beni Suef parish said President Muhammad Mursī’s decisions to retire Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī and cancel the complementary constitutional declaration ended the military’s grip over power but were taken in the wrong time.
General Muhammad Ibrāhim, Minister of Interior, has announced that more than 40 terrorist cells including more than 225 terrorists, involved in the assassination of police personnel, have been arrested.  He stated that they mostly are affiliated to Ansār Bayt al Maqdis and Ajnād Misr groups. He...
Coptic Churches in Alexandria have maintained their silence on the presidential elections.   
Muslims of the village of Abū Diyāb have liberated a Copt, Abanub Samīr, who had been kidnapped by four thugs.   
The media expert and author Ḥamdī Rizk said that Copts are both Muslim and Christian Egyptians stressing that his book titled ‘Kyrie eleison, fī Ḥub al-Aqbāṭ’ (Kyrie Eleison, in the love of Copts), is directed not only at Christians, as most of the readers who bought the book are Muslims. “Love...
The Coalition of Egypt’s Copts has called upon Egyptians in the United States to support president al-Sīsī in his visit to New York by demonstrating in front of the UN headquarters to announce support for him. 
Dr Shawqī ʿAllām, Egypt’s Grand Mufti said that the primate of the Coptic Evangelical Church, Dr. Andriyā Zakī is always keen to personally present the congratulatory greetings of his congregation on all special Muslims festivities. 
My heart is greatly pleased by the relationship of love, fraternity and interconnection between the Christians and Muslims of Egypt. Christians and Muslims alike share each other's holidays and joys with all love, affection and compassion.
Al-Dustūr publishes “The Seven Pillars of the Egyptian Identity”, a book written by Dr. Mīlād Ḥannā that forms the focus of the World Youth Forum of 2018. It seeks to confirm the cohesion of the Egyptian societal fabric in spite of its diversity. The reason behind the selection of the book for the...
During his visit to Austria, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope and Patriarch of the church of Alexandria praised the role played by KAICIID Dialogue Center in fostering dialogue among all religious followers and cultures, peace building and combating terrorism. 
I do not tend to speak of Egyptians in terms of ‘Muslim’ and ‘Christian’. In fact, my question should be “Why should Egyptians support al-Sīsī?” This is what the President and the Coptic Orthodox Pope always confirm: They are all Egyptians.”
In an exclusive press conference for local journalists reporting on the Coptic issue, General Secretary of the Middle East Churches Council (MECC), Soraya Beshelani [Thurayyā Bishʿīlānī] said that the Council has followed up a number of causes and crises some countries of the Middle East...
Expressing his wish to establish a Coptic Orthodox Church in Saudi-Arabia, Pope Tawāḍrūs II believes that the spirit of the times has imposed many changes in the region.
In an attempt to contain the Coptic anger that the vice- president of al- Da’wah al- Salafiah has ignited after he was questioned on “insulting religion” grounds,  the Da’wah al- Salafiah started a campaign called “My Coptic Brother”
In the recent gubernatorial reshuffle, two Copts were appointed as governors for the first time ever with Dr. Manāl Mikhāʾīl in Damietta and Dr. Kamāl Shārūbīm in Daqahlīya, a move commended by the Coptic circles and considered as a step on the road to citizenship.


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