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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”
Thank you for inviting me to this conference organized by UN Global Compact in the "Private Sector's Contribution in Supporting Interfaith Understanding" session. It is a great honor to be with you and I see this as a recognition for the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation work in our...
In his election platform, presidential candidate Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awā said Egyptians are equal before the law, adding any discrimination among Egyptian citizens on the basis of religion, ethnicity or sex is a crime that has to be punishable by the law. [Muná Abū Sakīn, al-Wafd, May 15, p. 9] ...
Pope Tawadros received congratualtory phone calls from both President Mursī and the Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide, Muhammad Badīꞌ, to greet him for Christmas. According to al-Misrī al-Yawm, many Muslims manifested their solidarity with their Christian countrymen by attending Christmas all over...
After performing yesterday’s (Jan. 4) Friday prayers, youth members of various political forces and parties marched from ‘Umar Makram Mosque to the Coptic Evangelical Church of Qasr al-Dubārah to extend their Christmas greetings to Copts. Led by the imām of said Mosque, Shaykh Mazhar Shahīn, also...
The year 2012 witnessed a number of fatwás released by the Salafī preacher, ‘Abd al-Mun’im al-Shahāt. Insisting on the authenticity of his fatwá, he claims that according to Islamic Sunnah, the birth date of Jesus Christ is not in winter season, thus, harshly attacking Muslims who extend their...
In response to the economic reform process Egypt is undergoing – hence, affecting some social sectors in general and the poor and those below the poverty line in particular - the head of the Coptic Evangelical denomination launched the initiative "One for All" campaign to encourage young people of...

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