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Reactions varied inside Coptic circles regarding reports that the church has made election lists supporting the Egyptian Bloc and urging Copts to vote for it.
  “Pope Shenouda likely to cast his electoral vote while in the US due to his medical tests,” says a church source   Citizenship committees at churches urge Copts to to vote en masse in forthcoming parliamentary elections. A church source who refused to reveal his identity said that Pope Shenouda...
Bishop Mūsá of Youth called for the interaction of all political powers in order to build the future of Egypt, adding it would not make sense "to demand that the nation should be built to the Copts' liking."
Scholars of Islamic sharī'ah and the Azhar agreed that Shaykh Mahmūd 'Āmir, the chairman of the Ansār al-Sunnah al-Muhammadīyah (Supporters of the Prophet's Sunnah) Association in Damanhūr, was not right in his fatwa prohibiting voting in the elections for Muslim candidates who do not observe daily...
  The Coptic calls for foreign protection to solve the Coptic problems in Egypt provoked extreme feelings of anger amongst Egyptians. The Islamic Movement issued yesterday a statement in which it announced its entire objection to the protection calls made by some Coptic organizations abroad. The...
The Maspero Youth Union urged the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to offer an official apology for all Copts of Egypt and investigate the October 9 bloody incidents that left dozens killed or wounded.
Human Rights centers criticized the negligence of youth, Copts and women in the recent governors reshuffle. The Egyptian Center fo Human Rights described the recent governors reshuffle as disappointing, adding that it does not meet the ambitions of the Egyptian society after the revolution. The...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III gave instructions to prohibit the use of churches in any propaganda during the forthcoming presidential elections in a bid to preserve the sacredness of the house of worship. The pope had received several reports that some priests in the Mediterranean city of...
 CAIRO - The January 25 revolution is having a momentous impact on the Coptic Church. “The Copts will ignore Church policies,” surmised Mamoun Fendi, president of Fendi Associates, a Washington DC-based research group and think-tank, during the 18-day revolution.    
Henk-Jan van Maanen, a researcher, came from The Netherlands to research places of Islamism, Liberalism and Christianity in post-Mubarak Egypt. He met with AWR's Managing Director, Mr. Hānī Labīb, who helped him with some contacts from whom he can benefit.    

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