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With the parliamentary elections on the horizon, says Ahmad, the question arises as to whether Copts themselves have decided to stay out of politics or whether they were forced to do so by the state. Secular leader Kamāl Zākhir says that Coptic reluctance to participate in the elections goes back...
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood, Progressive National Unionist Party, National Democratic Party, and Copts are all competing for the parliamentary seat in ‘Ābdīn – Mūskī. Sources say that some less popular candidates are handing out cash and expensive gifts, while others promise young people jobs...
Eight Copts in Alexandria, seven Orthodox and one Protestant, compete to represent the National Democratic Party in upcoming parliamentary elections. The seven Orthodox candidates seek the Church's endorsement. Some even claim to be personally endorsed by the Pope. The Pope's denial of those claims...
The author reflects on the current political role of the Egyptian Coptic Church and its relations with the ruling authority.
Nādir Fawzī, one of the founders of the Coptic Parliament and Head of the Christians of Middle East Organization, talks about the Pope, the Church, the government and Coptic organizations.
As‘ad comments on the political role of Pope Shenouda and the Church, and how this relationship affects principles of citizenship.
Al-Wafd interviews Lt. Fū’ād ‘Allām to discuss reasons behind sectarian fitnah in Egypt.                           
Muhammad al-Barādi‘ī’s visit to Saint Mark's Cathedral for the Easter Mass created considerable controversy. While some people appreciated the greetings, others considered it a gesture that gives the church an undue political role.
Coptic activist Maurice Sādiq calls on the ruling party to devote 25 percent of parliamentary seats to Copts.
This article deals with the request from Christian activist Na‘īm to bishop Kyrillos to refrain from politics, and focus on being a religious leader only.

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