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After the controversial remarks by Egyptian actress Ḥanān Turk that Christians are dhimmīs, a Coptic woman, Dr. Marīyam Ḥannā, sent a question to Shaykh Dr. Muṣṭafā Rāshid, professor of Islamic Sharīʿah, asking for his opinion if Christians can assume presidency in an Islamic country.
The simultaneous bombing of the churches in Alexandria and in Ṭanṭā shocked everyone who is aware of the evil plan to attack Egypt through murder. For the war against terrorism has been raging on in Sinai for years and the Egyptian army has been thoroughly outworn as a result.
If Egypt has one thing to be proud of amidst all these failures and losses that it has been experiencing, then it should be proud of this national unity between Egyptian Muslims and Copts. 
The Coptic Orthodox Church prevented a protest organized by some Coptic activists this evening in the Coptic Cathedral of St. Mark to commemorate Copts who were killed in the recent terrorist attack on their way to St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery, Minya, Upper Egypt, and to denounce the...
The equation between the state and the church began to change in the final year of Mubārak’s rule, which was also roughly the last year of Pope Shenūda’s. In this year, the Church’s grip on the youth began to weaken, and the youth began to transcend the church and its leader. This equation began to...
Muftī of the Republic Shaykh 'Alī Jum'ah said Egypt is an Islamic nation that respects the rights of Copts as partners in the nation, noting the Iftā' House pursues a moderate approach. [Muhammad Hijāb, Khālid Ahmad al-Mat'anī and Sāmī al-Qamhāwī, al-Ahrām, Feb. 1, p. 3]
Former member of Egypt's Shūra Council, Mamdūh Ramzi, welcomed the proposal to train the scouting groups, or al-kashāfa in Arabic, to protect churches, explaining that Muslim young people can also participate in this long tradition of church-based scouting, and would help in alleviating the...
Leading Coptic activists called on all Christians to rally their ranks into one political party so that Coptic votes would not be dispersed in the Egyptian Bloc or other alliances, urging Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III to investigate the bishops who asked Copts to vote for the Egyptian Bloc.  ...
Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Hoexter, North Germany, reiterated that the Coptic Church has a national role that contributes in redressing Egypt's political image, stressing that the current regime is a legitimate condition founded on the will of the Egyptian people, and not a military...
Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, Commander-in-Chief and Chairman of the ruling caretaker Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), issued a decision on Saturday (Jan. 21) appointing ten People's Assembly members, which is starting its maiden session on Monday (Jan. 23).   The list includes...

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