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The three Egyptian churches denied that they walked out of the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, adding all reports to this effect were bare of truth. [Muṣṭafā Raḥḥūmah and Ahmad Ghunaym, al-Watan, Nov. 15, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic  
The Coptic Evangelical Church’s Synod appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to freeze his constitutional declaration and call for a national dialogue that would bring together all segments of the society to reach accordance over critical issues. 
 Bishop Pachomius, commenting on calls to stage protests against the Muslim Brotherhood on August 24, said the church does not interfere in politics, adding the church remains a spiritual institution that keeps its distance from political affairs. Father Rafīq Greish, the media spokesman for the...
Dr. Safwat al-Bayādī, the head of the Coptic Evangelical denomination in Egypt, rejected Coptic Orthodox Bishop Būlā’s threats to withdraw from the constituent assembly if the constitution did not clearly state non-Muslims’ rights to resort to their own religious laws. 
Doctor Andre al-Zakī, the President of the Fellowship of Middle Eastern Evangelical Churches and the Vice President of the Evangelical Coptic Church, expressed a number of opinions in an in-depth interview with al-Mogaz. Chief among them is his view on the general situation in Egypt: that after two...
Rev. Tharwat Qādis, head of the elections committee in the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, announced the results of the elections of the Evangelical Community Council. 
Egyptian Churches celebrate the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) on November 15, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, Father Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Churches, Rev. Dr....
Rev. Dr. Andrīyya Zakī, president of Protestant Churches in Egypt and the head of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services(CEOSS), inaugurated on Monday the Arabic Evangelical Church in Richmond, USA with the participation of Rev. Fakhrī Yaʿqūb, the pastor of the Church.
  The coming Thursday (March 27) Nawāl Halīm will be the second female appointed head of the church council (council of shaykhs) of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Assuit. Samuel Bākī, the head of the church, stated that the church consists of shaykhs (presbyters) and pastors and that the...
In an interview with al-Dustūr, Priest Rifʿat Fikrī, head of the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, stated that the confusion of religion with politics and science is one of the main reasons that hinder the progress of the Egyptian state, and that no progress will ever be achieved as long as some...
In an initiative of the Coptic Evangelical Church, the 24-Hours Prayers For Egypt has been launched this week, resuming at the Qasr al-Dubārah Evangelical Church in Cairo under the guidance of the church’s parish priest Fr. Sāmiḥ Mūrīs. 
Governor of South Sinai, Maj. Gen. Khālid Fawda (Khaled Foda or Khaled Fūda) and head of the Coptic Evangelical Church, Dr. Rev. Andriyā Zakī (Andre Zaki) laid the foundation stone for the first church to be erected in Sharm al-Shaykh, south of Sinai. The church is to be finished in two years and...
Prime Minister Ibrahīm Mahlab met with the heads of the Evangelical Churches in the Middle East two days ago and head their opinions on the situation of Christians in the Middle East.
Rev. Rif’at Fikrī, head of the Media Council of the Coptic Evangelical Church has mourned the victims of the terrorist attack that took place yesterday (March 15th) in Musturud, Cairo.
Dr. Muḥī al-Dīn ʿAfīfī, secretary of the Islamic Research Academy, called for the unity of the world and the importance of dialogue for promoting peaceful coexistence, particularly at this time in which religion is abused. 
Rev. Dr. Andrīyya Zakī, Head of the Evangelical Church in Egypt, participated in marking the 3rd day of the One Family Conference hosted by the Apostolic Church under the patronage of Pastor Nāṣir Katkūt, General President of the Apostolic Churches in Egypt.
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
Riḍā Thābit acquired his PhD from the Pittsburgh Presbyterian Seminary in Pennsylvania, USA, which is one of the oldest theological schools in the world. Tackling the thesis of ‘Missional leadership’, Thābit focuses on the Church inclusion of the Christian Youth in light of changes that have...
Dr. Ayman ʿAbd al-Munʿim, Governor of Suhāj, approved the restoration of the Coptic Evangelic apostolic church building and its adjacent services building at al-Geish [al-Jaysh] Street in Ṭamā City after submitting the required documents. Construction works are to be carried out under the...

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