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Denouncing the terror attack on a bus carrying Egyptian Copts on their way to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in Minya, killing seven people and injuring 19 others, Egypt’s diplomatic representatives to the U.S.A, Italy, and Germany conveyed their condolences to Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Coptic...
On the other hand, ‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, in an opinion piece in al-Wafd, wrote that Copts do not care about the continuous hints of appointing a Coptic Vice-president due to the acts of violence that occurred in the early 'nineties. There are concerns about the migration of Copts after Mursī was...
On the other hand, ‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, in an opinion piece in al-Wafd, wrote that Copts do not care about the continuous hints of appointing a Coptic Vice-president due to the acts of violence that occurred in the early 'nineties. There are concerns about the migration of Copts after Mursī was...
Under the title “The Coptic Evangelical and Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas without the Muslim Brotherhood”, al-Wafd reports that both Egyptian Churches had received congratulatory phone call from President Mursī, while a number of public figures came personally to attend the Christmas masses...
The ceremonies of the august funeral of Pope Shenouda, to be aired live on the Egyptian TV and other private stations, start on Tuesday (March 20) at 11:00 a.m. in the presence of senior state officials, government ministers and members of the two chambers of parliament, the People’s Assembly and ...
On Monday evening, the National Party of Egypt organized a literature symposium to discuss the newly published book ‘Al-Bābā Wa Al-Mushīr’ (The Pope and the Marshal) written by the journalist Jamāl George. Dr. Rūfāʾīl Būlus, Head of the Egyptian National Party, said that the book serves as a...
Dr. Ihāb Ramzī, former Member of Parliament, stated that the Copts will give a ‘no’ vote in the coming constitutional referendum if the quota is not institutionalized. He threatened that Copts shall boycott the coming parliamentary elections if this demand is not addressed (Abdul Wahāb Sha’bān, al-...
.The one year of Morsi’s rule was one of the worst years for Copts, Pope Tawadros said on one of the television programs.  He explained that it was a disappointing year, pointing to the attack on the Cathedral which had not occurred over 19 centuries. The year of Morsi’s rule left 37 Copts killed,...
Presidency confirmed that President Muhammad Mursi (Mūrsī) held a surprise meeting with Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, and Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, at the Presidential Palace (Nāsir 'Abd al-Majīd, al-Wafd, June 19, p. 4). Read original text in Arabic.
27-28 April, the dates of the first round of the elections, coincide with the beginning of the Holy Week and Palm Sunday, while the runoffs scheduled for 4-5 May clash with Holy Saturday and Easter, said Bishop Rafiq Gereish, the head of the Catholic Church’s media office.  “Didn’t the president...

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