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 No matter what successes Prime Minister Essam Sharaf achieves together with his cabinet, he will always be discredited for underestimating public memory—a memory by no means poor. With that memory alertly registering details big and small on the Egyptian arena, Dr Sharaf has miserably failed. The...
Hundreds of Copts yesterday continued their strike outside the official TV building for the third day on Cairo Nile Corniche over recent sectarian violence, as revolutionaries are planning a march in support of national unity on Friday. The message of the march will be that Muslims and Christians...
While some Egyptian Christians - angry over deadly sectarian clashes in Imbābah - called for international protection for Copts, others slammed such a call as being alien to patriotism. Some Copts argue that the Egyptian authorities cannot protect them from attacks by other Egyptian sects. Other...
The Egyptian Coptic Church rang its bells and celebrated its first feast after the revolution in the mass for the Resurrection feast . At the same time, security forces secured churches from anything that might distort the Copts' celebrations. In the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral Resurrection Mass,...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III met with Ahmad Diyā’ al-Dīn, al-Minya governor. A source from the papal seat stated that they discussed the crisis of the new Maghāghah bishopric and that the governor was keen that Copts are not subject to persecution, but he must implement the law. For his part,...
The crisis of Maghāghah in relation to the inflexibility of the bishopric and the governor appears to have no end.    
 The bishop of Maghagha states that he will appeal to a supreme authority to put en end to the conflict between him and the governor of Minia.  
Egypt's Prime Minister 'Isām Sharaf greeted Coptic Pope Shenouda III during his visit to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral on March 20, 2011. Sharaf congratulated Pope Shenouda on his safe return from the US where he received medical treatment. On Saturday, Sharaf had paid his first visit to the Azhar'...
This article was first published in: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2011/marchweb-only/behindegyptrevolution.html Editor AWR: Paul-Gordon Chandler gives a good picture of Christian and Muslim cooperation which does exist but he neglects the negative examples and thus his presentation has...
 President Husnī Mubārak appointed 10 MPs to the new elected parliament, including 7 Copts. The appointees included one woman, 'Amīnah Shafīq, member of National Council for Women (NCW).  

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