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The article highlights the most important news of the Coptic Orthodox, Coptic Catholic and Coptic Evangelical churches in Egypt over the week:
ʿImād Jād writes about the closure of churches by security authorities in Egypt for allegedly security reasons, describing how Coptic Christians have suffered for decades from the restrictions on building, and even restoration, of churches. 
Copts United highlights the major Church events of this week:
Najīb Jibrāʾīl, lawyer of the Coptic Orthodox Church praised Egypt’s armed forces’ fulfilment of their duty, saying, “The Egyptian armed forces have finished restoration of 95 percent of the Egyptian churches.” More than 69 churches were devastated by Muslim Brotherhood followers in the aftermath...
  The National Council for Women submits proposal to get women into leadership roles  At a UNESCO conference called “Freedom of the Press in the World Today” Egyptian Ambassador Mīrfat al-Tālawī said that for her, the value of the conference lies in getting  to know the challenges facing women in...
The Pope received the Governor of Alexandria, Gen. Tāriq al- Mahdī, to congratulate him on the occasion of Epiphany (Sarhān Sinārah and Ahmad Sālim, al-Akhbār, Jan. 20, p. 7). Read original text in Arabic.
Counselor Mahmūd Mikī, Vice-President, met with representatives of Coptic movements to listen to Coptic problems in an attempt to develop a real national harmony. The Vice-President promised to study these problems in his meeting with three Coptic movements, namely: Maspero Youth Union, Copts...
Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) endorsed an announcement of public morning in Egypt over the death of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III, who passed away this week at the age of 89. [Walā’ Wahīd, al-Wafd, March 20, 2012] Read text in...
 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...

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