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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).  
Egyptian President Husnī Mubārak has met with Pope Shenouda III ahead of Christmas celebrations. The two met at the Presidential Palace in Cairo late last month. The meeting came in light of the Pope’s perceived disappointment at the government’s actions in the ‘Umrāniyyah church construction...
A crisis broke out yesterday between the Minya governorate and the Maghāghah bishopric because of the disagreement over the licenses to build the new bishopric. Maghāghah Copts organized a peaceful demonstration protesting against suspending the licenses and threatened to escalate the issue to Pope...

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