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Ahmad al- Mughir, known publicly as the “man of Khairat al- Shāttir” has criticized those who attack Ansār Bayt al- Maqdis after its terrorist attacks.
Rev. Rif’at Fikrī Sa’īd, the chairman of the Information & Publishing Council of the Coptic Evangelical Synod of the Nile, said his church has always been democratic and calls for equality and respect for human rights, adding the church has never directed its members to vote for any candidate...
Dozens of Copts protested outside the Supreme Court to reject verdicts sentencing 12 Christians to 25-year imprisonment terms in the case of sectarian unrest in Abū Qurqās, al-Minya, in April. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, May 28, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Meanwhile, members of the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy said the khul’ law, which granted women the freedom to end her matrimonial relationship with her husband, is a legitimate right, adding women may use their right when they find out that it is possible to continue her life with her husband...
In the same vein, Mursī pledged to form a large coalition government representative of all segments of the society and not just a government based on a parliamentary majority belonging to a single party. He praised Christians’ role in the struggle against “colonialist powers” in the past side by...
The Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) had contacts with parties, revolutionary coalitions and the coordinators of the campaigns of Sabbāhī, disqualified candidate Hāzim Abū Ismā’īl and ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag on Saturday (May 26) to urge...
Michael Munīr, the leader of the al-Hayāh Party, rejected accusations that Copts supported Shafīq, adding the religious groups are propagating these claims to shift the battle. “Copts’ votes were divided between Mūsá and Sabbāhī. The latter garnered many Coptic young people’s votes. However, I...
Archpriest Frances Farīd, the deputy head of the Beni Suef patriarchate, denounced claims that the church backed Shafīq in the presidential elections. “The church is unable to instruct any of its congregation to vote for a definite candidate. Many of the Christians have voted for Sabbāhī or Mūsá...
Rev. Rif’at Fikrī Sa’īd, the chairman of the Information & Publishing Council of the Coptic Evangelical Synod of the Nile, said his church has always been democratic and calls for equality and respect for human rights, adding the church has never directed its members to vote for any candidate...
The Orthodox and Evangelical churches denied backing any presidential candidate in the runoff round in which the Muslim Brotherhood’s Muhammad Mursī is competing with Husnī Mubārak’s last prime minister Ahmad Shafīq, scheduled to be held on June 16-17. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, May 28, p. 3...

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