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Two days after she was absent from her house, 20-year-old Christine, whose father reported missing since Monday (May 14), has turned out to have sought the help of Priest Damyan of Abu Jūy Church in al-Minya governorate, because she did not want to marry her cousin as her father wished. Christine...
As the Holy Synod is meeting soon under acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius to decide on bishops nominated for the papal chair of Saint Mark, signature-collecting campaigns of the so-called East Bells Union of Alexandria Churches intensified to reiterate rejection of the nomination of bishops who...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod on Wednesday (May 16) reiterated commitment to the 1957 statute on the election of a new patriarch in succession of Pope Shenouda III and approved the nominations committee’s decision to extend the deadline to Saturday (May 19) to receive applications for the...
Dr. Usāmah Ahmad ‘Abd Allāh, the CEO of al-Ummah channel and Maria channel, which he plans to launch soon, said Maria is dedicated for niqāb-wearing women only and there will be no men on the crew at all. He said that the channel will be totally separate from al-Ummah, owned by his father, Shaykh...
Meanwhile, officials in the communications ministry revealed that pornographic web sites could be acceded anyway even if any filters were installed to block them. The officials made the remarks during a meeting of the People’s Assembly transport committee on Wednesday (May 16) as Dr. ‘Amr Badawī,...
The Syndicate of Journalists council, in a meeting under Chairman Mamdūh al-Walī, denounced the recent attack on the freedom of the press by some deputies in the People’s Assembly and Shūrá Council, adding this attack only indicates there are some plans to undermine public freedoms, particularly...
Chief editors and board chairmen of state-owned newspapers met to review the outcome of the meeting with the speaker of the shūrá council, which was held on Tuesday (May 15), and focused statements attributed to some chairpersons of shūrá committees that implied insults against the press...
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb said the top Sunnī establishment is always expressive of the people’s feelings and the nation’s conscience, adding the Azhar will support any president the people will choose freely and transparently. “The Azhar is supporting any articles in the...
“The MB will abide by the new law as soon as it is adopted,” said Mukhtār al-‘Ashrī, the chairman of the legal committee of the FJP, in response to earlier calls by the minister of insurances and social affairs, Najwá Khalīl, on the group to legalize its position and stop practicing politics after...
Meanwhile, the Coptic Orthodox Church said that the lists of voters to elect a new pope in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March, will be announced as of Monday (July 23) until Sunday (August 5) in the notice board on the walls of the church of Bishop Ruweis at the St. Mark...

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