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  Al-Sīsī presented a vision to develop a religious discourse and improve the benefits and conditions of the preachers so that they could focus on preaching and improving their social standards. 
The announced government lineup has augmented Copts’ agonies after the percentage of standard representation of Copts in the successive governments in Egypt – at least two ministers – was reduced. The government of Hishām Qandīl does not have any Coptic presence except Nādyah Zakhārī, the minister...
In his election platform, presidential candidate Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awā said Egyptians are equal before the law, adding any discrimination among Egyptian citizens on the basis of religion, ethnicity or sex is a crime that has to be punishable by the law. [Muná Abū Sakīn, al-Wafd, May 15, p. 9] ...
Meanwhile, a well-placed source at the committee supervising the papal elections said it approved announcing the initial list of candidates for the Coptic Orthodox patriarch post on May 19, adding the list will include only seven out of the 15 candidates who applied for the position so far. The...
Additionally, the Committee in charge of the papal elections resumed reviewing candidates for the St. Mark chair after the process was delayed because of the sanguinary incidents of al-‘Abbāssīyah. A source from the committee said that there are 16 candidates, including monks, archbishops and...
Presidential candidate Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā described Pope Shenouda as a “patriotic leader who has never bowed to pressures to get involved in sectarian strife from abroad or at home,” adding the pope has stood firmly in the face of divisions. “Pope Shenouda’s stances were many, including...
In this article Egyptian columnist Rifʿat ʿAwaḍallāh discusses the processes of change which have taken place within the Church in Europe and suggests how a similar concept of change could be productively applied to Islam in the Modern Age.
Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, said that the five Coptic detainees are: ‘Izat Hakīm, ‘Isá Ibrāhīm, ‘Adil Shākir, Shirīf Ramsīs, and ‘Imād Sidīq. He added that the detainees are being tortured by the Libyan Preventive Security Unit and have to be released immediately. ...
The Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See, AnbaṬawāḍrūs, will take part in ecumenical prayer on Saturday, in the Italian city of Bari, after having been invited by Pope Francis I. This would be the second time that the two popes meet in Italy, following the Coptic Orthodox’ first visit...
Transcript of Dr. Anas Abū Shādī's address “Counter Insult with Arguments by the Pen and Other Non-Violent Means.” (January 27, 2015)

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