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On July 9, I attended a meeting held in the Assiut University conference hall, organized by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), in tandem with the university's Future Studies Center, under the rubric Mechanisms for Building a Modern Civil State.
The Coptic Orthodox Church calls on all people to seek good ethics and bring anyone who commits mistakes before justice irrespective of their religion, according to Archpriest Ṣalīb Sawirus, a member of the Church's al-Majlis al-Millī (Community Council). Jamal As'ad, a Coptic activist, said that...
Egypt in its entirety stood horrified a few days ago at the Salafists in the southern town of Qena, who challenged the authority of the State and the rule of law and enforced hadds [Islamic penalty] on a Copt.    
Editor: AWR received this text before President Mubarak announced he would step down. Nothing in the media indicated that this could happen tonight, yet it did.   Ever since the demonstrations began on January 25, men of religion have been stressing the importance of them not being transformed from...
Text of the declaration of "Expatriate Copts" organization as published in Al Wafd. We congratulate the people of Egypt for the success of the great Egyptian youths who led the "White Lotus Revolution", that helped us to get rid of the corrupted totalitarian dictatorship regime, which followed...
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
‘Abd al-Dāyīm Nusayr, counselor to the Grand Imām, says that the Azhar spends 40 million pounds of Zakāh funds annually, which benefits 13 million poor or sick Egyptians. He added that there are three season when the aid is primarily spent: ‘Īd al-adhá, Ramadān, and the birthday of the Prophet...
Hostilities towards Turkey emerged as Armenians remember the anniversary of the Ottoman Empire massacre.
 Jayson Casper reflects on his experience watching the football world cup in an Egyptian cafe.
The European Court of Human Rights has banned crucifixes in Italian schools.

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