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The political role and astuteness of Father Bola, Bishop of Tanta, has been analyzed, as Pope Tawadros II insisted that he represent the Church at the Constituent Assembly (aslo known as the Committee of 50) to draft the new constitution.
Salafi preacher, Walīd Isma’il, coordinator of the Coalition of Defense of the Companions and Family of Prophet, has revealed that a new husayniah (Shi’ite mosque) is being constructed [Salafis are strongly opposed to Shi’ites].
Bishop Bola of Tanta has taken an energy saving initiative and requested all churches in Tanta to abide by it. He requested churches to reduce the lights of the churches during the day and light only half the light bulbs at night. 
In celebration of ‘Id al-fitr,  the Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Gom’ah issued a decision yesterday to spend two million Egyptian LE to help poor people registered in national and local authorities. Dr. Gom’ah also assigned Dr. Jūdah Basyūnī, former instructor at the College of...
Mosques in Ismailia, Gharbia and Minufia, have all followed the subject in the Friday sermons that had been decided by the Ministry of Endowments. This was about sexual harassment, combating it and the position of Islam on it. 
The Ministry of Endowments has decided to suspend more than 15 imams and preachers, refer them to be investigated and transfer them from the posts in Cairo, Giza, Gharbia and Beni-Suef to other governorates due to their opposition to the results of the presidential elections
The Churches and dioceses in Egypt have witnessed intensified security measures by the armed forces and police. In Gharbia, Mar GirgisChurch in Tanta has witnessed high attendance of New Years Mass among intense security procedures. On the other hand, in Qena, the security forces have preempted a...
Dr. Shawqī Ibrāhīm ‘Abd al-Karīm, professor of jurisprudence at the Azhar University branch in Tantā, was elected to be the new Muftī of the Republic. He will replace Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah whose term will end on March 3, 2013 (Lu’ay ‘Alī, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Feb. 12, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.
al-Wafd reported on al-Marāshdah incident as well, where Bishop Kyrillos of Qena stated that the clashes resulted in the burning of three stores and an attack on six (‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd,  Jan. 20, p. 8). Read original text in Arabic
Sa'd al-Husaynī, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (JFP) executive office, said the era of the dissolved National Democratic Party (NDP) is dead for good and will never come back to life, asserting that there is no anti-Copt position by the Brotherhood. Husaynī, during...


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