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Bishop Pachomius announced on August 10 the list of 17 candidates for the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch seat. They are seven bishops and ten monks:
The Copts in Diljā have held the first Sunday mass after the army and police forces entered the village. This was held in the Monastery of Virgin Mary and Bishop Abram that was burnt in the presence of security forces (Islām Fahmī and Khadīgā al-‘Adlī, al-Watan, Sept. 23, p. 3). Read original text...
Yesterday afternoon the U.S.Congress Foreign Relations Committee held (Oct. 1) a formal hearing on the violation of human rights in Egypt and theattacksonChristiansandchurches. This was in the presenceofBishopAngaelos, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church of England.The session included a hearing...
The Egyptian Council for Human Rights has denounced the attacks and violations against some citizens in Upper Egypt as well as al-Minya Governorate, due to their adherence to the Christianity. The council made a formal statement that there is a methodological targeting of Christians due to their...
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy in Alexandria warned that leaflets attributed to a Coptic author have been spread in the streets of Alexandria including false information about the “Copts’ success” in ousting the Islamists from power. Also the leaflet says that Copts have filed a claim for autonomy...
On Wednesday, the governor of Beni Suef, Sharīf Ḥabīb, handed over 263 micro-projects contracts to women residents of the Beni Suef villages and centers. Worth 3 million EGP, the micro-projects are financed by the Nasser Social Bank, the Zakat Committee of the ʿUmar bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz mosque, and...
The appeal trial of Damyānah ‘Abīd, a Christian teacher from Luxor, who is accused of defamation of Islam and evangelizing among her students in Nag’ al-Shaykh Sultān primary school in southern Luxor, has upheld the misdemeanor of the appellant today, Tuesday (September 3). The appeal was made by...
A Copt in Sohag has given an example of national unity.
  In a special statement to el-Wady News, Lūqa Radhī, a representative of the Archbishop of Mary and John Qūsiyya said that atheism is not as common an occurrence as thought, but that government officials need to accept that God made humans with free will and should choose to worship God without...
Egyptian women have entered into all fields and held many positions to demonstrate their ability to lead and achieve success. In an unprecedent event, a woman is competing with men for the official post as Shaykh al-Balad or ‘Chief of the Village’ in a Beni Suef village.

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