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In Egypt, sectarian conflict can be dizzying. When news breaks it explodes – Muslim mobs, churches burned, priests attacked. When the news crests it collapses – Muslim denials, church agreement, security clampdown. Only when the news settles can the situation be understood – partially,...
Masperos revolution youths thwarted an attempt by the church to keep away priests from protesting. Church leaders have issued several decisions against priests before, and even relocated one of them to Australia.
Following his dispute with the governorate of Minia over the construction of a new Cathedral, Bishop Aghathon declined to attend a meeting called for by the governor and renewed his threat to stage a protest in front of 'Abāsīyah Cathedral in Cairo. He also confirmed that his steps are supported by...
The America Coptic Union has called on Coptic people to stage a sit-in at the Coptic Cathedral al-‘Abbāsiyyah / Cairo until the bishops and priests who were arbitrarily suspended, are restored, and Pope Shenouda goes.
Muslims celebrated alongside Christians at Coptic masses in churches nationwide on Thursday night, as extra security measures were taken after the New Year's attack on a church in Alexandria. Pope Shenouda led mass at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, which witnessed the presence of Muslim statesmen...
  Egyptian newspapers on Monday appeared to carefully avoid charges of stoking the fires of sectarianism, largely refraining from sensationalist reporting on the Alexandria church attack, and instead giving much attention to unification efforts between Muslims and Christians, as well as ongoing...
The Ministry of Endowments is set to embark on its annual new Hijrī year’s eve celebrations tomorrow at the Nūr Mosque in ‘Abbāsiyyah. Cairo Governor Dr. Mahmūd ‘Abd al-‘Azīm, Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Endowments Minister Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, Grand Muftī Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, as well...
Manār Khātir and ‘Amr Bayyūmī report about the demolition of suburbs near the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Waylī.
Victor Salama describes the pope’s recent trip to the U.S where he underwent surgery on his leg.
The following lines shed light on the cancellation of a Jewish conference that was supposed to be held in Cairo. It also discusses the recent Jewish attempts to regain property in Egypt and the reactions of Egyptian sources to the claims.

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