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Security agencies in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena deactivated a decision by Governor ‘Ādil Labīb to embark on works to refurbish the Anba Antonius and Virgin Mary Church in the village of Abū Shūshah.
Al-Akhbār published an article on Burhāmī’s claim that his statement during a video footage has been “misinterpreted”. The deal would pave the way for a Shari'a-based constitution while temporality holding the immunity of the Azhar’s grand Shaykh.
“You do not deserve freedom and justice, if you deny them for your opponents, and if you do not strive to grant them the full rights of citizenship, so be sure that no one will strive for yours, unless you experience the bitter taste of being segregated. Freedom, justice and equality are rights...
Egyptian churches declared on Thursday (December 13) that they would participate in the Constitutional referendum scheduled for Saturday (December 15). In a statement from the papal headquarters, the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II declared, that every citizen has the freedom to vote.
Minister of Insurances and Social Affairs Najwá Khalīl revealed that the total grants obtained by NGOs until the end of July hit LE600 million, adding finance for some NGOs, up to LE96 million, was rejected because it clashed with sovereignty and national security.
The Administrative Judiciary Court under Counselor Farīd Tanāghū, vice-president of the State Council, adjourned cases requesting the abolition of decisions by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) appointing Bishop Pachomius as acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The ongoing conflict over the constitution is a clear indication of the state of political/religious division the Egyptian society is going through. [Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāh, al-Ahrām, Nov. 15, p. 10] Read original text in Arabic
‘Asim 'Abd al-Mājid, member of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyyah’s (Islamic group) and leader of al-Ansār movement has launched an attack on supporters of the June 30 demonstration, saying “our dead in paradise and your dead in hell”. He continued that the Church's position of the demonstration changed...
The presidential body has promised the three major Egyptian churches to appoint eight members of the Shūrá Council, four members to represent Orthodox, two for the Evangelical Church, and two for the Catholic Church. Within the frame launched by President Mursī for “national dialogue”, Vice...
The Coptic Kimi Organization for Human Rights in Austria denounced the violations during referendum over the draft Constitution, demanding first phase of the referendum be nullified due to such alleged irregularities that occurred during the voting process.


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