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  Al-Akhbār daily state-run newspaper writes on December 4 that Coptic Orthodox PopeTawadros II called for prayers for the safety of Egypt and its leaders in charge.  
Al- Akhbar reports on the role of the Islamic and Christian clerics in spreading awareness on the importance of positive participation in the forthcoming presidential elections. Dr. Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the role of the imams will be to spread awareness without calling...
The Administrative Judiciary Court on Tuesday is looking into the case of dissolving the Muslim Brotherhood group. The lawsuit was filed by lawyer Shihātah Muhammad Shihātah against Muslim Brotherhood Murshid (Guide) Muhammad Badī’ and FJP leader Muhammad Mursī, saying that the group has been...
The village of al-Qays, Banī Mazār town, was the scene of a squabble between a Jamā’ah member and a Copt over the latter’s shooting on camera supporters of Muslim Brotherhood’s presidential candidate Muhammad Mursī outside the voting station while directing voters to cast their ballots in favor of...
Priest Angelus, the secretary of Bishop Pachomius, denied that the interim leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church ran in the elections over the chair of St. Mark the Apostle, adding Bishop Pachomius has over and again said he would not seek any positions and only seeks the service of the church and...
Ice was broken on Wednesday (March 21) between presidential candidate Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā and Bishop Bīshūy, the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod Secretary and a possible successor of Pope Shenouda III, when ‘Awwā visited the Saint Mark Cathedral to offer condolences over the pope....
Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā, a presidential candidate, said the loss of Pope Shenouda was a grave one, adding the Coptic Orthodox Church is an old institution that has its own traditions. “The successor pope will not change much of Pope Shenouda’s ways because the fundamental principles of the...
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed “sincerest condolences” to the Egyptian people over the death of Pope Shenouda III as Secretary General Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said in an official statement on Monday (March 19) that the deceased was a great spiritual leader who...
Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā, Islamic thinker and presidential hopeful, said that the rumors about his tensions with Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Holy Synod, and Christians or his claims that churches had weapons were groundless. [Author not mentioned, al-Akhbār, March 28, 2012, p. 10] Read...

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