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A few days ago, Egypt’s president stood side by side with Pope Tawāḍrūs II to observe the inauguration of the cathedral and the mosque in the new Administrative Capital, as well as to talk about the “tree of love”, which, “we the Egyptians, planted together in Egypt during past years, and which it...
The Committee for the Coptic Orthodox Papal Nomination is due to meet on the September 4 to start receiving appeals to the Patriarchal candidates. After receiving all appeals, the committee will create a shortlist of between five and seven candidates based on order of preference, taking all appeals...
  Archpriest ‘Abd al-Masīh Basīt of the Virgin Mary Church in Musturud said in an interview with al-Misrī al-Yawm newspaper that assaults on Copts and churches are taking place only by extremists, adding those attacks after the January 25 revolution equal all those during the era of former...
Al-Misrī al-Yawm carries an article by Dr. Rif'at al-Sa'īd of the National Progressive Unionist Party, who says: “To the respectable Dr. Muhammad Mursī: Since your assumption of the presidency attacks on our brother Copts have increased alarmingly, without there being a genuine and decisive...
Dr. Murād Wahbah writes in al-Misrī al-Yawm: “It has been said that all such events are a fitnah tā'ifīayh. I am not a proponent of resorting to that term to explain these events … and I said that in Egypt we have Muslim fundamentalist and Christian fundamentalists who are very antagonistic, and...
Most Christian families that left Dahshūr village because of the recent the ‘shirt sedition’ have returned. Everyone seemed happy at this, Muslims and Christians. Family gatherings were held in Muslim and Christian households. [‘Atif Badr, al-Misrī al Yawm, August 11, p. 15]
Ruways Morcos, General Deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral and official spokesperson for the Church in Alexandria, said that the travel ban to Jerusalem for Orthodox Copts was a decision of the Holy Synod is the highest authority in the church. 
In accordance with article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution of 1923, Islam is the religion of the State and Arabic is its official language. The principles of Islamic Sharia are the main source of legislation. For nearly a century, the drafters of the Egyptian constitution persisted in giving the...
Upon the occurrence of any clash or tension between Muslims and Christians in our country, some Muslim hardliners voice the jaundiced view that the Holy Quran does not recognize any religion other than Islam. Such persons support their opinion by invoking the two Quranic verses «The true religion...
In his interview to al-Miṣrī al-Yawm, Ḥakīm al-Qaruwī‎, also spelled Hakim al-Karoui, adviser of French President Macron explained that the French administration has been working on this project since 2016 as a comprehensive project for Islam, a project not only for Muslims in France, but is...

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