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Father Būlus Jaras, Secretary General of the Council of Churches of Egypt and Pastor of the Church of St. Anthony of the Coptic Catholics in al-Fajjālah, stated that the Council of Churches of the Middle East does not work in politics, but it encourages all constructive work in the best interests...
Rev. Ikrām Lam’ī, head of the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, was interviewed by al-Tahrīr. He stated in the interview that the idea of interfaith dialogue is important and that the worst thing is that Muslims interpret the Bible or that a Christian interprets the Qur’an. He added that it is...
Prominent Christians and organizations worldwide voiced their alarm as the city of Mosul was emptied of Christians for the first time in the history of Iraq. The Egyptian Orthodox Church condemned the forced displacement of Christians from Mosul, while Pope Francis expressed his feelings of shame...
A number of Coptic movements, most prominent among them the Middle Eastern Forum for Freedom (Muntadá al-Sharq al’Awsat li-l-Hurriyyāt) and Democratic Egyptian Solidarity (al-Tadāmun al-Misrī al-Dīmuqrātī) have protested outside the embassy of the Vatican, demanding Pope Francis and the Security...
In an opinion piece in Watanī newspaper, Editor-in-Chief Yūsuf Sidhum wrote, "In a catastrophic scene which signaled the collapse of the Egyptian State and the absence of the rule of law, a 'happy ending' was on Thursday 16 February worked for the sectarian crisis which had erupted on 27 January in...
In an opinion piece in Watanī newspaper, Editor-in-Chief Yūsuf Sidhum wrote, "In a catastrophic scene which signaled the collapse of the Egyptian State and the absence of the rule of law, a 'happy ending' was on Thursday 16 February worked for the sectarian crisis which had erupted on 27 January in...
On the other hand, Bishop Bakhomius of al-Beheira, Matrouh, North of al-Tahrīr and the five western cities, said his archbishopric is now overseeing the preparation and restoration of houses of Coptic families approved to return to their homes in the village of Sharbāt after a session held by a...
Meanwhile, Dr. Muhammad Kāmil, Deputy Leader of al-Wafd Party and Member of Parliament, met with hundreds of Coptic youths at the Holy House hall in Shibīn al-Kūm, al-Menofia governorate, and called on Copts to positively interact with the events and developments in the nation and refrain from...
The conferees appealed to the youths who played a key role in the liberation movements and expressed the current stage to be armed with the spirit of faith inherited from the forefathers and to preserve freedom, human dignity and continually work on bringing peace in the east. This came in the...
Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, called for establishing a council for Egyptian churches to be tasked with negotiating with the new regime to achieve Copts’ demands, stressing unity of Christian denominations to seek solutions for Coptic problems, including the...

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