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On 12th of October 2017, Reverend Samaʿān Shiḥāta, Priest of St. Julius of Aqfahs in ʿIzbat Jirjis, al-Fashn, Banī Suwayf, was attacked during his service by Aḥmad Saʿīd, a 19-year-old living in al-Marj.  
Middle East Online Website published an article on August 24 entitled “Egypt’s Morsi scraps preventive detention for publishing crimes” by Dominique Soguel. Below is the original text of the article: Egyptian newspaper editor Islam Afifi was freed after a few hours in custody on Thursday, a...
Meanwhile, several Copts demanded to have a 10% representation in the constituent assembly that would draft a constitution for Egypt, adding this percentage represents their population in Egypt, according to their own statistics, and warning that ignoring their demands would anger the church and...
Meanwhile, several Copts demanded to have a 10% representation in the constituent assembly that would draft a constitution for Egypt, adding this percentage represents their population in Egypt, according to their own statistics, and warning that ignoring their demands would anger the church and...
Coptic movements were split over dialogue with the Brotherhood as Sharīf Dūs, Chairman of the General Coptic Organization in Egypt, said the GCOE welcomes dialogue with the FJP, the Brotherhood’s political arm, because it is a political party, adding his organization had already held three meetings...
Priest Rafīq Greish, the official spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, welcomed communication with the Muslim Brotherhood, affirming that the group, which represents a moderate Islamist approach, respects minorities and seeks dialogue with them. “So far we have not received any contacts from...
Priest Rafīq Greish, the official spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, welcomed communication with the Muslim Brotherhood, affirming that the group, which represents a moderate Islamist approach, respects minorities and seeks dialogue with them. “So far we have not received any contacts from...
An official source at the papal office said contacts are underway between leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood and a prominent bishop at the Coptic Orthodox Church on coordination for a historic visit by the group’s murshid (guide) Dr. Muhammad Badī’ to the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district...
“We, however, hope this article would be complete by asserting that non-Muslims may freely practice their rituals and refer to their own religious rules in matters of personal status,” said Rev. Dr. Anīs in statements to Egypt’s official Middle East News Agency (MENA) [Author Not Mentioned, al-...
Dr Rev. Andrea Zakī, head of the Coptic Evangelical Congregation, said that the terrorist explosion, which hit the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā this morning, was a “cowardly and despicable act as the intimidation of worshipers is contrary to religious and human values.” 

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