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A member in the 18-man committee supervising the papal elections revealed that Bishop Pachomius alone would decide on the names of the seven candidates for the pope position, if a large number of bishops and monks applied, in accordance with the 1957 statute that stipulates candidates must not be...
The three Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches expressed discontent over the constituent assembly in its current lineup as several political powers quitted due to differences between the majority MPs and independent legislators regarding the rates of representation inside the panel. The...
Laymen on the panel included Millī Council members Counselor Nabīl Munīr, Counselor Edward Ghālib, Mālik Mīnā, Munsif Najīb Sulaymān, Dr. Georgette Qillīnī, Dr. Kamāl Shawqī, Rasmī ‘Abd al-Malik, Kāmil Sālih, Wajdī Louis. The Holy Synod will meet on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, to continue discussions...
Dr. Kamīl Sādiq, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Milī (Lay) Council in Alexandria, warned that Egypt is heading towards a similar situation seen in Lebanon in the seventies, with the ignition of sectarian strife between Muslims and Copts moving towards civil war. He accused the present Muslim...
The Copts of Alexandria are distressed on the constant accusations of Islamists towards the Church of allegedly igniting her flocks to spread chaos and disorder, and most recently of plotting against the ruling Muslim Brotherhood. In a statement disclosed exclusively to al-Wafd,  Dr. Kamīl Siddīq,...
Spokesman of President Mursī, Dr. Yāsir ꞌAlī, yesterday commented on statements delivered by President Mursī on Egyptian Christians describing them as “minorities”. Accusing media of delivering false reports, ꞌAlī argued that media have taken President Mursī’s statements out of context and that the...
The parliamentary delegation as well as some MPs from Alexandria denied that what happened to the Copts in ‘Āmrīyah should be called "displacement". The delegation stressed the rule of law and justice and expressed respect for all endeavors by citizens to reach a conciliatory deal and end the...
A statement issued by the general local council in Alexandria condemned the decisions made at the end of an ‘urfī meeting on al-‘Āmrīyah incidents. The statement described the decisions as ones of “submission to the wishes of the assailants and inciters for vandalizing the property of some of the...
A security source said the family of the Christian young man accused of taking photos on his cell phone in Sharbāt village, al-Nahdah area, in the Alexandria district of al-‘Āmrīyah, already left the village before the story was found out while the family of the Muslim woman and her husband...
After the adoption of the long-awaited law on building churches, Copts in Egypt expect the Egyptian House of Representative to pass a further series of new laws:

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