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Cherchez la femme…a saying that directly applies to talk on the unified law on personal status affairs for Christian denominations in Egypt, now that each time women surface on the focal point of events, the society becomes more confused and male propensity against women becomes more prevalent.
Sanne Lundberg’s thesis was about the strong Coptic Christian perception of being discriminated, the interplay of this belief with religious beliefs, as well as
Over a series of four editorials printed last October, I tackled the practices exercised by Minia local authorities against the Copts in the governorate. A file I had received from the bishopric of Maghāghah and Adwah in Minia was packed full of details that could be described as collective...
AWR's managing director Hānī Labīb visited Tahrīr square and closeby Maspero (Egyptian Television building) on March 11, 2011 where a large (uncounted) number of protestors and demonstrators from many governorates were: Muslims and Christians, young and old, and men and women came to unify their...
Father 'Abd al-Masīh and Salīb Mattá Sawīris, member of the Coptic Orthodox Community Council, states that Copts are not revolutionist. However their stance on the July Revolution is difficult to understand. Most Coptic thinkers and writers and even ordinary Copts carry hostile feelings towards the...
The Coptic Orthodox Community Council announced its disappointment at some of its members who are running for parliament. The council yesterday separated themselves from ‘Īsá Girgis, who earlier alleged that the council disapproved of Coptic resentment towards the National Democratic Party for...
The Coptic Orthodox Church is still considering boycotting the parliamentary elections due to the National Democratic Party’s failure to choose any of its Coptic candidates in Alexandria. The Church says that it awaits the Pope’s decision on the matter. Meanwhile, the Coptic Orthodox Community...
This article looks at the Egyptian Court ruling allowing re-marriage, and the Christian Church’s refusal to accept it.
In an interview on the television program Manshette, the Pope denied claims of the Church being a "state within a state" calling it a "provoking" allegation and said that he prays for the forgiveness of anyone attacking his person during the Kamilia crisis. He said that all three Churches approve...
Salim Al-Awwa's allegation of Copts hiding weapons in churches and detaining converts to Islam on the Al-Jazeera channel sparked various reactions. Representative of the Congregation Council, Father Salib Matta Sawiris, denied Salim's allegations and called them "sick". Essam Sultan urged Coptic...

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