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The Coptic Orthodox Church announced today that it will open a new section in the Institute of Coptic Studies to teach «Arab Christian heritage», for the first time, at the beginning of the new academic year 2019/2020, which sparked widespread controversy among Copts on social networking sites...
 Al-Watan reported that Coptic activists complained that despite a large turnout to cast their ballots on the second phase of the Constitutional referendum, Egyptian Christians, particularly in Upper Egypt, have been prevented from reaching their polling stations. In Mahallat Dīyāy of al-Dusūq...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II called on the Egyptian government to address the violence which the country has witnessed recently as a result of clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mursī. He also called on people to pray for Egypt. 
Majdī Khalīl, the head of the Coptic Solidarity Organization, stated that American military analysts will visit Egypt to learn about the Egyptian’s military ways of countering terrorism in the Sinai as well as learning of the role of Hamās and Hizballah. Khalīl stated that the aim of this visit is...
  Father Antonius ‘Azīz, Catholic Bishop of Giza and the Catholic Church’s representative in the Constituent Assembly, said that he agrees with keeping Article 2 in the Constitution and the amended Article 3 which guarantees that all non-Muslims can follow their own laws, not only Christians and...
Al-Watan reports that President Muhammad Mursī has decided to appoint Coptic thinker Samīr Marqus, Dr. Bākīnām al-Sharqāwī, Dr. Sayf ‘Abd al-Fattāh, and writer, Sakīnah Fu’ād, to his presidential advisory team. The decision was announced by the president's spokesman, Dr. Yāsir ‘Alī, who also said...
547 Christians left CairoInternationalAirport on four planes yesterday for Tel Aviv in order to go to Jerusalem to celebrate the Holy Week and Easter at the holy places there. About 4000 Copts went to Jerusalem this year, according to Engineer Viktor 'Ādil Malāk, owner of a tourist company that...
Najmal-DīnI. M., aged 32, teacher and member of the Muslim Brotherhood, has been arrested in the Governorate of Aswan, according to a statement of security forces on Sunday. He is alleged of having participated in provoking the bloody strife between the al-Dābūdīya and Banī- Hilāl families. 
Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil, former Muftī of Egypt, stated to al-Watan that reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood is not permitted. He added that this is due to their actions including violence, carrying arms, terrorizing the innocent and destroying the nation. He added that those who kill and...
A number of Nubians cut al-Sadat Road off from traffic yesterday. This road leads to the airport. The protestors were asking for revenge for the victims of al-Karkūr in South Aswan.

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