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Bishop Būla, the representative of the church who quit the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, said the church has not authorized anyone to vote on its behalf over the draft. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, Nov. 30, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
Egypt's Constituent Assembly has passed a draft constitution that fails to protect women's rights or guarantee religious freedom, Human Rights Watch said. [Maḥmūd Husām, al-Taḥrīr, Dec. 1, p. 10] Read original text in Arabic
A new government lineup under a prominent member of the Muslim Brotherhood group is almost finalized, according to the ikhwanonline.com website. [Mustafā Zahrān and Muḥammad Rabīʿ, al-Misryūn, Nov. 20, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
All eyes are set today (November 18) on the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīya to follow up the church’s celebrations of the enthronement of Bishop Tawāḍrūs II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shinūdā III, who passed away in March, to be...
Disputes initiated in the Constituent Assembly's System of Government Committee on September 2, 2012 over the powers the President of the republic should have. Father Philopater Jamīl of Virgin Mary Church in Faysal, residing now in the United States, called the Constituent Assembly "an Assembly to...
The Coptic Orthodox Church prohibited the five candidates for papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, from appearing on satellite channels before the election of the 118th pope. [Mustafá Rahūmah, al-Watan, Oct. 16, p. 3] Read original text...
A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...
U.S. ambassador in Cairo Anne Patterson met on Wednesday (October 10) with Coptic activists who spoke to her about the status of religious minorities in Egypt under President Muhammad Mursī, a few days after her meeting with Egyptian Shiite leaders who told her they applied for the Dutch...
Counselor Husām al-Ghurīyānī, head of the Constituent Assembly, said that applying Islamic sharī'ah is the hope of all Egyptians. He added that today Egypt has an elected President and if they did not want to apply the sharī'ah they would have elected hindus. Read original text in Arabic
Sherif Gadallah, a lawyer from Alexandria has submitted a report to the public prosecutor, against the president of the court of appeal, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mosque, the interim Pope of Alexandria as well as President Mohamed Morsy requesting the exclusion of Copts from the committee in...

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