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The Coptic Orthodox Church's Holy Synod formed an 18-member committee that will make a list of nominees for the patriarchic chair. Clergymen on the committee included Bishop Hīdrā of Aswan, Bishop Benjamin of Monufia, Bishop Būla of Tanta, Bishop Abrām of al-Fayoum, Bishop Serapion of Los Angeles...
Everyone agrees that the departure of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is a genuinely-serious matter considering the pope’s important personality during nearly half a century of crises and events or the Egyptian church’s position as a key Egyptian institution thanks to the pope.
Copts, who are brothers and partners in the nation, enjoy the rights to any state positions depending on efficiency just like any Muslim citizen except those of al-Azhar, said presidential hopeful Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā. [Michel ‘Abd Allāh, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, March 18, p. 4] Read original text in...
A state of disgruntlement was sparked among a number of Coptic Orthodox bishops who were absent from last week’s meeting at the Saint Mark Cathedral to discuss names of possible presidential hopefuls and others to represent the church in the constitutional assembly, according to a source inside the...
Rānyā Khalīl Ibrāhīm, the heroine of yet another sectarian trouble sparked recently in Mīt Bashār village, Minyā al-Qamh town, al-Sharqia governorate, said that she was not kidnapped and that she left her father’s home with her own free will. [‘Ādil al-Shā’ir, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Feb. 19, p. 6]...
Hundreds of Copts marched from Shubrá area passing from Ramsīs street to 26 July Axis [Giza governorate] [Reviewer's Note: Al-Akhbār mentioned it as 62 July Axis] condemning the incidents of Saint George's Church [Al-Akhbār mentioned it as Saint Marina Church] in the village of Marīnāb close to...
In al-Jumhūrīyah, page 1, May 20, 2011, reports noted that the Coptic Maspero protests may be solved after a decision to reopen four churches and the release of Coptic detainees in Maspero incidents, proven to be not involved in the incident.  
The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) inaugurated the new building of the MB party "Freedom and Justice" on May 21, 2011, in al-Muqattam. Each of both potential presidential candidate 'Amr Mūsá and Hamdīn Sabāhī, as well as 'Abd al-'Azīz Hijāzī, Rif'at al-Sa'īd, Sāmih 'Āshūr, Mahfūz 'Azām, Ambassador Rifā'...
During the last few days, occupied with recent news of attacks and demolishing of two churches in Imbābah, as well as attacks on Egyptian Christian youths protesters, no one paid attention to the news about expanding the emergency law to the end of parliament and presidential elections.  
Most of the editorials in the newspapers are criticizing salafists' practices in sparking a fitnah in the nation. They comment on salafists' protests in front of Saint Mark Cathedral in al-'Abāsīyah demanding the release of both Kāmīliyā Shihātah and Wafā' Constantine, reportedly detained by the...

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