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The legal office of expatriate Copts, headquartered in Switzerland, announced convening a number of workshops for Coptic counselors and lawyers in Geneva, Washington, Sweden and Egypt to offer their visions about the general principles outlining the new constitution. The office underlined the...
A group of Copts, intellectuals and human rights activists issued a statement under the name Citizens in New Egypt to call for writing a civil constitution that is based on equality, justice and citizenship and expresses all the political mosaic in Egypt. [Muhammad Hijāb, al-Ahrām, March 11, p. 6] ...
Some 22 bishops and metropolitans held a closed meeting last week at the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Pope Shenouda III's office to discuss backing a presidential candidate and select representatives of the church in the constituent assembly to draft a new constitution for Egypt, according to the pope...
"I will collect the approvals for presidential candidature to be registered at the notary during the next couple of weeks in the name of 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh 'Abd al-Hādī Abū Sa'd, known as 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh," Dūs was quoted in a message obtained by al-Wafd. Meanwhile, the Egypt...
For his part, Bishop Pachomius, acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, visited Mursī to congratulate him for his presidential election victory. Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Holy Synod, Bishop Mūsá of Youth, Bishop Armīyā, General Bishop, Bishop Hīdrā of Aswan, Counselor Edward Ghālib,...
On the other hand, ‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, in an opinion piece in al-Wafd, wrote that Copts do not care about the continuous hints of appointing a Coptic Vice-president due to the acts of violence that occurred in the early 'nineties. There are concerns about the migration of Copts after Mursī was...
For his part, Bishop Pachomius, acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, visited Mursī to congratulate him for his presidential election victory. Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Holy Synod, Bishop Mūsá of Youth, Bishop Armīyā, General Bishop, Bishop Hīdrā of Aswan, Counselor Edward Ghālib,...
Al-Misrī al-Yawm obtained lists circulating in the wings at the presidency concerning the government and the presidential team lineup. According to these speculative lists, the government’s lineup will include leaders of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), political figures and a number of youths...
On the other hand, ‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, in an opinion piece in al-Wafd, wrote that Copts do not care about the continuous hints of appointing a Coptic Vice-president due to the acts of violence that occurred in the early 'nineties. There are concerns about the migration of Copts after Mursī was...
According to page 7 in al-Ahrām, Christians had some fears about Mursī making it to power but these were gradually dispelled after the president-elect's maiden speech. They believe that as long as God chose him then it is going to be for the good, praying to God to bestow success on him in his...

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