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Thinker Jamāl As’ad said the decision to appoint the first Coptic vice-president is a right one, adding Marqus is a good Egyptian patriot known for his eagerness to serve the masses. “Marqus’s appointment is not an overture to Copts. Persons who say that he would focus his attention on Copts just...
On the other hand, statements by lawyer Joseph Malāk, an Alexandrian Coptic activist, stirred arguments in Coptic and church circles after he announced that he had addressed the U.S. administration in Washington and the U.S. embassy in Cairo to ask for mediation with President Muhammad Mursī on the...
On the other hand, statements by lawyer Joseph Malāk, an Alexandrian Coptic activist, stirred arguments in Coptic and church circles after he announced that he had addressed the U.S. administration in Washington and the U.S. embassy in Cairo to ask for mediation with President Muhammad Mursī on the...
The Coptic Evangelical Church, led by Dr. Safwat al-Bayādī, issued a statement on Egypt’s draft constitution asserting its acceptance of Article II as written in the 1971 Constitution without any changes or amendments. The chapter on rights and freedoms, however, may include a clear article about...
Counselor Edward Ghālib said the additions made to the text of Article II of the Constitution has relieved everyone and converged with the Azhar paper on rights and freedoms, which was approved by all political groups in the society. Counselor Munsif Sulaymān said through calm and legal dialogue...
Egyptians in general and Christians in particular heaved a sigh of relief after the Azhar settled the row about Article II of the Constitution by calling for keeping it intact. Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb said that Article II in the way it is drafted now is a “title of accordance”...
“This Saturday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will do something that no U.S. Secretary of State has ever done: meet with a democratically elected president of Egypt. The meeting should be about more than symbolism. Egyptian women were at the forefront of their revolution, but the systemic...
Meanwhile, Dr. Muhammad Badī’, the Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood, received on Sunday (July 8) acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius and his delegation. Badī’ asserted during the meeting that Egypt’s progress will be at the hands of all its sons, as has been the...
On the other hand, Chairman of the Teachers’ Syndicate Ahmad al-Halawānī, who is also a member of the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, said that there will be no change to Article 19 of the 1971 Constitution that read “religious education syllabus is a basic subject”. [...
On the other hand, Chairman of the Teachers’ Syndicate Ahmad al-Halawānī, who is also a member of the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, said that there will be no change to Article 19 of the 1971 Constitution that read “religious education syllabus is a basic subject”. [...

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