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He noted the Holy Synod confirmed that women will be allowed for the first time to vote in the papal chair elections, adding the addition of expatriate Copts to the election lists just like Copts at home is being considered at present. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, April 19, p. 3] Read text in...
Archpriest Andarāwus ‘Azīz Sulaymān, who obtained a court ruling in 2002 to return to his priestly position, said he received a phone call from a woman working at the papal office, adding the phone conversation revealed information about the destiny of some priests and bishops who were banished...
He noted the Holy Synod confirmed that women will be allowed for the first time to vote in the papal chair elections, adding the addition of expatriate Copts to the election lists just like Copts at home is being considered at present. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, April 19, p. 3] Read text in...
Meanwhile, Bishop Mūsá of Youth said on Wednesday (April 18) that the church stands on an equal distance toward all presidential candidates and does not back a certain candidate, adding Christians have all rights to elect whoever they believe would achieve the interests of the nation. “I am not...
Another presidential hopeful, Hamdīn Sabbāhī, said if he becomes a president of Egypt, he is going to be a president for Muslims and Copts, who, he said, will be equal in all rights and duties. “My slogan will be ‘With Justice and Amity, We’ll Build Egypt’ as I took justice from Islam and amity...
Another presidential hopeful, Hamdīn Sabbāhī, said if he becomes a president of Egypt, he is going to be a president for Muslims and Copts, who, he said, will be equal in all rights and duties. “My slogan will be ‘With Justice and Amity, We’ll Build Egypt’ as I took justice from Islam and amity...
Presidential candidate Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā said that his project focuses on the preservation of Arab Muslim identity, adding Christians are partners in the nation who enjoy all rights and committed to all duties. “The only posts denied to Copts are the grand shaykh of the Azhar and the minister...
Meanwhile, the independent syndicate of imāms issued a statement expressing support for the initiative announced by the Azhar under the auspices of Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb to prepare guiding proposals on criteria for the re-formation of a constituent assembly to draft a new constitution for...
Meanwhile, the independent syndicate of imāms issued a statement expressing support for the initiative announced by the Azhar under the auspices of Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb to prepare guiding proposals on criteria for the re-formation of a constituent assembly to draft a new constitution for...
Supporters believe the visit is consolidating the concept of the Arabism of al-Quds (Jerusalem) while opponents think it lends legitimacy to the “Zionist entity” that allows entry into the holy city only after it puts its seal on passports and entry visas. The second team stressed support for the...

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