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The church had commenced on Monday (October 1) fasting for three days to pray for the smooth election of the 118th pope of the See of Saint Mark. 
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...
In a brief 10-minute session under tight security measures, the Cairo Criminal Court on Monday (July 2) decided to adjourn to the September 3 session of the trial of defendants involved in the October 9 clashes outside the state radio & TV building in Maspero area that left dozens killed or...
Ghālib said that the churches rely on the Azhar document, which is one of the important references for the writing of an Egyptian constitution. Head of the Coptic Evangelical Church, Dr. Safwat al-Bayādī, said the constituent assembly will write a draft constitution to offer to the Egyptian people...
In a brief 10-minute session under tight security measures, the Cairo Criminal Court on Monday (July 2) decided to adjourn to the September 3 session of the trial of defendants involved in the October 9 clashes outside the state radio & TV building in Maspero area that left dozens killed or...

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