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Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, a member of the al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) Shūrá Council, said the Egyptian society is not read now for the implementation of the Islamic sharī’ah, urging the people in power to seek socio-political justice and public freedoms. [Munīr Adīb, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 5,...
The crisis over Article II of an expected Egyptian Constitution is about to be settled as salafī members of the constituent assembly announced their agreement that the principles of Islamic sharī’ah would be the main source of legislation but asked for including an explanation of the word ‘...
As the repercussions of the presidential battle, settled by Muslim Brotherhood candidate Dr. Muhammad Mursī, powerfully backed by Salafī groups, are not over yet, a new crisis between the Brotherhood and Salafists is looming in the horizon over the civil aspect of the state and Article II of the...
People's Assembly Speaker Sa'd al-Katātnī announced the final list of the 100 members of the constituent assembly that would draft a new constitution for Egypt. [Muhammad Abū Zayd and Muhammad Sālim, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, June 13, p. 1] Read text in Arabic
Penetrating the Coptic boycott against Muslim Brotherhood’s presidential candidate Muhammad Mursī for the first time, two envoys of Bishops Bula and Armiyā, one of them a businessman, held a secret meeting with Secretary General of the group’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) ‘Isām al-‘Iryān. [...
Dozens of Coptic women gathered outside the St. Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah on Friday (May 18) to protest statements by Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, in which he called on Christian women to observe modest clothing and “follow in the...
Cherchez la femme…a saying that directly applies to talk on the unified law on personal status affairs for Christian denominations in Egypt, now that each time women surface on the focal point of events, the society becomes more confused and male propensity against women becomes more prevalent.
The author writes that the Christian CTV satellite channel has been supporting the secretary of Pope Shenouda III, Bishop Yu’annis, and grooming him to succeed the pope.
On the occasion of the New Year, Counselor Labīb Halīm Labīb, author of the article and deputy president of the Council of State, sends a number of greeting cards to Christian personalities, wishing them a happy new year.
The Coptic Orthodox Church is currently celebrating the return of Pope Shenouda III to Egypt after undergoing spinal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America. The celebrations coincided with the 35th anniversary of His Holiness’ enthronement as pope of...

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