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Egyptian writer and editor-in-chief of al-Mubtadaʾ, Hānī Labīb said during an interview broadcast on Egyptian Radio 9090 that he rejects the use of the phrase ‘Coptic Diaspora’ to describe Egyptian Christians immigrants who were labeled as such for the first time by President Muḥammad Anwar al-...
In his column this week journalist and writer Hānī Labīb reports that he recently viewed a post sent by Eng. Ṭāriq al-Malṭ in which he criticized that while the State is celebrating its complete financial and administrative takeover of the Muslim Brotherhood’s schools that are originally controlled...
The TV show "Hawā Miṣr", broadcasted on the channel "France 24", discussed the attack on the houses of the Copts in Minya governorate, and the way to solve the customary sessions.
Recently the General Congregation Council of the Coptic Orthodox Church [al-Majlis al-Milli] has resurfaced after Pope Tawāḍrūs II met with its members for discussing the attack on al-Sulṭān Monastery [Dayr al-Sulṭān] that took place last Sunday. Before the meeting, the Council issued a statement...
Several intellectuals and politicians, during the time of the former president, Husnī Mubārak, who exclusively confined Coptic issues between the church leaders and the presidential institution, for bringing the Coptic dossier out of the security apparatus' control. Ramsīs al-Najjār, a Coptic...
Firebrand preacher Wajdī Ghunaym lashed out at the opponents of President Muhammad Mursī, dubbing them as "rats and cockroaches that live in infamy and dirt". "Those who are called the elite are nothing but like barking dogs and know nothing about democracy or that parties may be legitimately...
The Coptic Orthodox Church's Holy Synod met under acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius on Wednesday (July 4) to exchange views about the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt. Several Synod members expressed concern because "current members of the committees in the constitution-...
Meanwhile, a deadline for the voter registration committee on papal election in the Coptic Orthodox Church expires on Tuesday (July 10) as the final lists will be handed over to acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, July 8, p. 3] Read text in Arabic
Acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius said on Saturday (July 7) that the church is still concerned over the activities of the constituent assembly and fears that an Egyptian constitution expressive only of a certain group or another with no regard to the rest of the people would be issued. Bishop...
The constituent assembly committees on Saturday (July 7) started sessions to hear representatives of political groups to explore their visions and suggestions for the new constitution. The committees heard members of the Revolution Youths Union, including its executive office members Muhammad al-...

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