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On the same context, Al-Shurūq al-Jadīd newspaper reported the Churches’- as well as The Azhar’s- dismay over Burhāmī’s statements on the position of the Azhar’s Grand Shaykh and on articles endorsed in the new Constitution.
The pope’s position is target for many fame seekers and the candidacy of bishops will hurl the church into a stage of account settling, said Kamāl Zākhir, a Coptic thinker and coordinator of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Laymen Front. [Amīrah ‘Awad, al-Wafd, Oct. 9, p. 3] Read text in Arabic
A number of Coptic figures announced their participation in the August 24 protests, considering it another revolution against the Muslim Brotherhood and “islamizing the country”.  Mamdūh Ramzī, Coptic lawyer, said he would participate in the protest as well as Ramsīs al-Najjār, the church lawyer. 
Bishop Angaelos [Anjilūs], the Pope’s secretary for the Coptic Orthodox dioceses of the USA, returned to Egypt this week and met Pope Tawāḍrūs II yesterday to discuss the demands of the priests and the congregation of t Northern Shubra, Cairo, which he supervised before he was appointed secretary...
Kamal Zākhir, the Founder of the Secular Coptic Current, has undergone a harsh attack on the social networking sites after the sermon he delivered in Mary Girgis Church at al-Qulalī district, Cairo; moreover, the sermon created controversy between the conservative and reformist currents in the...
Kamāl Zākhir, Founder of the Secular Coptic Current (SCC), said that there is a tendency to hold the SCC’s 6th conference in November a few days before the meeting of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
During the time in which Christians celebrate the Holy week a number of those who traveled to Jerusalem to visit the Holy Land on pilgrimage were accused to be traitors and pro-naturalization with Israel. 
547 Christians left CairoInternationalAirport on four planes yesterday for Tel Aviv in order to go to Jerusalem to celebrate the Holy Week and Easter at the holy places there. About 4000 Copts went to Jerusalem this year, according to Engineer Viktor 'Ādil Malāk, owner of a tourist company that...
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.
A delegation from the Coptic Orthodox Church, including Bishop Rafael and Bishop Kyrollos, Bishop of Milano, visited Moscow a few days ago to prepare for Pope Tawadros’ visit. The meeting discussed possibilities of cooperation between the Russian and Coptic Orthodox churches.  Observers stated the...
Those who follow up the Coptic file in Egypt believe that the frequency of terrorist attacks against Christians and their churches in the last five years has become a headache for the government which introduced a series of tight security measures believing that these attacks came as a result of...
Al- Tahrīr reported that the new Papal Regulations List included some amendments to the 1957 Papal Regulations List. It maintained the papal selection process by a draw. It allowed monks, archbishops, or a monastery bishop to nominate themselves for the seat of patriarch. It also requested the...
One thing on the priority list of Pope Tawadros II is to change the Papal Elections Law, also known as "the 1957 Law". The last papal elections had taken place according to this law. All three candidates had at that time agreed to change it. There was a popular demand to amend the law in order to...
In the recent gubernatorial reshuffle, two Copts were appointed as governors for the first time ever with Dr. Manāl Mikhāʾīl in Damietta and Dr. Kamāl Shārūbīm in Daqahlīya, a move commended by the Coptic circles and considered as a step on the road to citizenship.
Kamāl Zākhir, Founder of the Secular Coptic Current (SCC), announced that the SCC will organize its 6th conference by next October, indicating that it will present an Egyptian national vision regarding the problems associated with the erection of churches and the Coptic monasticism. 
Coptic movements differed on taking part in the celebrations of the third anniversary of the January 25th 2011 Revolution. Some movements, such as the Maspero Youth Union stated that they are not participating in the events of January 25th, refusing to give a cover to the Muslim Brothers to take...
General al-Sīsī’s request for a popular delegation for him to nominate himself for presidency was well received among Coptic circles. Bishop Mūsá stated that he is a patriotic figure and that he is trustworthy while Kamāl Zākhir the Coptic thinker stated that selecting him is the popular will (‘Abd...
The Orthodox Coptic Patriarchy in Alexandria announced that is will be holding a prayer service tonight with a specified section dedicated towards praying for the Christians in Syria, Palestine, and Iraq.
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...

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