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A new trip by the Air Sinai carrier left for Tel Aviv with nearly 100 Coptic passengers on board to celebrate Easter, while the Coptic Orthodox Church said the Holy Synod will determine after Easter festivities the period of punishment to be imposed against pilgrims to Jerusalem, which includes...
The session culminated in a decision to close down the Christian man's pharmacy and expel him and his family otherwise he will be assaulted and his store will be attacked after he was accused of slandering Islam and the Prophet Muhammad," Fādī Yūsuf, the head of the Egypt Copts Coalition, said. He...
Pope Benedict XVI of the Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican on Sunday (April 8) called for bringing an end to the violence in Syria, renouncing violence and enhancing stability everywhere, condemning the "discrimination and persecution against Christians in the Middle East and Africa". The...
“Christians have the eagerness to visit holy places exactly like that eagerness felt by Muslims to perform pilgrimage to the Ka’bah,” according to an informed church source who did not want his name mentioned. He denied that those trips to Jerusalem will have any effect on the decision adopted by...
The flights of Copts in such a large number had started on Thursday (April 5) with 61 Copts, followed by other flights. Official sources at Cairo International Airport said the airlift is considered the first of its kind to carry Egyptians to Israel since the peace treaty between the two countries...
Priest Misā’īl of the Chapel of Saint Helena, the Egyptian part at the Holy Sepulcher had confirmed on Saturday (April 7) that the church has refused to receive them. [Husayn al-Zanātī, al-Ahrām, April 9, p. 14] Read original text in Arabic
Meanwhile, several Copts demanded to have a 10% representation in the constituent assembly that would draft a constitution for Egypt, adding this percentage represents their population in Egypt, according to their own statistics, and warning that ignoring their demands would anger the church and...
Meanwhile, several Copts demanded to have a 10% representation in the constituent assembly that would draft a constitution for Egypt, adding this percentage represents their population in Egypt, according to their own statistics, and warning that ignoring their demands would anger the church and...
Coptic movements were split over dialogue with the Brotherhood as Sharīf Dūs, Chairman of the General Coptic Organization in Egypt, said the GCOE welcomes dialogue with the FJP, the Brotherhood’s political arm, because it is a political party, adding his organization had already held three meetings...
Priest Rafīq Greish, the official spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, welcomed communication with the Muslim Brotherhood, affirming that the group, which represents a moderate Islamist approach, respects minorities and seeks dialogue with them. “So far we have not received any contacts from...

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