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It has been three years since President 'Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi has been sworn in as the president of the Arab Republic of Egypt after winning the presidential elections on 3 June 2014. During his rule, a new page was opened for the Copts in Egypt. In fact, the thinkers and the Christian clerics see...
However, the Maspero Youth Union announced it will boycott the Christmas celebrations at the cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah in reactions to the church’s invitations for the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafīs and leaders of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to attend the...
The Egyptian Coordination for Citizenship, which comprises several Coptic movements as well as public figures, politicians, and civil society organizations, had presented an official memo to President Al-Sisi requesting that he not sign the law and instead send it back to parliament, in accordance...
Between rejection and acceptance reflect the reaction in political circles and Islamic movements to the law on building churches, which was adopted during the plenary session of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday. However, all these reactions, the view of Al-Azhar in this regard remained...
The historical ban of the Coptic Orthodox Church on its followers from visiting the holy sites in Jerusalem has recently witnessed a significant change, as Copts continue to visit and defy the ban which includes excommunication and thousands of annual trips are made during Easter holiday from Cairo...
The exodus of the Copts from Al-`Arīsh and their flight to the Canal city of Isma`īlīa revive in our memories the many situations in which Copts sacrificed their lives and their homes; their attitude is a challenge to the sedition schemes. In the last three years, particularly since June 30,...
Within the framework of ongoing cooperation policy between the newspaper Al-Bawāba News and the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS), we present to our readers the analytical study on this concern conducted by Dr. Mahmūd Ahmad `Abdallah the political science expert in ACRPS and the...
In the program that carries his name and broadcast on Copts United Channel, writer, thinker, and activist Kamāl Zākher said that the doctrine of impurity of women due to their blood discharge is not a Christian element, as the Church follows the teaching of Jesus Christ who said, «it is not what...
Kamāl Zākher sees a further problem, namely, the unified Building Law 119 that is not applicable to remote areas and villages, hence causing an obstacle to get a permit of church construction.
General al-Sīsī’s request for a popular delegation for him to nominate himself for presidency was well received among Coptic circles.

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