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 Bishop Bula of Tantā, the official spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that Bishop Kyrillos of Milan withdrew from the elections over the papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March.
Bayt al- ‘Ailah held an extraordinary meeting in the Nag’ Hammādī Diocese two days ago (Tuesday July 1) after armed assailants have repeatedly kidnapped Coptic citizens in Nag’ Hammādī.  
Bishop Kirolos of Nag’ Hamādī stated that the results of the constitutional referendum that were announced were pleasing. He also stated that he supports holding the presidential elections before the parliamentary elections. The Coalition of Egypt’s Copts stated that they are happy with the results...
Spokesman of President Mursī, Dr. Yāsir ꞌAlī, yesterday commented on statements delivered by President Mursī on Egyptian Christians describing them as “minorities”. Accusing media of delivering false reports, ꞌAlī argued that media have taken President Mursī’s statements out of context and that the...
al-Wafd reported on al-Marāshdah incident as well, where Bishop Kyrillos of Qena stated that the clashes resulted in the burning of three stores and an attack on six (‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd,  Jan. 20, p. 8). Read original text in Arabic
The Coptic Catholic Church's Holy Synod, upon the wish of Cardinal Antonius Najīb, convened an extraordinary session on Wednesday (February 8) to discuss appointment of another head of the patriarchate due to health reasons for Archbishop Antonius. After the meeting, the Holy Synod issued an...
Bishop Cyril of Najaʿ Ḥammādī praised the annual visit conducted by the governorate’s executive leadership, headed by the Governor of the territory, to the Archbishopric to present their well-wishes for the feast.
In a fear-dispelling step by Islamists, religious parties and entities competed to offer congratulations for Copts on the occasion of the Eastern Christmas and form human shields to protect Christian houses of worship during the celebrations. “The Salafī Da’wah (Call) Organization has formed human...
Naja' Hammādī has witnessed a new kidnapping of two high school students – Jirjis Rizq and Mīnā Nash'at – while they were on their way to the Anbā Badābā Monastery using motorbikes, five kilometers away from the town.  Running out of gas, Rizq and Nash'at phoned their friends get them some gas but...
The Church of Naj’ Hammādī refused to welcome any Christmas well-wishers, demonstrating against the lawlessness seen in the region recently and the kidnap of a number of Copts and asking for a ransom, which became a common phenomenon in several areas in the country. Bishop Kyrillos of Naj’ Hammādī...

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