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Dr. Sālem ‘Abd al-Jalīl, Professor of Islamic Culture and former Undersecretary of Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments, criticized Pope Tawadrūs’ decision to suspend Father Makārī Yunān of St. Mark Church in Clot Bey. “I call on Pope Tawadrūs to amend his decision”, ‘Abd al-Jalīl said, adding “Ideas and...
  Bishop Makārī Yūnān, head of the greater St. Murqus church in Cairo, attacked shaykh Sālim ʿAbd al-Jalīl’s remarks about the infidelity of Christians, saying that “their ideology is corrupt.” 
The president of the American Coptic Organization, `Ādel `Ajīb, issued a statement denouncing the accusation addressed against the Coptic priest, Father Makārī Yūnān, for 'contempt of religion', “It is inconceivable to charge a clergy man with 'contempt of religion' while commemorating the victims...
National unity is one of the pillars of Egypt, its development and progress. It is a clear indication of the cohesion of this people with its leadership. The national unity shows us the story of societal cohesion from our ancestors to the present day. According to the meaning of the term "blasphemy...
Lawyer of al-Haq Organization for Human Rights, `Amrū `Abd al-Salām has filed a lawsuit against the priest, Fr. Makārī Yūnān of the St. Mark Cathedral in Cairo, accusing him of contempt of Islam and disturbing public peace.
Al-Tahrīr summarises Coptic celebrations and prayers which took place on Palm Sunday in Cairo and across Egypt, highlighting specifically the fact that this Palm Sunday falls at a time during which Egyptian Christians have been undergoing a lot of difficulties, particularly during the recent period...
Local residents in the village of Banī Ghālib in Assiut arrested a 23-year-old Coptic young man and handed him over to police for distributing circulars propagating conversion to Christianity. [Ahmad al-Ansārī, al-Misryūn, May 4, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Under the motto "Returning to God…prayers for Egypt," more than 300,000 Copts gathered in prayers held by the Egyptian Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches at the Saint Sam'ān al-Kharāz Monastery, in the al-Muqatam area, to pray for the nation's peace and stability.
Pope Shenouda III’s absence from the October celebrations in Ismailia led rumors of his I<sup>c</sup>tikāf at the papal residence to resurface. An ecclesial source said that the pope could not travel to Ismailia because of his weekly dialysis. Makārī Yūnān said any attacks on the Pope...
Copts are calling for Easter to be made a state holiday in Egypt and the chairman of the Coptic Assembly has demanded that expatriate Copts be included in the electoral register.

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