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“This Saturday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will do something that no U.S. Secretary of State has ever done: meet with a democratically elected president of Egypt. The meeting should be about more than symbolism. Egyptian women were at the forefront of their revolution, but the systemic...
The Orthodox and Evangelical churches denied backing any presidential candidate in the runoff round in which the Muslim Brotherhood’s Muhammad Mursī is competing with Husnī Mubārak’s last prime minister Ahmad Shafīq, scheduled to be held on June 16-17. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, May 28, p. 3...
On the other hand, an official source said the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) is likely to issue a complementary constitutional declaration that would set the powers of the president a few days ahead of handover of power to an elected head of state. The step is expected after the runoff...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding had faced numerous obstacles from the moment the founders wanted to establish the organization in 2004, despite its lofty goal of facilitating understanding between communities in Egypt and the Arab World and the West, through producing material for Arab-Wes
Matruh media center conducted a forum on March 18 about “the rights and responsibilities of citizens”. Representatives of the Church have held up the governorate of Matruh as an example of how to renounce and prevent violence and fitnah between religious communities. Bishop Bijīmī al-Anbā Būlā...
The Coptic Church will hold its first conference discussing divorce and second marriages at Wādī al-Natrūn in May. The conference will continue for four days, and will be attended by Pope Tawadros and over 100 bishops, priests, and legal advisers, and will be headed by Bishop Būlā of Tantā, head of...
In an interview with al-Misrī al-Yawm, Bishop Būlā of Tantā, affirmed the Church’s position that as a religious body it should not interfere in politics by supporting one party over another; however, he also spoke out against boycotting the upcoming election. The Bishop also noted that, while the...
A number of Egyptian Copts returning from Libya after being detained for alleged Christian proselytizing, have requested pressing charges against the Libyan government and demanded compensation for the physical and moral insults to their religion while detained in Libyan prison. Lūqā Yūnān, 27,...
Doctor Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization, has requested a meeting with Pope Tawadros to reform the Clerical Council. Jubrā’īl  has requested that more civilians, such as lawyers, psychologists, and social workers, participate in the Council. In addition, he...

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