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The presidential body has promised the three major Egyptian churches to appoint eight members of the Shūrá Council, four members to represent Orthodox, two for the Evangelical Church, and two for the Catholic Church. Within the frame launched by President Mursī for “national dialogue”, Vice...
The three main Christian denominations in Egypt stressed that they did not call Copts to boycott the constitutional referendum. They argued that Copts may choose what they want whether to boycott or participate in the yes-or-no referendum. ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, December 11, p. 10] Read...
Under the title “Churches reject the Constitutional referendum scheduled for December 15”, al-Dustūr newspaper reports that the three major churches of Egypt had hoped that President Mursī would postpone the referendum until a consensus among all segments of the Egyptian society is reached and a...
Al-Tahrīr reports on controversial reactions on the Constitutional declaration released by President Mursī on Saturday (December 8, 2012). While the three major Coptic Churches refrain from delivering any official statement regarding the Constitutional declaration, a large number of Coptic...
Al-Misrīyūn reports, that Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II had contacted Dr. Muhammad al-Barād’ī, head of al-Dustūr Party, and Hamdīn Sabbāhī, former Egyptian presidential candidate, in order to “coordinate the stance of the Church with that of the opposition” after the dialogue meeting that...
Judicial sources within the Ministry of Justice have revealed that Minister of Justice Ahmad Mikkī will go to the presidential office with an initiative to solve the crisis which has come as a result of clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mursī. 
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II called on the Egyptian government to address the violence which the country has witnessed recently as a result of clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mursī. He also called on people to pray for Egypt. 
The Journalists’ Syndicate expressed its anger and dismay at the systematic targeting of the media and journalists by supporters of President Mursī and members of the Freedom and Justice Party, and their being prevented from photographing or recording brutal attacks against the media and opponents...
Hishām Abāzah, a leading member of the Jihād movement, said that he was an eye witness to events outside the Presidential Palace yesterday (Dec. 6), and claimed that supporters of President Mursī were provoked and attacked by a small number of protestors participating in the sit-in outside the...
Thousands of members of the Muslim brotherhood attended the funerals of three (of their martyrs who died in clashes outside the Presidential Palace on Wednesday (December 5) night. The wife of one of the men, Muhammad Khalaf, accused a Copt of killing her husband, saying that eyewitnesses had...

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