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The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod unanimously named Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, who was one of the three finalists to the chair of Saint Mark, as secretary of the Synod instead of Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Nov. 23, p. 4] Read original text in...
An opinion poll by the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Research & Studies revealed that 67.9% are not pleased with the leadership of President Muḥammad Mursī and the government of Hishām Qandīl, appealing to the president to deliver on his pledges to step down if Egyptians’ blood was shed in protests. [...
A fact-finding commission set up by the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) that recently visited Rafah said Christian families residing in the border city are facing constant threat that overruns their right to live. [Mahmūd Hassūnah, al-Watan, Oct. 26, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Archpriest Seraphim al-Suryānī, a candidate for the patriarchal chair of Saint Mark, said he does not think of changing the statute on the election of a pope if he wins the post. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Oct. 19, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
The Coptic Orthodox Church prohibited the five candidates for papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, from appearing on satellite channels before the election of the 118th pope. [Mustafá Rahūmah, al-Watan, Oct. 16, p. 3] Read original text...
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that the papal election will be held earlier from November 24 to October 29 while the alter lot will take place on November 4 instead of December 2. [‘Imād Khalīl and Shaymā’ al-Faransāwī, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Oct. 17, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...
The Nasr City Court of Misdemeanor on Sunday (October 14) decided to adjourn to the October 21 session the case of Ahmad Muhammad Mahmūd ‘Abd Allāh, alias Abū Islām, who facing charges of disdaining Christianity and tearing and burning a copy of the Bible during clashes and protests against a film...
U.S. ambassador in Cairo Anne Patterson met on Wednesday (October 10) with Coptic activists who spoke to her about the status of religious minorities in Egypt under President Muhammad Mursī, a few days after her meeting with Egyptian Shiite leaders who told her they applied for the Dutch...
The presidential elections committee stated yesterday, June 17 that the results of the presidential elections will be announced on Thursday, June 21. Yet, both presidential candidates, Muhammad Mursī and Ahmad Shafīq, have claimed victory, both claiming to have received between 51 and 52 percent of...

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