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Several Coptic activists protested outside the North Cairo Criminal Court in al-'Abbāsīyyah yesterday (April 24, 2013), demanding the release of Samuel Subhī and 'Atif 'Awad arrest in the incidents of Saint Mark Cathedral (Yusrī al-Badrī, 'Imād Khalīl and Fādī Francis, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Apr. 25, p...
Bishop Raphael, General Secretary to the Holy Synod, has said that although the previous regime tried, and failed, to maintain its legitimacy for over 30 years by driving a wedge between Muslims and Christians, the Muslim Brotherhood has succeeded in five months. The Bishop noted that during the 25...
The discussion about the electoral law for the papal election in the Coptic Orthodox Church has been raging for many decades since 1957. When Pope Yusab II passed away, leading members of the Sunday School Movement, a reform movement in the church, entered monastic life and presented themselves as...
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...

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