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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...
The Egyptian Center for Human Rights (ECHR) expressed concerns over escalated “sectarian” statements by some leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood and its political wing the Freedom and Justice Party that Copts voted for Mubārak’s last prime minister, Ahmad Shafīq, in the first round of the...
Dr. Muhammad Mursī, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) candidate in Egypt’s first post-revolution presidential elections, said 15 international corporations are ready to pump $200 billion when Egypt becomes stable. [Hajjāj al-Husaynī, al-Ahrām, May 1, p. 4] Read original text...
The Coptic Orthodox Church on Friday morning (April 27) started receiving applications of candidacy for the post of the 118th pope in succession of Pope Shenouda III and will continue receiving papers for 20 days, the remaining time of the 60 days set by the 1957 statute. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām,...
On 25 May 1980, the great shepherd Pope Shenouda III ordained the first Bishop for Youth, His Grace Bishop Moussa. This article outlines the work of Bishop Moussa over the past 30 years. 
An illicit affair between a 17-year-old Coptic man and an 18-year-old Muslim married woman from the town of Tāmīyah in Fayyūm resulted in Muslim demonstrations and the torching of Copts’ property last week. The security authorities, however, played a positive role in containing the situation. A...

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