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Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
Pope Tawadros II., Archbishop of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Saint Markus Episcopate, stressed that ‘Adlī Mansūr became Egyptian president by God’s will and he praised Mansūr as a wise man who ran the office with all his capabilities. During the honoring celebration, a film was shown about...
The Cairo Court for Urgent Affairs ruled to ban the 6th Of April Movement and confiscate its headquarters. Lawyer Ashraf Sa’īd  filed a lawsuit requesting Interim President Adly Mansūr, as well as other ministers,  to ban the movement due to its activities that tarnish the image of the state as...
A church source stated that the Coptic Orthodox Church has invited Adly Mansūr, Interim President, and Eng. Ibrāhīm Mahlab, Prime Minister, to attend Saturday’s mass in St. Mark’s Cathedral. The source stated that the political and public figures that requested invitations to attend the mass have...
Security forces have successfully preempted alleged Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers from carrying out what seems was a potential terrorist operation.
Copts celebrate the Holy Week, which marks the end of the fasting and the week before Easter, yesterday. The Church invited President 'Adlī Mansūr and Prime Minister Ibrāhīm Mahlab to join, according to the usual protocols. The festivities were organized in coordination with the security forces...
National Security personnel have revealed a list of public figures to be assassinated in a mosque in Nasr City, Cairo.
Pope Tawadros led the third morning mass for his deceased mother, Samiah Nassīm, in St. Mark’s Church in Alexandria.  His mother passed away Friday morning, March 28, at the age of 83. Soon after the mass, the Pope returned to the headquarters in St Mark’s Cathedral in Abbāssiyah, Cairo. He will...
Father Ruways Morcos, deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria and member of the Holy Synod, stated that no new amendments or discussions will take place on the currently drafted Papal Election Regulations. He added that after the regulations are drafted linguisticly, it shall be...
  The Annual Conference for the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs is to be held on Tuesday March 25. It is organized by the Ministry of Endowments under the auspices of President Adly Mansūr. The annual conference has not been held for three years due to the political events that Egypt has faced...
The director of the Egyptian Center for Development Studies and Human Rights, and lawyer for the Coptic Church of Saint Mark and Pope Peter (also known as the Church of the Two Saints), Joseph Malāk, has filed a complaint to the Attorney General accusing many prominent figures, including  ‘Abd al-...
Patriach Gregory III Laham  of the Church of Antioch,  spiritual leader of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church stated that his meeting with Interim president Adly Mansūr was simple and honest. He requested that articles of the constitution be integrated in academic curricula to teach youth and...
Ramses al- Naggār, legal advisor to the Coptic Orthodox Church, stated that interim President ‘Adly Mansūr has made an important decision by making the presidential elections precede the parliamentary elections and stated that this decision is evidence to his closeness to the demands of the...
Interim President Adly Mansūr met January 22 with his Holiness Pope Tawadros II, who headed a delegation composed of a number of bishops and members of the Coptic Orthodox Community Council. Ambassador Ihāb Badawī, the official spokesman of the president, stated that the Pope has congratulated the...
In the first speech after swearing in, President al- Sīsī stated that being president of Egypt is a great honor and responsibility. 
Three recent laws which were issued by former President Adly Mansūr threaten the religious interpretation of the Da’wah al- Salafiah. 
Pope Tawadros stated in his weekly sermon that “In the name of the Coptic Orthodox Church, we congratulate President ‘Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī and are happy with the electoral process that took place, a
Najuīb Jubra’īl, the head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, requested in a letter to Interim President ‘Adly Mansūr to speed up issuing an anti- discrimination law. The new law is to forbid discrimination based on religion, language or ethnicity as per article 53 of the new...
Interim President of Egypt Adly Mansūr visited Saint Mark’s Cathedral in ‘Abbasiyyah yesterday to offer his best wishes for the Christmas celebrations. He was the first president to visit the cathedral since Anwar al-Sādāt 42 years ago. Pope Tawadros delivered a speech to mark the visit, attended...
Representatives of political parties, factions and election experts requested President Adly Mansūr to withhold the bill of Political Rights and the House of Representatives and leave the task of issuing it to the president-elect, Abd al- Fattāh al-Sīsī after he swears in. This was during a round...

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