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Fr. Rafīq Greisch, the spokesman of the Catholic Church stated that the terrorist attacks against churches will not deter the Copts from attending services. Rather it will strengthen their will and their attachment to God and prayer. Greisch requested the state and all of the security departments...
The Cairo Criminal Court convening in Tagammu’ al-Khamis has decided to reject the appeal submitted by 6 defendants in the case of the “Cathedral Events”. The judges ruled to renew their detention for another 45 days pending investigations (Mustafá Harbī, al-Dustūr, Oct. 28, p.4). Read original...
Najuīb Jubra’īl, head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, has submitted a complaint to the general prosecutor requesting to dismiss Prime Minister Hāzim al-Biblāwī and Minister of Interior, General Muhammad Ibrahīm, due to their oversight in applying the emergency laws which led to...
Religious institutions have denounced the attack in al-Warrāq.  Grand Imām, Dr. Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Al-Azhar Shaykh, stated that the act is a terrorist attack, which contradicts with morality and religion. Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, the Grand Muftī, stated that attacking churches is prohibited...
A number of Coptic activists have accused the Muslim Brotherhood of arranging the events that took place during the Maspero memorial event in which slogans were chanted against the army and against Gen. ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī (Alī Ragab, et al., al-Dustūr, Oct. 11, p. 4). Read original text in...
ʿAbd al-Hādī, President of the Supreme Council of the “Tariqa Sūfīyyah” said that the Egyptian army is the safety valve, not only for Egypt but for the Arab and the Islamic community against every attempt to divide the nation. He added that the police are the shield of the nation, the guarantor of...
52 supporters of deposed president, Muhammad Morsi (Mursī), have been sentenced by Suez Military Court to several years of imprisonment: 25 years for one of them, 15 years for three, and between 5 to 10 years for a group of 48 people. They are charged with attacking military and religious...
According to Bishop Makarios, Bishop of al-Minya and Abu Qurqās, Pope Tawadros declared that the Church did not commission any person or any organization to collect donations for the damages caused by the latest acts of violence on Copts or churches of al-Minya or any other province. The Bishop...
The General Council of Sufi Orders will hold the elections of the Supreme Council for Sufi Orders on Thursday May 15.
Pope Tawadros has led the mass for commemorating al- Arba’īn for his mother (traditional occasion of 40 days after someone’s death).

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