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Presidency confirmed that President Muhammad Mursi (Mūrsī) held a surprise meeting with Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, and Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, at the Presidential Palace (Nāsir 'Abd al-Majīd, al-Wafd, June 19, p. 4). Read original text in Arabic.
Egypt is passing through an ocean of ignorance and a dark stage of its history but Copts are the salt of the earth and life would never be the same if they emigrated outside their homeland to be strangers in another country.
Sharīf Jādallah, a lawyer of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), filed a complaint against Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, accusing him of allegedly igniting fitnah tā’ifīyah among protestors by withdrawing the Church’s representatives from the Constituent Assembly. 
Bishop Rafael stated that the refusal of some Coptic streams of Bishop Bola’s appointment in the Constituent Assembly is not well examined. He also stated that the Church does not deal with the Copts as sheep. He added that the wave of atheism that has spread among the Egyptian youth after the...
Attacks against Copts The ‘Amīriyah 2 Prosecution in Western Alexandria is currently investigating a complaint submitted by the priest of the Mary Mina Church, Yusab Kamāl, in the King Marriot Area. He stated in his complaint that unknown persons are threatening to kill him and are requesting him...
Pope Tawadros stated in a TV interview that Egypt cannot be compared to any country in the world and needs a man such as al-Sīsī. He stated that in the past elections the Church has supported Ahmad Shafīq, as he is qualified and has managed the Ministry of Aviation well, which is why they supported...
Bishop Paul, the representative of the Orthodox Church in the Constituent Assembly (also known as the Committee of 50), stated that he has not yet made a final decision on Article 219 of the suspended constitution. The article that has explained the principles of sharī’ah has been left by the...
Activist Bahā’ Ramzī, President of the Dutch Coptic Commission, revealed that a three-hour-long meeting had been held in the Hague with a large delegation of Dutch Coptic Commission members and some Egyptian Organizations in Holland. This meeting was intended to shed light on the truth of the...
The dossier of Coptic emigration has popped its head with each political crisis they suffer. The first wave of emigration to the United States, Europe and Australia had taken place after they were harmed by the decisions of nationalization and seizure of their property and lands by virtue of the...
The Grand Imam, Dr. Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Shaykh of Al-Azhar stated that any events that are organized to ruin the celebrations of the 6th of October victory are against the teachings of Islam. He stated that the 6th of October commemorates a great victory in which the Egyptian army has bravely...
Najuīb Jubrā’īl, the head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, stated that Copts are paying the price for participating in June 30th. This is through having more than 102 of their churches burnt (Husām Abū al-Makārim, et al, al-Wafd, Oct. 12, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.  
  Salāh Abdul Ma’būd, the representative of the Nūr Party in the Constituent Assembly, that they insist on keeping Article 3. He stated, “We refuse to replace ‘Jews and Christians’ with ‘non-Muslims’”. He stated that amending it to read “non-Muslims” “opens the door to evil” (Wahīd Sha’bān, Gihān...
Representatives of Al-Azhar in the Constituent Assembly requested to include in the Constitution a text that Islam is the official religion of the state. They clarified that that does not mean changing the civil state to a religious state. They also requested to keep the article that refers to the...
As per the article, the preliminary investigations have shown that Mahmūd Ghuzlān, the Muslim Brotherhood leader, is the main perpetrator of this attack. This is in order to hinder the police men from storming the houses of the Muslim Brotherhood members in Kirdāsah (Amīrah Ibrāhīm and Ahmad...
Pope Tawadros II has discussed in a meeting with the Family House delegation (Bayt al-‘Ā’ilah) convened in Papal headquarters the renovation of the attacked churches. Bishop Yuhanna Qulta, the Vice Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, stated that the delegation proposed a number of business men...
Bishop Būla, the spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said the church has received phone contacts with leading figures of the panel regarding the return to the constitution-writing panel, adding the final decision in this respect is up to Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II.
The MubārakEducationalCity, which belongs to the ministry of education, has been turned into a ceremonial hall for the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom & Justice Party (FJP), as the minister’s advisor, a Brotherhood member, has coordinated with the minister to have the facility as a headquarters...
Bishop Damyān (Damien) of al-Minyā called for a constitution of amity among Egyptians, adding schism is a crime against Egypt that once has protected a young Jesus.
Some experts said other countries like Canada, Australia and the United States would walk in the footsteps of the Netherlands in order to help Copts to pack up and leave through facilities offered in the embassies of those countries in Egypt.
Yet another episode of attempts to bring Egypt in an awkwardly embarrassing situation is fostered by expatriate Copts to press the current regime that is only less than 100 days in power coupled with resounding tones about Copts’ rights to seek asylum to the Netherlands. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-...

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