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Dr. Rafīq Habīb, an advisor to the president and deputy leader of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood group, accused the secular elite of beleaguering the president and his party.
Shaykh Muhammad Hasān, an Islamic preacher, sees no problem in teaching the Bible in schools, saying that Christian children should not be confused with their faiths or their identities. 
For the past 40 years, the church has been Copts’ sole refuge and Pope Shenouda III has been a religious leader and political intellectual thinking for all the congregation that the Christians have come down to only one person, the late patriarch. 
Dozens of Coptic youths demonstrated inside the St. Mark Cathedral in Alexandria to protest the candidacy of bishops for the papal elections. 
A fresh crisis erupted between the awqāf (religious endowments) ministry after a decision by Minister Tal’at ‘Afīfī to sack nine undersecretaries and directors of awqāf in several governorates.
‘Amr ‘Abd al-Hādī, a member of the constitution-drafting panel’s communications & proposals committee, said differences still exist over Article II as both the 1938 Copts League and Salafists refuse its current drafting.  
Bishop Yuhannā Qultah, the patriarchal deputy of the Coptic Catholic Church, said that President Mursī's invitation was extended to the heads of Egyptian churches but no topics were set for discussions.
Joseph Malāk, a lawyer for the families of victims of the Alexandria-based Two Saints Church bombing attack early in January 2011 filed a report with the public prosecutor against President Mursī, ousted president Husnī Mubārak and former minister of interior Habīb al-'Ādlī for deliberately...
Muhammad Yūsuf ‘Abd al-Rahman ‘Abd Allāh, an Egyptian Salafist who obtained the alias Shaykh Abū Ahmad as soon as he was approved as member of ‘Usāmah Bin Lādin’s al-Qā’idah network, said the jihādists do not recognize the state or ruler simply because he does not pursue the path of God. [‘Abd al-...
Sectarian unrest took place between Muslims and Copts in the area of Mintāī, Shubrā al-Khayman district, on Monday (November 5) when local residents objected the construction of a service building over a plot of land owned by Bishop Marqus, seized the land which they claimed unlicensed and put a...
The pope’s position is target for many fame seekers and the candidacy of bishops will hurl the church into a stage of account settling, said Kamāl Zākhir, a Coptic thinker and coordinator of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Laymen Front. [Amīrah ‘Awad, al-Wafd, Oct. 9, p. 3] Read text in Arabic
I had that dream that President Muhammad Mursī would meet with all five candidates for the chair of Saint Mark so that Copts become more reassured and to show the whole world that power under the Muslim Brotherhood is not fanatic as rumored by the enemies of Islam but it seems that my dreams be...
A YouTube video in which an Egyptian (the text did not mentioned whether he is a Muslim or Christian) youth defiled the Qur’ān has sparked controversy amongst religious circles. The actions prompted a response from the Azhar officials, with Shaykh ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Bāqī stating that if he had acted in “...
  Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān writes in Al-Watan that several Coptic organizations, among them “Copts without Restrictions,” “Copts for Egypt,’ and the movement “Civil Rights for Christians,” have announced that they will participate in the 24th of August demonstrations. Michael Munīr from the “Al-Hayāh”...
Some Coptic organizations announced planned protests outside the UN building in New York during Egyptian President Muhammad Mursī’s visit Monday
In response to widespread rumors that the Minya Diocese is playing a role in campaigning for a certain candidate [name not mentioned], it has issued a statement rejecting this.
Al-Wafd reports Manasá Thābit, a member of the voter registration committee for the Papal elections, as saying that the committee has already received 30 appeals from voters and added that the door for appeals would officially close on Monday, August 20.
The Coptic Ethiopian Church also announced last night that First Patriarch Father Paulos died of a sudden heart attack at the age of 76
Today’s press overview is tackling a “weird” so-called fatwá sanctioning the killing of opponents of President Muhammad Mursī, made by Shaykh Hāshim Islām, a member of the Azhar’s fatwá committee. In his religious opinion, Islām considered the opponents as “khawārij [Kharijites which means...
Dār al- Iftā’ believes that the call of the member of the guidance bureau of the Muslim Brotherhood Abd al- Rahmān al- Bir to his group “to carry out jihad against those who attack you” is a direct incitement for killing and corruption of the land and spreading fitnah (strife).

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