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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).
Regardless of the preliminary agreement among political power on the necessity of drafting a consensus Constitution for all Egyptians, there are disputes around Article II between Copts and salafists. [Ahmad Abū Hajar, al-Wafd, August 20, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic 
Today the Coptic celebrations of St. Dimyana started in Bilqās, Dakahlia. 
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...
One of the cars that was parked in front of the Virgin Mary Church in ‘Umrāniyah has caused a scare after a rumor spread that it might be explosive. A group of explosives experts have arrived at the area and checked the car, which turned out to be empty (Minnah Ibrahīm and Ahmad Shūbash, al-Wafd,...
In an interview by Al Wafd newspaper with Samīr Ghatās, the president of the Middle East Forum for Strategic Studies, he stated that the U.S. position pertaining to the Christians in Egypt is flawed with double standards. He said that previously it was not acceptable if the glass of a church was...

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