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In this op-ed, the author writes of the injustices Copts deal with whether they are from terrorists, which target Copts for sectarian and political purposes, or from the state, which fails to give Copts their full rights and treat them equally under the law.  He ties this to the role Copts played...
The Minyā Criminal Court announced that it had referred the case of Suʿād Thābit, otherwise known as the “woman of al-Karam,” for a second time to the appeals court of Banī Suwayf , so it can be reviewed by another circuit.
Isḥaq Ibrāhīm, a researcher within the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, said that recent events in al-Buḥayrah are yet another example of the recurring story of church closures creating sectarian tension. In the absence of a license to build a church, the people of the village of Kūm al-...
Dr. Najīb Jibrā’īl demanded from the Interior Ministry the speedy arrest of the gangs behind the Islamization of young girls, after the emergence of more than one video confirming the existence of such extremist activity.
Bishop Aghāthūn, bishop of Maghāgha and al-ʿIdwah, raised a complaint with the Holy Synod in its capacity as the highest power in the Coptic Orthodox Church against Pope Tawāḍrūs II because of the pope’s comments on the bishop’s lawsuit against a journalist at one the Egyptian newspapers. 
Reverend Dr. George Shākir, vice president of the Evangelical Community in Egypt, and Reverend Isḥaq Marzūq, president of the Synod of Baptist Churches, opened a church and seminary in al-Shurūq city. 
In an interview with Copts-United, Dr. Reverend Rifʿat Fikrī, president of the Synod of the Nile – The High Council of the Evangelical Church, discussed his new book entitled, “Religious Reform in the West and the East,” on the occasion celebrating 500 years since Martin Luther. 
From the first moment of the novel Coronavirus’s outbreak inside Egypt, Pope Tawāḍrūs II issued a number of decisions including the stop of Holy Week and Easter prayers to protect worshipers from getting the virus.  However, the Facebook page Faith Protectors Association launched attacks and openly...
The Evangelical Church is following the current situation closely. The church is noting the active efforts being made across the board by state-run sectors and entities to combat the coronavirus, and to contain the crisis which is threatening both the country and the world at large.
Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox Church, revealed the details of a church announcement to extend church closures and the cancellation of prayers for Holy Week and of Easter masses. He clarified that the measures would be carried out at all churches and in all parishes,...

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