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Ministry of Justice's fact-finding commission revealed that the Coptic organization 'Caritas' registred under 1150 had received approximately LE 1 billion foreign funds in different currencies from countries, foreign organizations and donors, furthermore, did not respect the country's sovereignty ...
A number of Coptic organizations and movements called on the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and the Cabinet to form a fact-finding commission to investigate the attack on Saint George Church in the village of Marīnāb, Idfū town, Aswan governorate. A number of Muslims had burned the...
Mikhael 'Ādīl writes about Copts' desires to visit Jerusalem, and Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III's rejection. Pope Shenouda had occasionally called on Copts not to visit Jerusalem in solidarity with Palestine and Muslims. The pope added that in Christianity there is no pilgrimage, noting that...
Dr. Shirīf Dūs, president of the General Coptic Association, is intending to hold talks with presidents of liberal and leftist political parties to form a coalition in the next parliament elections to compete with Islamists. Dr. Ihāb Ramzī, lawyer and Coptic activist, is estimating that 50 Coptic...
*/ Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria met with Bishop Bishoy of Damiat in the papal headquarters after he returned from a meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for the World Council of Churches (WCC). Bishoy showed the pope a report on the development of Coptic services in Ethiopia and the...
Kamāl Zākhir, general coordinator of the laymen Copts movement, has stressed that his support of NGOs for Coptic second marriage and divorce does not mean that he is against the Orthodox Church. He did, however, assert that the resignations from the Coptic denomination flooding in from a huge...
*/ The Administrative Judiciary Court has refused to deal with a lawsuit surrounding Nermin Kamal, a Christian convert to Islam supposedly detained in a church building after her conversion. The case has been refused due to a lack of legal papers from a lawyer representing her husband, as he...
Much of this week's coverage was dedicated to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish Prime Minister, and his visits to Egypt in which he promoted interfaith dialogue and the concept of a secular state. He met with leaders of Azhar, officials from the Coptic Church and various political representatives.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III decided to launch a new satellite channel that represents the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy entitled, "Egyptian Saint Mark" or "Mar Marqūs al-Misrīyah". Bishop Armiyā, the pope's secretary, will supervise the channel and will work to revive the Coptic culture and...
 The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt has received more than 120 individual notices from Coptic Christians informing the Church that they have permanently left the denomination, according to Church sources on Sunday.

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