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Watanī reports about the weaknesses and problems of reconciliation sessions that Copts recently have had to sit for in Badrmān and Nazlit ‘Ābid. It stated that in the absence of rule of law Copts are forced to sit in these sessions (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Dec 15. p. 8) Read original text in Arabic.
The new constitutional text refers to Christian’s rights in six articles: 3, 50, 64, 180, 235, and 244. These speak of personal status laws, practicing religious rites, church building, and representation in elected councils (‘Adil Munīr, Watanī, Dec. 22, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic.
Prince Charles—Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay, and heir to Queen Elizabeth, has visited the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK. Bishop Angelious, the Bishop of the UK, stated, “The visit shows the Coptic presence in the UK and we pray for cooperation” (Laylá Farīd, Watanī, Dec. 22, p. 3 ). Read...
Prince Charles—Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay, and heir to Queen Elizabeth, has visited the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK. Bishop Angelious, the Bishop of the UK, stated, “The visit shows the Coptic presence in the UK and we pray for cooperation” (Laylá Farīd, Watanī, Dec. 22, p. 3 ). Read...
Pope Tawadros is continuing his pastoral trip to Europe that includes three countries: Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. During his trip, he received part of the remains of Egyptian Saint Verena and led his first mass in Zurich in the Church of Saint Mark and Martyr Moris (Michael Victor, Watanī,...
Pope Tawadros is continuing his pastoral trip to Europe that includes three countries: Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. During his trip, he received part of the remains of Egyptian Saint Verena and led his first mass in Zurich in the Church of Saint Mark and Martyr Moris (Michael Victor, Watanī,...
“Middle East Christians are in danger,” stated Isām Yuhanna Darwīsh, the Bishop of Furzul and Biqā’, Lebanon. He stated that the West wants to divide the Arab world into mini states based on different sects and religions, which is said to secure the presence of Israel in the region (Hanān Fikrī, ...
Bishop Makarios of Minya stated that the Armed Forces have put a final plan for the reconstruction and restoration of churches that were burnt and destroyed in August. The first phase will start in December, 2013. Bishop Makarios decided to establish a museum including some of the burnt icons and...
Further, Watanī reported on the looting of a celebration hall affiliated to the Coptic Catholic Saint George Church in Diljā village north of Minya, besides the other two churches that were attacked at the same village. Also, armed and police forces prevented an attack on Coptic Orthodox Diocese in...
Watanī International published the weekly editorial of its Editor-in-Chief Youssef Sidhom (Yūsuf Sīdhum) under the title “European Court for Human Rights:Asylum for Copt “, below is the original text: In the wake of the 25 January 2011 Revolution and ever since the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and their...

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