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Sharīf al-Dawākhilī discusses Bishop Bīshūy, who in his opinion is a remarkable personality in the Coptic Orthodox Church. Despite the bishop’s increasing number of opponents, he is still seen as the enduring the strong man who has made a difference in theCoptic Orthodox Church.
Sharīf al-Dawākhilī presents a brief profile of the Coptic lawyer Mamdūḥ Nakhlah, the director of the Kalema Center for Human Rights, pointing at Nakhlah’s initiatives to defend the Coptic cause and to establish a political party.
The Assiut prosecution has summoned a Muslim man for investigation on allegations of kidnapping or convincing an underage Christian girl to convert to Islam.
Prior to leaving to the United States for his annual visit, Pope Shenouda discusses a number of controversial issues in his weekly sermon. He stresses that the Coptic Orthodox Church opposes female circumcision, and called on Copts to cease the practice. He further stresses that donating blood to...
The Middle East Christian Association has sued both the Ministers of the Interior and of Justice. This was done in disagreement to the release of the suspects of al-Kushh village sectarian violence which happened in 1998 and 2000 and left 21 Copts dead and dozens injured.
New incidents of sectarian violence erupt in Alexandria. Many churches were attacked and numerous sources provided different reasons for the attacks. The president of the Middle East Christians sent an announcement to the president of the republic asking him to work toward activating citizenship...
Security forces in Asyūt, Upper-Egypt, violate presidential rulings about building and restoring churches in the governorate. The governor of Asyūt established eight conditions that seemed to have made the affair more complicated.
The article talks about Luxor Bishop Ammonius, and the dispute between him and Bishop Bīshūy.
Bishop Kyrillos began mobilizing all Bishop Bīshūy’s opponents including Bishop Paphnotius of Samālūt and Bishop Taklā, who was excommunicated five years previously, in order to stand against Bishop Bīshūy.
It is normal for the National Democratic Party to appoint Coptic businessmen to the Shūrá Council for it will guarantee that its privatization policy would not face any opposition, and guarantee their loyalty.


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