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Legal Counsel Ḥussām ʿAnṭar filed a complaint to President al-Sīsī, the Prime Minister and the Attorney General, against Fāyiz Buṭrus, (known as Zakariyyā Buṭrus a former Coptic Orthodox priest) owner of the al- Fādī channel, which attracted viewers by attacking Islam and inciting strife among the...
In this investigative report, Mada Masr [Madā Miṣr] interviews the victims of Michael Fahmī, who has been accused of sexually assaulting underage Coptic girls through his pseudo medical practice.  This summary focuses on the aspects of the report that examine Fahmī’s relationship with the Coptic...
With the increase in priest and monk deaths, including the head of the St. Pachomius [Bākhūm] Monastery in Luxor, various Coptic denominations have been working hard to get their members vaccinated.  
Bishop Raphael [Rāfāʾīl], general bishop of the churches of Downtown Cairo and former secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, announced that he would be visiting churches in the United States and returning to Cairo on June 19, dispelling rumors that claimed he would be staying...
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,...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II called on his followers everywhere to plan on participating in prayers during the holiday season through their screens in order for the oneness of heart and soul to be firmly rooted within all of them.  He also called on them to pray for Egypt and the president. 
Due to the precautionary decision to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus, churches all over the world and especially Egyptian Coptic churches are witnessing for the first time the cancelation of prayers and Holy Week religious services inside churches.  This is one of the most difficult...
The Coptic Orthodox Church began offering pastoral activities and spiritual services to Copts from afar by broadcasting them online in light of the measures taken to confront the Coronavirus, which included closing church building and stopping gatherings and church activities.
The neutrality of Christian television channels has been questioned, as they had a great influence on the votes of Copts during the last presidential elections. Īhāb Sabahī, presenter of the show Fī al-Nūr on the CTVchannel , hosted every candidate except Muhammad Mursī, justifying this exclusion...
In an interview hosted by media presenter Mamdūḥ Stalin on the TV channel MESAT, Pope Tawāḍrūs II reiterated his earlier statement on the special situation of the Minya province, including its social and religious circumstances, stressing that the two victims, ʿImād Kamāl Sādiq, 49, and his 21-year...

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