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During ceremonies to commemorate Pope Shenouda III on the occasion of the 40th day of his departure at the St. Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah, several officials and dignitaries spoke on the virtues of the deceased prelate including Dr. Yahyá al-Jamal, former deputy premier...
The Ministry of Interior Affairs denied the claims of Hishām al-‘Ashrī of demanding credentials for the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (CPVPV) that he established. Al-‘Ashrī had stated that he submitted a request to the Ministry to have his committee be affiliated...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II is going to lead the prayer of the Christmas Mass on January 6, 2013 at 10 p.m. (Victor Salāmah, Watanī, January 6, p. 1). Read original text in Arabic
In an opinion piece in Watanī newspaper, Editor-in-Chief Yūsuf Sidhum wrote, "In a catastrophic scene which signaled the collapse of the Egyptian State and the absence of the rule of law, a 'happy ending' was on Thursday 16 February worked for the sectarian crisis which had erupted on 27 January in...
In an opinion piece in Watanī newspaper, Editor-in-Chief Yūsuf Sidhum wrote, "In a catastrophic scene which signaled the collapse of the Egyptian State and the absence of the rule of law, a 'happy ending' was on Thursday 16 February worked for the sectarian crisis which had erupted on 27 January in...
On the other hand, the Patriarchate of al-Menya and Abū Qurqās issued a statement on the incidents that broke out over the Mar Girgis Church in the village of al-Ismā'īlīyah in which it asserted security forces nipped a sectarian fitnah in the bud and applied to the authorities concerned to allow...
Meanwhile, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemned the “police and army forces’ failure to protect houses and property of Copts in the village, adding arson is a crime that should have no place for conciliation. [Hānī Danyāl and Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Feb. 19, p. 1] Read text in...
Local leaders managed to contain a sectarian fitnah in Mīt Bashār as Muslim elders of the village formed human shields to protect the church and Copts’ houses there until security agencies found Rānyā in the house of one of her relatives in Cairo. The girl, who was handed over to the al-Zaqāzīq...
Pope Tawadros assured that the Church welcomes any person that wants to attend the Christmas mass and requests an invitation, but it shall not distribute invitations to anyone. He added that he appreciates the role of the state institutions in securing the Churches (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Dec. 29, p...
Pope Tawadros assured that the Church welcomes any person that wants to attend the Christmas mass and requests an invitation, but it shall not distribute invitations to anyone. He added that he appreciates the role of the state institutions in securing the Churches (Nādir Shukrī, Watanī, Dec. 29, p...

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