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Amr Moussa: National Unity should be learnt at school

Others | 1 May 2012
During his visit today to the Sohag Diocese for the Coptic Orthodox, Amr Moussa, the presidential candidate, said that it is necessary to teach the national unity in schools, asserting that Egypt needs a president who is able to make a balance between political forces in control of the parliament, and other political forces... More

Khalid Ali: Egyptian authorities are indifferent to Egyptians abroad

Others | 1 May 2012
Khalid Ali, a candidate for the presidency said that the Egyptian authorities are still dealing with the Egyptians diaspora in the same way of the old regime and are indifference to the Egyptian dignity, not realizing that our revolution aimed at restoring the Egyptian dignity in Egypt and abroad. Thus, people have tried to solve the problem of al-Gizawy with a demonstration in front of the Saudi embassy as it wasn’t solved diplomatically... More

Holy Synod discuss the papal elections, and 15 candidate for papacy

Others | 1 May 2012
The Holy Synod held a meeting today with the committee supervising the papal elections to discuss the procedures of the elections and the lists of voters... More

Church prepares its members for the founding committee of the constitution

Others | 1 May 2012
Copts United knew that the Orthodox Church has sent a letter to the Parliament includes nominations of some religious men and legal figures for the membership of the founding committee of the Constitution. .. More

Sabahi demands the withdrawal of the Egyptian ambassador from Saudia Arabia

Others | 1 May 2012
The presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi said that Egypt with its position and value won’t accept to have conflicts with another Arab country, and we won’t accept to cut off our relations with any Arab country, but we can’t also tolerate insults from them... More

Al-Hariri: Abul Fotouh supports MB and gave his word to the General Guide

Others | 30 April 2012
Aboul Ezz al-Hariri, candidate for the presidency said they’ve failed to unite the youth of the revolution. He added that Abdul Moniem Abul Fotouh won’t support this initiative as he gave his word to the General Guide of Muslim Brotherhood, and he have been always supporting them... More

Abu Ismail supports carry the flag of al-Qaeda in Tahrir square

Others | 30 April 2012
Supporters of Hazem Salah Abu Ismail, the excluded candidate of the presidential race because of the American nationality of his mother, have raised a black flag which was written on it “NO GOD BUT GOD” which belongs to al-Qaeda. This happened in their demonstrations in Tahrir square and before the ministry of defense building... More

Recommending Abba Moussa for the papacy, and he refuses

Others | 30 April 2012
For the second day, Supervising Commission for electing the new Pope has received testimonials f the candidates for the papacy. Abba Moussa, bishop of the Youth have got the most testimonials of the Holy Synod and the General Congregation Council, however he refuses to be nominated. .. More

El-Baradei: We do not want any trade on Islam

Others | 30 April 2012
Dr. Mohamed el-Baradei said during the founding conference of the Constitution party yesterday, that the members have decided to come together and unite to form the Constitution party in order to save the revolution that lost its direction as well as to achieve the goals of it which are: Bread, freedom and social justice... More

Coptic organizations Union in Europe: Egyptian media is against the altar lot

Others | 30 April 2012
Union of Coptic organizations in Europe announced that they were never involved in drafting the statement which was published in some newspapers to recommend Abba Pachomius to be the Pope. The mentioned statement cited the story of choosing Pope Youannis XIX (1929 - 1942) without drawing the altar lot against the current traditions of choosing the Pope... More

Abba Pachomius celebrated a mass for Pope Shenouda in St. Bishoy monastery

Others | 27 April 2012
Bishops of the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated today the mass of the fortieth day for the departure of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III in St. Bishoy monastery in Wadil Natroun. .. More

Elections Committee: Public prosecution will be reported about any fake documents

Others | 27 April 2012
During a press conference today, judge Farouk Sultan, head of the Supreme Committee for the presidential elections said the committee will report the Public Prosecution for any fake document they received. .. More

Suez: Political forces refuse to participate with MB in tomorrow’s demonstration

Others | 27 April 2012
Political forces in Suez announced it won’t participate with Muslim Brotherhood or any other Islamists in tomorrow’s demonstration or any other one. .. More

Shafik is running for presidency, and new documents against Abu Ismail

Others | 27 April 2012
The Supreme Committee for the presidential elections announced in a press conference that they had a fair system to verify the documents and data presented by the presidential candidates, by which they had excluded Shafik first and after hearing his appeal the committee decided to cancel the former decision and he was allowed to run for the presidency... More

Attacker of White Monastery attacks a Coptic with a knife

Others | 26 April 2012
Arif Mohammed Abul Dahab, one of the muggers who had attacked St. Shenouda the Archimandrite monastery (the White monastery) in Sohag has attacked Sami Anis Shenouda from Awlad Azaz village with a knife and hurt him badly in the head and his body claiming Sami had reported the police while they were attacking the monastery... More

Church held a memorial ceremony for Pope Shenouda

Others | 26 April 2012
Church held yesterday a memorial ceremony for Pope Shenouda III in St. Mark cathedral in Abbasya for the commemoration of the fortieth day to the departure of His Holiness. Abba Pachomius, acting patriarch said in his speech: "We will do our best to follow his steps" pointing out that Pope Shenouda taught everyone about tolerance and national unity, and spread love among his people towards everyone. Abba Moussa, the bishop of the youth addressed Pope Shenouda saying: “We really miss you”... More

Union of Coptic organizations calls the judiciary to reject the Salafist blackmail

Others | 26 April 2012
The Union of Coptic organizations in Europe denounced the verdict against the great comedian Adel Imam as the court uphold a conviction against him, sentencing him to 3 months in jail and a fine of 170$ for offending Islam in some of his most popular films .. More

“Seventh Day" converts disability vanquisher Samira Ghatas to Samira Mohammed

Others | 26 April 2012
Sami Hanna, a coordinator in literacy project of Life Makers association said that after he had made a blog about a Coptic girl called Samira Moawad Ghatas Ateya who suffers from amputation of the fingers of her hands and applied for school and got better grades than her normal fellows... More

Court upholds guilty verdict against popular Egyptian comedian for defaming Islam

Others | 25 April 2012
CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Tuesday upheld a conviction against one of the Arab world’s most famous comedians, sentencing him to jail for offending Islam in some of his most popular films... More

St. Mark cathedral gets prepared for the fortieth memorial ceremony

Others | 25 April 2012
Abba Paul, bishop of Tanta said that organizing the ceremony for the fortieth anniversary of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III next Tuesday and Wednesday will be in coordination with the armed forces, the ministry of interiors, and scouts teams of Youth bishopric. .. More

Army stops building St. Makarios monastery’s wall

Others | 25 April 2012
Father Dawood, a monk at St. Makarios of Alexandria monastery told Copts United that some leaders of the armed forces in Fayoum visited the monastery yesterday, and ordered the monks to stop building the wall of the monastery after they built around 2.5 Kilometers of it. They claimed the land of the wall belongs to the Army... More