Many Coptic organizations and movements have organized a protest in front of the Shura Council demanding the 50-members committee to amend the 2012 Constitution to grant affirmative action for women, youth and Copts.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, encouraged new enthroned bishops to exert great effort in teaching the congregation.
Fifty-member committee to amend 2012 Constitution acknowledged an article to pass a law for building houses of worship.
Pope Francis called the Christian youth to evangelize.
He added on Twitter that Christian youth should evangelize the bible every day and everywhere."
Dr. Hoda Elsadda, member of the 50-members committee to amend the 2012 constitution said she prefers giving quota for the Copts as well as women.
Abba Jeremiah, the general bishop, said that the Coptic Cathedral in Sharm el-Sheikh was shot today twice by unknown people.
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church has congratulated new bishops on their enthronement.
Security forces in Mallawy have arrested Mahmoud K. on charges of attacking the Holy Family Church in Mallawy.
Dr. Khaled Montaser, Egyptian liberal writer, criticized Article 219 in the constitution that explains the application of the Islamic Sharia saying that this article means that a woman can give birth couple of years after the death or abandonment of her husband. Yet, the child is indeed his son or daughter!
Abba Paula, Bishop of Tanta, and representative of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the 50-memebers committee to amend 2012 constitution said he left the meeting of the committee to express his anger after the identity articles were passed against provisions of the Constitutional Court and without discussing them.
Said Abdul Masieh, Coptic activist, said that positive discrimination for Copts or the Coptic quota should help preventing many sectarian incidents as they may happen because of some Copts running for parliamentary elections which is used by their fanatic opponents to ignite the situation in order to win.
Dr. Tharwat Kherpauy, a dissident leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, said that elements of the Muslim Brotherhood have received orders from their leadersto provoke and clash with security forces as much as possible.
Egyptian state television broadcasted videos for the trial of the ousted president Mohamed Morsy.
It's worth mentioning that the recorded trial is to be aired later today.
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clashed again with security forces at Fath mosque after ousted president Mohamed Morsy stood trial today on charges of spying and killing peaceful demonstrators.
The Family House council decided in its meeting today to support and collect donations for the restoration of burned and demolished churches.
Tark Heggy, Egyptian writer, said that no reconciliation can be made with the bloody group of the Muslim Brotherhood.
A Christian police sergeant called Magdy S. Zaky lost his life yesterday in Minya governorate trying to save a Muslim family.
After a culprit specialized in terrorizing the Copts called Holako was killed couple of month ago while exchanging fire with police, his brother is now back to terrorize the Copts and force them to pay royalties.
The Muslim Brotherhood have claimed Mariam Ashraf Mesiha was killed during the dispersal of Rabaa Adawia sit-in.
In his article in the Washington Post, Max Fisher has criticized the overheated nationalism and the military support trend in Egypt.
Security forces have arrested 45 defendants accused of planning terrorist attacks including attacking St. Mary Church in Warraq, the attempted assassination of the Minister of Interior, as well as blasting the satellite station in Cairo’s Maadi.
Engineering students at Cairo University begin sit-in over the death of Mohamed Reda, who they say was killed by police on campus