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Disputed law awaits submission to parliament before it can be issued
Orthodox church leaders from around the world have expressed their concern about the situation facing Christians in the Middle East. They have held a historic meeting in Greece, the first of its kind in 1,200 years.
St. Dimyana’s festival is a popular Christian celebration that attracts large numbers of visitors every year.
Christians of all denominations celebrated the start of the Holy Week
Egyptian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday. The ceremony is a landmark in the Christian calendar, marking the triumphant return of Christ to Jerusalem the week before his death, when a cheering crowd greeted him waving palm leaves. (AFP Photos/MOHAMED EL-SHAHED)
Church representative in the Constituent Assembly also in attendance; debate continues over amendments vs. new constitution
Three deputies, rapporteur and spokesperson chosen, Al-Nour participates, Azhar and Churches representatives meet
The Coptic Orthodox Church Sacred Council issued a new internal law regarding the selection of board members
Copts pledge support for protests in defiance of Abdel Maged’s threats
Church sets roadmap to papal selection
Controversy ensues over election of new Coptic Pope
The Coptic Church has also announced that it will not attend the traditional yearly Ramadan Iftaar banquet in mourning for the death of Pope Shenouda III
Process of revising exemption laws threatens to dissolve ruling coalition