Egypt’s Pope Tawadros urges Sisi to continue church restoration

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By-Ahram - August 2014 Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros and leaders of other Egyptian Christian churches have urged Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to continue to support the restoration of churches damaged in anti-Coptic assaults reportedly by supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in August of 2013, a month after the ouster of the Islamist president. They also ...

Egypt Pope orders first post-revolution count of Christian Population

Nada Hussein Rashwan 31/10/2011 A census to be conducted by the Coptic church will be its first to tally Christians from all denominations in Egypt to counter official attempts at under-counting Egypt's largest religious minority. Egypt’s Pope Shenouda III has ordered a census of the country’s entire Christian population to be conducted through committees accountable to the Church. Information ...