Coptic leaders call for uniting Christians under one political party

Emad Khalil 29/01/2012 Participants in a conference of Coptic leaders on Sunday called for uniting Coptic Christians under one political party, and requested that the pope investigate bishops who allegedly urged Coptic voters to vote for the Egyptian Bloc in the parliamentary elections, thereby “dispersing their votes,” as they put it. They also rejected the appointment of ...

Coptic movements reject dialogue with Muslim Brotherhood

Emad Khalil 03/08/2011 Coptic movements have rejected a joint statement by the Coptic General Authority (CGA) and the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, in which they have endorsed the Al-Azhar declaration calling for a civil state. They said the Brotherhood often changes its stances and promises. “The group wants to impose its own ideology,” said Sherif Ramzy, ...