Church suspends priest, hotel files defamation Complaint

By: Daily News Egypt 14/8/2011 CAIRO: Senior Coptic Bishop Basanti has suspended a priest following an incident where the latter took off his robes after allegedly being asked to do so by the security staff of a Cairo hotel. The incident, caught on closed circuit TV cameras, showed Father Boulos Ewida of the Virgin Mary Church in Zahraa ...

Egyptian Coptic Youth Protect Cathedral During Pope’s Sermon

By Mary Abdelmassih 5-7-2011 (AINA) -- Egyptian police and armed forces were heavily deployed around St, Mark's Cathedral in Cairo yesterday as Coptic Pope Shenouda III delivered his weekly sermon to nearly 10,000 church members. The sermon was also attended by the media and Muslim journalists to show their opposition to the Salafis and the actions against ...

Coptic organizations agree on dialogue with the Brotherhood

05/04/2011 Three Coptic organizations have agreed to engage in a dialogue with the Muslim Brotherhood. The Union of Coptic Youth, a party under construction, the World Student Christian Federation and the General Authority for Christian Youth Associations, have agreed to enter into dialogue. The agreement was followed by a meeting between representatives of Muslim Brotherhood youth and Coptic ...