Coptic Church: Pope has not withdrawn his call to end Protests

Emad Khalil Fatma Abo Shanab 16/05/2011 Bishop Moussa, the Coptic Orthodox Church's bishop for youth, has denied earlier reports that Pope Shenouda III has withdrawn his call for Copts to end their protest before the Egyptian Radio and Television Union building on the Maspero Corniche. He said the Pope’s statement to end the protest was issued in writing and ...

Copts call for million-man protest to protect cathedral from Salafis

Emad Khalil 02/05/2011 A number of Coptic movements announced on Monday that they would be organizing a million-man protest on Friday, to be named the “Million-man Protest to Protect the Cathedral.” The announcement came after thousands of Salafis organized a sit-in outside the Cathedral of St. Mark in Abbasseya on Friday. The protest, which reached all the way ...