Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, praised the new constitution saying that it is fairly good one.
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year.
The final list included gay rights activist Edith Windsor, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Aiming to reduce marital disputes, the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria announced a compulsory pre-marriage course.
The Saints Church in Alexandria is getting security enhancements this year with the celebrations of Christmas and the new year.
Egyptian liberal writer Tarek Heggy said Al-Azhar university should be closed and get its violent students suspended after they had blocked the road and attacked civilians and security forces with rocks and Molotov cocktails, but he said that the government is way too weak to do so.
Few days after the TIME magazine had excluded Egypt's General Sisi from the final 10 list for TIME’s Person of the Year, though he already won the reader poll, a person claiming to be part of the Anonymous hackers group posted an online video threatening to get TIME’s website hacked.
Ibrahim M. Abu Ita, known as Abu Soheib, an extremely dangerous takfirist element, was killed today in an exchange of fire with the Egyptian army in Sinai.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, said that his current pastoral visit to Europe doesn’t include any political meetings.
Beni Suef Court has ordered the release of the Coptic Christian family accused of contempt of Islam after spending 120 days in jail.
Bishop Antonios Aziz, the representative of the Catholic Church in the 50-member constitutional committee said that new constitution won’t allow clergy or military to take over power in Egypt.
On his official page on Facebook, Colonel Ahmad Mohamed Ali, Egyptian Army Spokesman, said that the Army will always confront anyone manipulates Egypt’s national security.
Sources in Homeland Security said that Mohamed al-Zawahri, leader of al-Qaeda, confessed he had received 15 million dollars from Khairat al-Shater, vice-president of the Muslim Brotherhood, to buy weapons for the jihadists just one day before al-Shater had been arrested. This money was delivered to Dr. Ramzy Mowafy, Ben Laden’s doctor.
Dr. Mahmoud Azab, an adviser to the grand imam of Al-Azhar, and Abba Jeremiah, the general bishop, encouraged all egyptians to vote “yes” in the upcoming referendum on the amended constitution considering this the first step to encourage stability in Egypt.
Al-Nour ultra conservative party is going participate in the upcoming referendum to vote “yes” in order to support the new controversial constitution.
Alliance to support legitimacy, supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, decided to support Egypt’s new constitution and vote “yes” in the upcoming referendum.
Books of the High School students described the Christians as atheists and infidels.
Many human rights activists have denounced such curricula accusing them of encouraging fanaticism and terrorism!
Sayed M. Ibrahim has reported the police against his son Mohamed, accusing him of joining a Jihadist group and planning to blast a church in Alexandria.
Abba Aghabious, bishop of Dir Mawas, said that the state is forcing the Copts to accept a customary reconciliation without applying the law or punishing the aggressors.
Abba Moussa, bishop of youth, tweeted today saying: "We thank
God for the new consensus constitution, which is accepted by the majority of Muslims and Christians".
Lieutenant Mohamed Ewais was arrested on charges of being involved in Homeland Security Officer Mohamed Mabrouk assassination and belonging to the banned group of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Abba Paula, member of the Holy Synod and representative of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that the Church proudly support the final draft of the amended constitution that makes Egypt for all Egyptians without discrimination.
Engineering students at Cairo University begin sit-in over the death of Mohamed Reda, who they say was killed by police on campus