A masked man who tried to slaughter the guard of St. Mary Church in Nozha, Heliopolis, Cairo, was shot dead right away by the other police man guarding the church.
The Economist magazine reported about the suffering of Copts in Egypt just like all Christian minorities in the Middle East.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, said during his weekly sermon at St. Mary church in Zaitun, that music is music helps people repent if they use it in prayers.
Rev. Andrea Zaki, head of the Anglican Communion, said he had received formal notification from the Egyptian government to accept all amendments demanded by the three Egyptian churches concerning the draft of the law of building churches.
In the presence of His Eminence Abba Pfnotious, bishop of Samalout, French choir performed at the Church of the two evangelists in Samalout.
Coptic churches held emergency meetings today to discuss bill of building churches after the recent amendments that allowed building churches without crosses or domes.
A Coptic woman called Nada Fathy, 26 years old, disappears in mysterious circumstances in Alexandria on July 30.
Sources in the Coptic Church said the Holy Synod will reject the bill of building churches as they believe it will cause more problems.
The prescience of Copts in Egypt is considered a shame by some fanatics. The successive governments of Egypt has refused to declare the real population of Copts in Egypt considering it a national security secret that should be known only for Head of the Central Bureau of Statistics and the president. However, the state used to leak some fake numbers from time to another to declare that numbers of the Copts in Egypt a