Reg. No. 1084047
Editorial supervisor, Dr. Helmy Guirguis
Dr. Helmy Guirguis 71, the president of the UK Copts, passed away on the 31 of January, 2015 after a struggle with illness. UK Copts mourns its founder and leader. He is a leader that touched so many by his life and has been fighting for the coptic case till his last breath. The commemoration mass for his 40th day will be held on Sunday 15th of March, 2014 starting 8 AM in Saint Mary and Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Centre of Birmingham (Lapworth) .For commiserations, please send us an email to

Egypt: Anti-kissing campaign gaining momentum....

18 june, 2007
The habit of kissing may soon disappear from the Egyptian public life…

Leadership Council Press Release: Urgent Egypt News Update


For Immediate Release
20 June, 2007

Contact: 202-638-0066

Outgoing communications from Cairo’s Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies (ICDS) have been blocked for more than one week, its staff members have reported to the Leadership Council for Human Rights. Interference by the Egyptian authorities is suspected based on previous experience with such problems.

Christians warned: Accept Islamic law

'New Hamas rule means real changes,' missionaries to be 'dealt with harshly'

Source: WND
19 june, 2007

JERUSALEM – Christians can continue living safely in the Gaza Strip only if they accept Islamic law, including a ban on alcohol and on women roaming publicly without proper head coverings, an Islamist militant leader in Gaza told WND in an exclusive interview.

Ruling party wins Egypt run-offs

The NDP has seen off the Muslim competition of recent years

19 june, 2007
Electoral authorities in Egypt say the governing National Democratic Party has won all but two of 16 upper house seats in run-off elections.
The other two seats went to independent candidates allied with the NDP.


Monday June 18, 2007
Bishop: ‘They demanded money because we are Christian and we must pay jizya.’

ISTANBUL, June 18 (Compass Direct News) – An Iraqi Chaldean priest kidnapped 12 days ago in Baghdad was released yesterday, a church leader said.

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