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47. Bishop Bisanti said to Rose al-Yusuf, “We reject all Western interference in Coptic affairs, and we do not receive any U.S. donations”

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47. Bishop Bisantī said to Rose al-Yūsuf, “We reject all Western interference in Coptic affairs, and we do not receive any U.S. donations”
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17-07-2007
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Michael ‘Adil
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Bishop Bisantī of Ḥilwān and al-Ma‘sarah and one of the main references in the Coptic Orthodox Church asserted that the Coptic Orthodox Church has rejected all forms of foreign interference and has denied all allegations about the church’s intention to assign a successor to Pope Shenouda. Many other recent controversial issues are also discussed in this interview.

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43. Pope Kyrillos; ‘Abd al-Nasir’s ascetic friend

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43. Pope Kyrillos; ‘Abd al-Nāsir’s ascetic friend
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p. 3
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07-06-2007
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‘Amr Bayyumi
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Katia Saqqa
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The following lines present a short biography of Pope Kyrillos VI of Alexandria, predecessor of Pope Shenouda III who was known for his spiritual values and his close relation to former Egyptian President Jamāl ‘Abd al-Nāṣir.

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18. The age of tolerance in Egypt: has it come and gone? Part 1 of 4: tolerance and intolerance, before and after the Arab conquest

11. Dr. Muhammad ‘Umarah promotes caliphate, theocracy and supports the Muslim Brotherhood

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11. Dr. Muhammad ‘Umārah promotes caliphate, theocracy and supports the Muslim Brotherhood
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pp. 24-25
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19-07-2006
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Rashid Ghamri
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Islamic thinker Dr. Muhammad ‘Umārah has come under attack for his recent remarks about the establishment of Qur’ān Islamic caliphate, in which Muslim clerics are authorized to ensure the enforcement of Islamic laws.

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16. Pope Shenouda to Al-Musawwar: the doors of genuine repentance are still open before the New Testament group

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16. Pope Shenouda to Al-Musawwar: the doors of genuine repentance are still open before the New Testament group
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July 16, 2000
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Sana Al-Said
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Pope Shenouda says that the doors of repentance are still open before the excommunicated New Testament group. He says that the church was not contented with stripping the leaders of the group of their ecclesiastical ranks, but furthermore the church is following up the issue on the national level regarding the assistants of the group´s leaders. The Pope adds that the Church will not practice any civil authority to refer the group´s members to the Prosecution.

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18. How to introduce Islam to the West?

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18. How to introduce Islam to the West?
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February 6, 2002
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Jamal As‘ad ‘Abd al-Malik
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There is nothing called the Christian civilization so that it can conflict with the Islamic civilization. Christianity as a religion has nothing to do with a system of ruling or with a civilization. As for Islam, it is both a system of government and a religion. This means that there cannot be a conflict between the Christian and the Islamic civilization

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51. Dr. Nabil Luqa Bibawi’s response to AWR’s questions on Yustina Saleh’s article on the 2nd article of the Egyptian constitution

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51. Dr. Nabīl Luqā Bibāwī’s response to AWR’s questions on Yustina Saleh’s article on the 2nd article of the Egyptian constitution
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20-12-2006
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Dr. Nabil Luqa Bibawi, vice-chairman of the Shoura Council Information, Culture Committee
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Dr. Nabīl Luqā Bibāwī’s response to the questions posed by AWR concerning Yustina Saleh’s article on the second article of the Egyptian constitution.

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16. A Look into the American Raid on Islam

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16. A Look into the American Raid on Islam
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2005-01-07
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Muhammad ‘Imarah
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Referring to Fukuyama’s article Their Target: The Modern World, in which he concluded that Muslims are against religious tolerance and secularism, I would like to forewarn of the consequences of confusing the ‘modernization of Islam’ with the ‘Western secular modernity’, which the West imposes on the Muslim world.

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