A wooden cross in front of a church in Assiut arouses Muslims’ discontentment and the security asked the church to remove it.
“Miracles happen when people decide they do.” Al-Bāz argues that the famous miraculous apparition of the Holy Virgin in 1968 was the product of the historical and social situation and served the church, the people as well as the political leadership.
The author reports an interview with prominent Egyptian thinker Tarek Heggy who attributed the American misunderstanding about conditions in Egypt to Sa‘d al-Dīin Ibrāhīm’s and Hishām Qāsim’s inaccurate reporting.
A feud between two Coptic families is finally brought to a close, a feud that has been raging since 1989.
Dr. Hasanayn Kushk conducted a study that revealed the increasing number of Christian prisoners in Egyptian prisons. The study presents numbers and percentages and discusses the possible reasons behind them.
January 7 is the day when Copts, in accordance with the Coptic calendar, celebrate Christmas. The occasion received a significant amount of attention in the Egyptian press that published a considerable number of articles about Coptic issues in general and the Christmas celebrations in particular....
Pope Shenouda is a charismatic character who has always had outspoken stances on national and international causes. With his high sense of patriotism, Pope Shenouda III has become a distinctive feature in the history of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Clergymen and governors of the different Egyptian governorates discuss inter-religious cordial relations.
The author presents three books that he praises as subjective and well informed on the Coptic role in political and social life in Egypt.
The following presents letters from the readers of Watani International, commenting on published stories, and hot topics of contention in the Egyptian media.