The Basilica of Saint Peter has recently seen the inauguration of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI, the 265th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City 16 days after the funeral of Pope John Paul II.
The following presents an interview with Tarek Heggy at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation. Drs. Cornelis Hulsman and staff members discuss sensitive issues throughout the Arab world.
Nubians who were forced to migrate from their lands and settle in other areas after the Aswan Dam was built suffer from many
problems. These include a lack of enough land to cultivate, housing, unemployment, and the misdistribution of lands and
This article is a description of the international growth of the Coptic Orthodox Church over the course of history.
Coptic thinkers in Egypt have rejected a conference called for by expatriate Copt Dr. ‘Adlī Abādīr entitled, ‘The Rights of Minorities in the Middle East.’ The organizers have launched an aggressive attack on political authorities in Egypt, accusing them of causing a setback in social and economic...
The minorities’ conference was held in Zurich, Switzerland from March 24 to 26, 2007. The conference, attended by representatives of about ten minorities groups in the Middle East, came out with a final declaration of the foundation of an organization for defending women and minorities in the...
Father ‘Abd al-Massīḥ Basīṭ sheds light on eminent Christian characters including Pope Shenouda.
The issue of banning the Ḥijāb as well as other religious symbols at French schools and public institutions are still occupying the Arabic press. The article gives a list of the articles published on this subject.
The author discusses Coptic heritage, and Coptic traditions in the West, particularly in Russia. He highlights the fact that many Russian’s consider themselves Orthodox Christians.
The author of the article presents intellectuals’ views questioning the Holocaust.