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41. A movie presenting Jesus from an Islamic point of view angers the Coptic Orthodox Church [2]

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41. A movie presenting Jesus from an Islamic point of view angers the Coptic Orthodox Church [2]
Author: 
Katia Saqqā
Article summary: 

Muhammad ‘Azīzīyah's movie depicting Jesus Christ from a Muslim point of view is the subject of heated discussions in different churches. While the Coptic Orthodox Church threatens to resort to the judiciary, ‘Azīzīyah insists on making his movie even if he is obliged to film it in a secular European or African country

73. Piping in a new restoration

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73. Piping in a new restoration
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p. 3
Date of source: 
11-05-2008
Author: 
Sanaa Farouk
Church of the Holy Virgin in Cairo benefits from modern restoration techniques
Article summary: 

The article describes the modern restoration techniques that are being employed at the Church of the Holy Virgin in Haret Zuweila in Cairo. The church was the site of the papal seat from 1400 to 1520 but has suffered from groundwater problems in recent years.

65. Ten thousand Catholics and Evangelists pray for Egypt in the World Day of Prayer while the Orthodox Church was completely absent

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65. Ten thousand Catholics and Evangelists pray for Egypt in the World Day of Prayer while the Orthodox Church was completely absent
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p. 3
Date of source: 
13-05-2008
Author: 
‘Amr Bayyumi
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
Article summary: 

Pope Shenouda prevents Orthodox Copts from attending the World Day of Prayer held by the Catholic and Evangelical Churches because he feared that it would affect the youth and encourage them to leave the Orthodox Church.

42. The 2007 annual report of the Arab Journalists’ Union confirms a decline in the freedom of the press

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42. The 2007 annual report of the Arab Journalists’ Union confirms a decline in the freedom of the press
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p.1
Date of source: 
16-05-2008
Author: 
Bisan Kassab
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
Article summary: 

The 2007 annual report of the Arab Journalists’ Union reveals a decline in press freedom and the number of newspapers, but it notes an increase in the number of journalists.

38. "The niqab is a problem in universities and Bilal was not harmed," Hilal said

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38. "The niqāb is a problem in universities and Bilāl was not harmed," Hilāl said
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p. 3
Date of source: 
12-05-2008
Author: 
‘Adil al-Drijli
Reviewer: 
Nuhayr ‘Ismat
Article summary: 

Hanī Hilāl comments on student life in Egyptian universities.

32. Shukr Allah: the "Christianization report" of the Evangelical hospital in Aswan is erroneous and the names of doctors mentioned are untrue

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32. Shukr Allāh: the "Christianization report" of the Evangelical hospital in Aswan is erroneous and the names of doctors mentioned are untrue
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p. 3
Date of source: 
15-05-2008
Author: 
Ahmad al-‘Abadi
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
Article summary: 

Dr. Kāmil Shukr Allāh Dāwūd, director of the Evangelical hospital in Aswan, denies that the hospital is trying to Christianize Muslim patients.

25. Shaykh al-Mahallawi: I would refuse to rule Egypt if asked

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25. Shaykh al-Mahallāwī: I would refuse to rule Egypt if asked
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p. 3
Date of source: 
12-05-2008
Author: 
Muhammad al-Zahi
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
Article summary: 

The article presents an interview with the fundamentalist cleric Ahmad al-Mahallāwī.

1. Editorial

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Article title: 
1. Editorial
Date of source: 
September18, 2008
Author: 
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman
Article summary: 

Cornelis Hulsman commemorates the life of Metropolitan Marcos, an unconventional Dutch member of the Coptic Orthodox Church who served as a bishop for 34 years.

56. Withdrawing the driving license of a microbus driver who refuses to drive unveiled women

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56. Withdrawing the driving license of a microbus driver who refuses to drive unveiled women
Article pages: 
p. 6
Date of source: 
05-05-2008
Author: 
Not mentioned
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
Article summary: 

A microbus driver was excluded from a bus stations in Cairo because he refuses to drive women who are not veiled or wearing the niqāb.

46. Why did Pope Shenouda leave his bequest before his last sudden trip?

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46. Why did Pope Shenouda leave his bequest before his last sudden trip?
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p. 7
Date of source: 
12-05-2008
Author: 
Fadi Emil
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
Article summary: 

Rumors spread about a critical health condition of Pope Shenouda III after his sudden visit to Cleveland lately. Rumors spread about the pope having left his last will to a trusted bishop. Meanwhile Coptic analysts refuted the rumors and expect a the pope to return soon.

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