Salwa Refaat wrote the National Egyptian Heritage Foundation( NEHRA), the Ministries of Culture and Environment and the Antiquities Authority made great efforts to revive the sites on the Holy path. On the same page was an interview with Mr. Mounir Gabbour, Chairman of NEHRA. In: "The Holy Book...
[Note: The same news was published in all Egyptian newspapers of that day.]
On the morning of June 3, President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak received the Grand Imam Dr. Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi the Sheikh Al-Azhar, and 19 prominent muslim clerics at the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis yesterday morning...
The 1997 rumor about appearances of the Virgin Mary is being repeated this year. Because of images seen on the walls of its local church, Minya Al-Qamh is currently in a state of confusion and excitement anticipating the appearance of the Virgin Mary and some martyrs.
Since the setback of June 1967, the Al-Ahram paper has lost its credibility in covering Egypt’s internal affairs. 760 repentant Muslim extremists were released but stories of torture committed by police to extract confessions are frequently coming back.
The Endowments Joint Committee that consists of representatives of the Egyptian-Coptic Endowment Authority has held a number of meetings and decided to return to the church a number of Coptic endowments that had been confiscated.
The ’Persecution Show’ in Al-Kushh is a new series in the many series being played against Egypt by its enemies for what came of events last August 15 in Al-Kushh did not deserve more than a 10-sentence news item in a local newspaper in its accident pages, even if this paper were a ’yellow journal...
An autobiography of the phenomenal preacher. The translator added the references to many other articles which appeared about sheikh Sha’arawi in the Egyptian press.
Sheik Mohammed Metwali Al-Sha’arawi, Egypt’s most popular preacher died early in the morning of the 17th of June.
Muhammad Abū al-Dahab reports on news that the Coptic girl of al-Mahallah, Amal Zakī Nasīm – who disappeared last August may be kept at St. Dimyana Monastery in Jamasah.
The following lines provide a resume of the history of the celebration of the Holy Family celebrated annually in the Upper Egyptian village of Jabal al-Tayr. Moreover, the media shed light on the influence of the financial crisis in Egypt on the celebration.
The Diocese of al-Mansūrah, which contains seven churches, has complained about the NDP’s ignorance of its list of Coptic candidates for the upcoming local council elections.
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.
Middle East Christians Association issued statistics on the number of churches and mosques in Egypt.
‘Alā’ al-Qahwajī reports on the surprising decision of State Security Investigation Department to cancel the National Democratic Party’s invitation to Muslim preacher ‘Amr Khālid to lead a religious seminar organized by the party.
A new alleged forced disappearance of an 18-year-old Coptic lady sparks protests in Egypt. The woman’s family and a considerable number of Copts are carrying out sit-ins at the church. The family accuses security forces of carelessness. Rumors spread about her escape to marry a Muslim colleague.
al-Aḥrār published a file about the three minorities in Egypt: Copts, Shī‘ah and Nubians. The file sheds light on the historic backgrounds and the current situations of these minorities. Nāhid al-Nibrāwī, editor of the file presents an observation of reality and viewpoints of minorities leading...
Days before the Shūrá Council elections, the electoral campaigns have witnessed heated battles between the candidates of the Muslim Brotherhood and the ruling National Democratic Party. Both struggling blocks have accused each other of violating the law and showing religious references on their...
Rīhām Bilāl Sa‘īd is a Muslim young lady who disappeared from her family’s home in al-Daqahlīyah governorate. The family knew that their daughter married a Christian young man who was accused of kidnapping her and forcing her to convert to Christianity.
Although the shaykh of the Azhar and the minister of religious endowments have accepted transplantation operations from deceased donors, debates have been raised about what defines death.
The Ministry of Education in
Daqahlīyah governorate has dismissed 600
teachers of Christianity from the governorate’s schools who
work according to a reward system of
remuneration. The jobs have been assigned to unqualified teachers.