The first scenes of elections in Upper Egypt have started early. Preparations have started to continue the whole serial that occurs every five years, in the election season. Upper Egypt, especially Qena, has the most violent elections in Egypt.
Bishop Wissa’s name is central to the understanding of the violence [Fitna] in Al-Kosheh, both in 1998 and in the more recent events. Since the first events of Al-Koshh in 1998, his name has become known outside his bishopric and Egypt’s borders and [his name] was repeated continuously in the Press...
The author looks at why the State insists on maintaining certain policies, and overlooks certain mistakes occurring within the political, media and security sectors. These mistakes have proved to have a disastrous effect on Egypt, especially in areas that suffer from deterioration of economic and...
In a recent television program "Editor-in-Chief" the talk was about equality of citizenship for all Egyptians and how to avoid discrimination between Muslims and Copts especially the issue of categorizing religion on identity cards which prevents people from gaining employment. The guests were...
The debate around the problems of Copts in Egypt is one of the most important issues that is raised every now and then. Accordingly, I have preferred to write about the situation of Copts in Egypt by defining certain points that are the core of these problems. Dealing with these points will help...
In this article which is a continuation of the interview reported in Al-Liwaa’ Al-Islami last week Milad Hanna argues that Egypt has a unique cultural identity which is the reason for the good relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt since the entry of Islam into Egypt.
This is a review of Emad Eddin Adib’s book "The Life Story of Pope Shenouda". If you wanted to know the character of Pope Shenouda, you can summarize it in the fact that he wanted to give his life to worship, being secluded from the world, since he choose monasticism.
The Catholic Coptic church is distributing the Arabic edition of the book "His Holiness" for the occasion of the visit of the Vatican pope to Egypt. The book is the biography of Pope John Paul II. Bishop Yohanna Qalta wrote the introduction of the book’s Arabic edition.
Ten microbuses stand before the Catholic church of Al-Sakakini. A hundred Sudanese escaped the mountain of the heated war in Sudan and its results of hunger, poverty and diseases. Their only hope is to build a new life in which they may regain the feeling of security. Those hundred Sudanese are...
What happened lately in Al-Kosheh has shaken the whole Egyptian entity and made everybody worry about the future of Egypt. Very honestly, what happened was the result of the general atmosphere of Egypt lately, which produced a huge amount of violence and hatred.
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