A new book about Egyptian
Coptic art and icons published in Paris by
The article discusses a book entitled, ‘The
Martyrdom of John of Phanijoit,’ by Youhanna al-Zeituni, and the significance that this publication holds for Coptic
societies in the U.S. It discusses the conversion of historical figures to Islam, and the difficulties encountered when they
From his jail in the United States, Shaykh Omar Abdel
Rahman, the spiritual leader of al-
Gamaa’t al-Islāmīyah in Egypt, issued a controversial statement, in
which he withdrew his support for their initiative to
abandon violence. This initiative was originally
launched in July 1997.
The transcript of an interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman with Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá, in which Mūsá provides a background of his work and publications. Mūsá further describes his own experiences and confrontations with the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt.
While Max Michael initiated a lawsuit against the Egyptian Minister of Interior,
a group of Copts filed another lawsuit against Michel, accusing him of insulting Pope Shenouda. They referred to
his civil history and to previous sentences against him.
The selection for pope number 118 of the Egyptian Orthodox church has been narrowed down to three
top personalities: Bishop Bīshūy, Bishop Mūsá and Bishop Yu’annis.
The author, in this series of articles,
criticizes Bishop Bīshūy, the secretary of the Holy Synod, and refutes the top clergyman’s claims
about him, demanding that a trial for himself and Bīshūy be conducted instead of leaving "this
authoritarian way of thinking" to consolidate its position...
The author of the article
criticizes a proposed conference on reform, accusing it of deviating from its original purpose of proposing
practical solutions for church reform to settling old scores with the so-called "promoters of wrong ideas" within
This article celebrates the release of seven Copts who had been detained by State Security Investigation and details the story of Dimiana, who went missing last July.
An investigative report into the arrest of seven young men in the al-Marj district and the demonstrations that followed.
Coptic writer Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá
comments on the affirmation of the conviction conference that was held in Fayyūm a few days ago,
that it aimed at judging the reformists who call for developing the church.
Bishop Bīshūy considers himself to be God on Earth. He refuses to discuss with
who have opinions that differ from his. The author of the article reveals what he considered to be
the Christian doctrine in the writings of Bishop Bīshūī.
Pope Shenouda urged Copts to take
preventive and cautious measures during their phone callsbecause State Security Investigation
Copts in al-Muqattam protested against the
illegitimate arrests of four priests and relatives
of a Christian girl who converted to Islam and married a
The story of a Coptic girl who claims she was kidnapped and asked to convert to Islam.
In this article the author tries to
analyze bishop Bīshūy’s
stance against him and other key Orthodox figures by quoting an email
written by Dr. George Habīb
This article shows that bishop Bīshūy does
not like the approach of Rose al-
Yūsuf newspaper and wants Copts to boycott it, which is viewed
by Copts as reversion in the church’s
discusses the critical challenges facing the Coptic Orthodox
church, especially with regard to Bishop
Bīshūy’s attitude and the conference for doctrine
The recent intensive conference seminars, which were supposed to be on doctrine, attacked several Coptic figures and church symbols, including as Father Mattá al-Maskīn, father Ibrāhīm ‘Abd al-
Sayyid and Max Michel.
the allegations of those who deny the existence of a Coptic era in Egyptian