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Two military students killed in explosion in Kafr El-Sheikh, North Egypt  Two military students and ten others have been killed in a bus explosion in the governorate of Kafr El-Sheikh, according to a police officer.  The governor of Kafr El-Sheikh, Osama Hamdī ʿAbd al- Wahīd, said ‘so far, two...
Egyptian Human Rights Organisation requests the recruitment of as many people as possible in order to combat terrorism  After the terrorist attacks in Kafr el-Sheikh, North Sinai, East Fayoum and Qalyubia, the Egyptian organisation for human rights have requested that every possible person is...
Bishop Bishoi is the head of the church court and he is the secretary of the Holy Synod. He answered all questions which have been raised because of the story of the body of father Abdel Sayed and why it was forbidden to pray over the body of father Abdel Sayed.
[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...
Thousands of copies of Saint Mark’s Book of Acts were distributed recently in the governorates and towns of the Middle Delta in Egypt. The incidents threatened to lead to a new spell of sectarian tension in the Muslim-Christians relations. Rumors also spread about the existence of dozens of...
This article sheds light on salafism in Egypt. It points out the areas in which salafis spread and shows how powerful they are in these areas.
The article discusses whether the divine gift of speaking in tongues still exists, as the Pentecostal Church claims, or if it has ceased to exist since faith spread across the whole world.
The article describes three examples of people who were excluded from the recent local council elections, the author bemoans the fact that when marginalized groups such as Christians and women seek more active participation in the political sphere they are hindered by the ruling National...
Final results of the elections held on April 8 are pending announcement. The article discusses voter turnout, and the reactions of voters after the elections.
Three clergymen are according to the author the front runners to the papacy. The laymen also have their word.
al-Bannā discusses three issues in Egypt today; namely, torture, Fatwás, and the announcement of a nuclear project.
For the third consecutive week, Rose al-Yūsuf magazine discusses the thorny issue of the spread of Niqāb among different classes of the Egyptian society.
The critical health condition of Pope Shenouda aroused arguments about his expected successor. While a group of laymen calls for a new law to be established for the papal elections, the church expresses its discontentment towards what it considers to be the laymen’s interference in church’s...
The head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization [EUHRO] Counsel Nagīb Jibrā’īl has lodged a complaint before the general prosecution against al-Hāmūl prosecutor for not following legal procedures in a case of a Christian-born girl who converted to Islam.
Bishop Bīshūy rejects the propositions of a group of laymen to change the list of regulations for electing the pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church. He also announced the Holy Synod’s approval of a new paper by the metropolitan of Jerusalem prohibiting Copts from traveling there.
Discussions on the succession of Pope Shenouda heats up in the Holy Synod. Bishop Musá tops the potential nominees, with Bishop Ruwis and Bishop Yu’annis both standing a good chance. The laymen propose a new draft law to allow monks to be nominated.
The author reviews a recent article published in al-Dustūr regarding Muslim and Christian houses of worship. A poll was conducted to see how many Muslim worshipers had entered churches, and how many Christian worshipers had entered mosques. It highlighted their impressions of the respective places...
In the article, the bishop of Samālūt, Bishop Paphnotius., responds to al-Maydān’s article, in which it claims that a book about raising the performance of the church has been banned following a papal order. The book is entitled, Hatmīyah al-Nuhūd bi-al-‘Amal al-Kanasī’ [the Necessity of Raising...
Following the media uproar aroused over Bishop Bīshūy, the general secretary of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, a lawsuit is presented to the court of Summary Jurisdiction against him and his publisher by ‘Ādil Girgis. The claimant asked for 100 million Egyptian pounds in...
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