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Dr. Zaghlūl al-Najjār and Dr. Mustafá al-Shak‘ah, both members of the Islamic Research Academy, are to be interrogated before the North Giza Prosecution on charges of disdaining Christianity.
Lawyer Najīb Jabrā’īl calls for bringing al-Najjār to trial because his statements threaten national unity between Muslims and Copts.
The author, Īmān al-Ashrāf, reports on Pope Shenouda III’s responses to questions asked by Copts of Alexandria who attended the pope’s sermon on December 23, 2005.
Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria was received a warm welcome during his visit to Alexandria where he delivered a sermon and answered many Copts’ enquiries there.
In his weekly sermon, Pope Shenouda has briefly answered some questions he received, which widely raised worries about his health.
Muslim and Christians gave conflicting statements about the causes of the Street 30 incidents in Alexandria in the Prosecution’s investigations.
A huge throng of people gathered last Sunday at the St. Mark’s Church in Alexandria to attend Pope Shenouda’s last sermon before he traveled to the United States to receive medical treatment.
Pope Shenouda ignored all questions about his illness during his sermon at St. Mark’s Church in Alexandria
Bishop Bīshūy meets with the governor of Alexandria to discuss the recent tension in Muslim-Christian relations there.
Fahmī Huwaydī criticizes the Egyptian governmental press for lacking transparency and bending under the pressures of the regime. He refers to media coverage of the recent events of Muslim-Christian sectarian clashes in Alexandria as a case in point.
In his regular meeting with the Coptic Orthodox of Alexandria, Pope Shenouda said he was in good health. He urged Copts to confess and called on clergymen to be patient and kind to people who confess to them. He further denounced ‘Urfī marriages and declared that clergymen must put their anger in...
New incidents of sectarian violence erupt in Alexandria. Many churches were attacked and numerous sources provided different reasons for the attacks. The president of the Middle East Christians sent an announcement to the president of the republic asking him to work toward activating citizenship...
Max Michel, who assigned himself as bishop of Saint Athanasius Church, promoted a lawsuit against the Egyptian president and the minister of interior following their rejections to recognize his new denomination due to Pope Shenouda’s rejection.
In a conference held at the Bibliotheca Alexandria, Bīshop Bīshūy attributed the Arabic translation of the Bible to the efforts of the Umayyad and Abbasid Orthodox caliphs. He further accused everyone who considered Jesus Christ as God to be a polytheist.
Many complaints were submitted to Pope Shenouda from individuals alleging that they had been treated poorly by priests.
A converted wife re-embraces Christianity and escapes with her daughter. The incident sparks violent protests from the Muslim husband and his family who threatened to burn churches and Copts’ houses.
During a conference of the Euro-Mosco Organization [Reviewer: translated directly from Arabic, name could not found be on the internet], Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm has assured that the discrimination that Copts suffer from in Egypt is the reason behind their social and political isolation.
Coptic Orthodox church asked the National Democratic Party to nominate a Copt to the third constituency that includes Muharrām Bik, Ghurbāl, and Karmūz which have a large Coptic population.
The review deals with the angry Coptic reactions after the medical commission entrusted with examining the Alexandria churches assailant’s mental health said in its report that Mahmūd Salāh al-Dīn ‘Abd al-Rāziq is delusional and schizophrenic and not responsible for his actions.
The author writes about the issue of Mahmoud Salāh al-Dīn, who is accused of attacking three churches and going on a stabbing spree that claimed the life of one aging worshipper and the injury of others, and the replacement of a medical commission mandated to observe the alleged lunatic.
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