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This article outlines the Muslim Brotherhood’s new goal to unite with Copts politically before the Shūrá Council elections.
This article deals with the issue of moderating Islam through confronting extremism and issues concerning takfīr.
Tuhāmī Muntasir, in his column in Ākhir Sā‘a magazine, describes how much he hates the word “sectarianism,” and speaks of sectarian harassment as Christians who are looking for American-Zionist eyes in history, in search of trouble.
‘Ākhir Sā‘ah published a file of the concept of God in the main religions and philosophies through are history.
The secretary general of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities announces having reached an agreement with the US to return the manuscript of the Gospel of Judas to Egypt, where it was discovered. ‘Ākhir Sā‘ah magazine published a number of articles on the subject and expected considerable...
Cases of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church have stirred people’s anger at the Vatican, which denied having ignored the problem. Pope Benedict expresses his regret over the sexual assaults and calls for the trial of the culprits.
The Church confirms its refusal to authorize second marriage for divorced Copts, in spite of a ruling in the Supreme Administrative Court obliging the church to allow remarriage. Pope Shenouda stated that nothing on Earth can force the church to violate its doctrine or Biblical teachings. Legal...
The Coptic Orthodox doctrine and Christianity in Egypt passed through hard times before being established. ‘Alā’Hijāb al-Musawwar wrote a detailed report on Coptic Orthodox history in Egypt. Al-Musawwar also shed light on Coptic art and iconography.
Ākhir Sā‘ah interviews Hamdī Zaqzūq, the ministry of endowments, who speaks about the relationship between Islam and Christianity and about the issue of banning minarets in Switzerland.
In spite of the tragic violence at Naj‘ Hammādī, the Egyptian press adhered to its annual tradition of publishing a considerable number of articles about Christmas and many Christmas greetings and Christmas-related arguments. President Mubārak greeted Pope Shenouda and the Coptic public in Egypt...
The Coptic Orthodox Church has established advisory centers to provide help and guidance for people who have marital problems.  
‘Ākhir Sā‘ah published a number of articles on the need to reform religious discourse in Egypt. Many observers called to resist the extremist religious discourse and promote moderation and unity.
Some expatriate Copt organizations have triggered feelings of enmity and hatred in the Copts living within Egypt, exciting them to carry weapons to use against Muslims who they fear are taking away their freedoms. These incitements ignite the fire of sectarian disputes and fitnah between...
The Supreme Press Council releases a document urging the Egyptian media to take care in preserving national unity in its coverage of the incidents and follow up to Naj‘ Hammādī.
Yūsuf al-Badrī suggests replacing some of the current names of Allāh with others.
In its reporting on the incidents of Naj‘ Hammādī, the press focused on the different analyses of the incident; the possible motives and causes. While many people blamed MPs and governmental institutions, others blamed the media and extremist religious discourse. Many observers criticized the...
Wafā' al-Shīshīnī describes the Egyptian Muslims and Christians as both victims and criminals at the same time. They were criminals for helping sow the seed of fitnah and sectarianism planted among them, and at the same time they were victims entrapped in the snare prepared for them either by...
The article sheds light on the western interference in the Middle East and tackles the schemes of such interference.
Besides the intensive news reports on the incidents in Naj‘ Hammādī, the press also published many articles discussing the possible reasons behind sectarian tensions and the possible solutions. Three main domains have been mainly principally highlighted to end sectarianism in Egypt; passing a...
The press sheds light on the ongoing debates between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church in Egypt. The following reports on the different press reports and comments about the issue.
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