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Bishāy laments the significant nature of the intrusion of religion into the recent Egyptian parliamentary elections. This, according to the author, involved "slogans, mosques, churches, and extremist groups addressing people's sentiments." The news media played a major role in promoting this...
  Headline: Egypt's Shī‘ah Forbidden from Celebrating ‘Ashūrā’ Publisher: Al-Wafd Page: 3 Author: Du'ā al-Badī‘ Keywords: Shī‘ah, ‘Ashūrā’ ----------- Headline: 66 Accused in ‘Umrāniyyah Events Released Publisher: Al-Dustūr Page: 15 Author: Nadā Hamdī Keywords: al-‘Umrāniyyah ------------...
Al-Musawir interviews Ibtihāl Yūnus, Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd’s wife, after his death. She speaks about his illness and death and about her intentions to continue his unfinished projects and to eternalize his name. She asserts that he was always concerned with Egypt’s affairs, even when he was living...
The absence the wife of the priest of Dīr Mawwās and the consequent demonstration of hundreds of Copts, as well as the bishops’ failure to resolve the crisis in the pope’s absence made some suggest that the idea of establishing a committee formed of bishops and members of the Coptic Orthodox...
Al-Musawwar magazine provides a recap of the ‘Umrāniyyah riots, in which two Coptic Christians were killed and over 150 arrested during clashes with police following the stoppage of an illegal church construction outside Cairo on November 24...  
‘Imād talks about the Coptic presence in this past Sunday's parliamentary elections, saying that five candidates won their races outright and five others are up for the run-off ballot. He says that the number of Coptic voters this year has significantly increased due to the larger number of Coptic...
Jamāl talks about the recent “vile” Sayyidat al-Najāh Church massacre in Iraq by al-Qā‘idah which was condemned by the whole world. He says that, while such actions falsely claim to be of a religious nature, they have nothing to do with religion whatsoever. He talks about the threats made to...
Muntasir al-Zayyāt says that he is not worried by al-Qā‘idah’s threats of attacks inside Egypt because he doesn’t believe the threats were made by al-Qā‘idah. He also trusts the Egyptian security forces to keep al-Qā‘idah from entering Egypt. He talks about the history of al-Qā‘idah’s formation in...
Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm writes about the recent massacre carried out by terrorist group al-Qā‘idah at the Sayyidat al-Najāh church in Baghdad, claiming it to be the first attack on a place of worship by Muslims in history. He says that Islam teaches tolerance of all Abrahamic religions and the...
Habīb says that people have been asking about who runs the Church when the pope is away on medical and pastoral trips. It used to be Bishop Bīshūy, says Habīb, but after the recent controversy surrounding his comments about Islam it has been Father Sergius. Habīb claims the Pope has chosen Father...
The article talks about how all Bishop Bīshūy’s tasks in the Church have been re-assigned to other bishops after his recent controversial statements in which he allegedly attacked Islam and the Qur'ān. It talks about how Bīshūy’s life has changed ever since the statements and how he used to be the...
Shuhayb denounces the recent threats made by al-Qā‘idah against Copts and says that the Egyptian government is more than capable of protecting its people and has succeeded in fighting terrorism in Egypt before. He says that the Egyptian Church is protected by the Azhar and that al-Qā‘idah is non-...
As‘ad says that the church should have a distinction between patriotic and political duties. He talks about Pope Shenouda III telling Greek Catholic Rāmī Lakah not to run against a Coptic candidate but to run for a different district instead-- a district where he personally guarantees the Coptic...
Wafā‘ says that the unusually large number of Coptic candidates participating in this year’s parliamentary election has sparked rumours of a secret agreement between the National Democratic Party and the Coptic Orthodox Church to alienate the Muslim Brotherhood. However, official spokesperson of...
In an interview with Al-Muṣawwar, Pope Shenouda III said that he has not met with Bishop Bīshūy, nor has he heard Bīshūy's side of the story. He also denied responding to the statement issued by the Islamic Research Academy by calling a meeting at the Holy Synod or issuing of a statement in...
Sālim reports on her visit to one of the ancient Coptic Orthodox churches in Helwan, St. Barsūm monastery.
The author highlights female monasticism in Egypt and the role played by nuns.
Upon its launch 14 years ago, Sat7 was the first Egyptian Christian satellite channel.  The Evangelical Channel has now several counterparts. In addition to two more Evangelical channels, several Orthodox channels recently appeared, especially to face what they consider an Evangelical cultural...
The article highlights examples of verdicts and accusations against Orthodox and Evangelical priests concerning different issues.
Al-Musawwar published one of the most dangerous documents of the Muslim Brotherhood concerning their major scheme within Egypt.
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