The Russian Orthodox Patriarchate decided to send Archpriest Dimitry Netsvetaev to Egypt. He obtained a church-building from the Greek Orthodox Church in Cairo but has no funds to restore the building which had been neglected for decades.
Response to previous articles about Dr. Nasr Abu Zayd in the RNSAW. Dr. Abu Zayd dreams about returning to Egypt. But return is only possible if he has the freedom to teach.
Did the days of violence against Christians in Egypt return? In only two months time three Coptic Orthodox priests had been attacked. One of them was killed. So many attacks in such a short period have not happened in a long time. Copts abroad ring the alarm but Copts inside Egypt find that...
The RNSAW has made excerpts of the annual report on International Religious Freedom for 1999 with a focus on religious freedom in the Arab World; Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab...
Pope Shenouda expresses his support for a fourth term in office for president Mubarak.
A dialogue between Dr. Maurice Asad has known Dr. William Suleiman Qilada for probably more then 50 years and Drs. Kees Hulsman who both knew Dr. Qilada personally.
The RNSAW asked father Dr. Christiaan van Nispen to respond to the press reports about the statement of Bishop Giuseppe Bernardini. Dr. van Nispen says the statement of the bishop should be read in its context and should be placed besides many other statements of the Pope and important Catholic...
Dr. William Suleiman Qilada was really one of the most respected examples of the strong Coptic-Orthodox lay-person who has the courage to voice his convictions and opinions. He was totally dedicated to his Egyptian citizenship. It is not by chance that his last book was on "the principle of...
Most news reports on the death of father Aghnatious of the monastery of Muharaq report about problems between the monastery and tenants. That’s however not fair. The problems concerned squatters.
It is true some extremist Israeli groups refer to selected texts in the Torah or Old Testament, including the texts quoted by Mohammed Khalifa Hassan in order to support their claims. Hassan suggests that all religious Zionists share the same opinion when it comes to the interpretation of religious...
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