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The Good Shepherd channel, patronized by Bishop Maximus, who broke away from the Coptic Orthodox Church and founded a new Orthodox Christian community, is back again after a hiatus of more than one year.   The channel is now transmitted on the NileSat after it was showing only on the European...
Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, a member of the al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah's shūrá (consultative) council, in an opinion article in Rose al-Yūsuf newspaper, said Michael Meunir (Nabīl), who was recently released from jail, was neither wise nor reasonable during his interview with TV talk show host Dīnā Rāmiz on...
The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) announced a stand of protest on the outside the Syndicate of Journalists headquarters under the rubric No For Devastation Of the State Of Law to condemn excesses against the local residents in al-‘Āmirīyah, western Alexandria, and calls to expel 45 Christian families...
Ann Emil Zakī, a 35-year-old mother of four, adamantly insisted to become the first Egyptian woman to be ordained as priest right after she finished her theological studies.   Zakī, married to an American with all her four kids carrying U.S. passports, believes that the Cairo Evangelical seminary...
Father Sharīf Nāshif, the assisting priest at the Saint Kyrillos for Roman Catholics, left for northern Sudan to lead the Christmas Mass at the Lady of Annunciation Church in Khartoum.   In an interview with Rose al-Yūsuf magazine, he said that the Christians of northern Sudan refuse to immigrate...
Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), gave instructions to appoint 10 new deputies in parliament.   Marian Malāk, a 27-year-old woman, who carries a university degree in law, English language, the youngest member of parliament, said she...
The Public Prosecutor 'Abd al-Mijīd Mahmūd referred the lawsuit against Nabīl Maurice, 'Ismat Zaqalamah, Jack 'Atallah, Nabīl Bisādah, Ihāb, Nāhid Mitwalī, Ilīyā Basīlī and 'Adil Riyād to Cairo Prosecution of Cassation for investigation. The accused are facing charges of treason for asking U.S....
Son: Makram Iskandar Nicola (currently Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta and Kafr al-Shaykh of the Coptic Orthodox Church) Birthdate: July 19, 1942 National ID number: 24207191200114 Bishop Bīshūy's sister: Carmin Iskandar Nicola Birthdate: May 4, 1936 National ID number: 23605040100403 Her...
Diwan Bookstore is organizing a book signing for Hānī Labīb, CIDT's and AWR's Managing Director, for his new book "Egyptian Church: Balances Between Religion and the State". The book signing will be on on April 29, 2012 at the Diwan's branch in Heliopolis district of Cairo, Egypt.
As U.S. activists flew out of Cairo on Thursday (March 1) after a decision releasing them pending involvement in illegal foreign funding of some civil society organizations in Egypt, Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, John Hoeven and Richard Blumenthal welcomed the decision and praised the role...
The Azhar’s Academy of Islamic Research approved that a Christian family may have custody of and bring up Christian orphans in Egypt. [Michael ‘Ādil, Rose al-Yūsuf newspaper, March 1, p, 3] Read text in Arabic
A fact-finding commission sent by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) to investigate the sectarian unrest in the troubled district of al-'Āmrīyah, Alexandria, revealed that the Christian families forced to leave their homes and property after clashes over a purported love affair...
The Good Shepherd channel, patronized by Bishop Maximus, who broke away from the Coptic Orthodox Church and founded a new Orthodox Christian community, is back again after a hiatus of more than one year. The channel is now transmitted on the NileSat after it was showing only on the European...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III expressed heartfelt condolences for Egyptians over the deplorable incidents that followed the Egyptian league football game between Cairo's al-Ahlī and Port Said's al-Misrī in the coastal city. [Husnī Mīlād, al-Akhbār, February 3, p. 7] Read original text in Arabic
The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) announced a stand of protest on the outside the Syndicate of Journalists headquarters under the rubric No For Devastation Of the State Of Law to condemn excesses against the local residents in al-‘Āmirīyah, western Alexandria, and calls to expel 45 Christian families...
Ann Emil Zakī, a 35-year-old mother of four, adamantly insisted to become the first Egyptian woman to be ordained as priest right after she finished her theological studies. [Mīrā Mamdūh, Rose al-Yūsuf magazine, Jan. 28-Feb. 3, pp. 58-59] Read original text in Arabic
In an opinion article in Rose al-Yūsuf magazine, author Dr. ‘Abd Allāh al-Najjār said that the jizyah has no place for the contemporary fiqh applications to organize the relations between Muslims and Christians on the land of Egypt. [Dr. 'Abd Allah al-Najjār, Rose al-Yūsuf, Dec. 24, p. 64 - 66] ...
In a flagrant inciting language, the U.S. think-tank RAND said the Copts now have a historic chance to prepare for declaring their state in light of the current incidents in Egypt.The NGO, in a report published on its website, linked proposed step to the state of anger sweeping the Egyptian street...
I have recently noticed newspapers belonging to religious parties appear on the stands, which is fine as long they observe national principles, but I am afraid there might appear Christian newspapers to confront the Islamist ones, writes Usāmah Salāmah, Editor-in-Chief of Rose al-Yūsuf magazine.
  The Coptic Church rejected the demands raised by some U.S. think tanks for an alternative homeland for Copts. A large number of bishops and priests stressed the necessity of confronting such demands which fuel sectarian tension in Egypt and the Middle East.
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