A memorandum was sent from Alexandria to Coptic Pope Shenouda III about the second marriage issue.  The Copts of Alexandria submitted a memorandum to Pope Shenouda containing some important suggestions with regard to the crisis of second marriage to be added to the new personal status law. Joseph...
Journalist Lotus Kīwān interviews Bishop Kyrillos of Naj‘ Hammādī about the current controversy surrounding his meeting with MP ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Ghūl, who many Copts believe to be responsible for last year’s Naj‘ Hammādī massacre. Kyrillos argues that he has always been on good terms with al-Ghūl...
Journalist ‘Antar talks about Shaykh Muhammad Farrāj’s confiscated book that contains information about Kāmīliyā Shihātah and other alleged converts to Islam, including Bishop Bīshūy’s sister. The book allegedly contains a handwritten story by Kāmīliyā about her conversion to Islam. It also...
Islamic sources report two main reasons for the state security’s arrest of Shaykh Abū Yihyā and Khālid Harbī, head of the Islamic Centre for the resistance to Christianization. The first reason is to prevent them from testifying in the case of Kāmīliyā Shihātah’s conversion to Islam, whereas the...
The article portrays the opinions of several prominent Copts on the meeting between Bishop Kyrillos of Naj‘ Hammādī and MP ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Ghūl just hours before the recent elections. Al-Ghūl is rumored to be involved in last year’s Naj‘ Hammādī massacre. U.S. Copts Association President Michael...
Headline: Islamist Lawyers Introduce Pope as Adversary in Kāmīliyā Shihātah Case, Ask that Ministry of Interior Bring her to TestifySource: Sawt al-UmmahPage: 13Author: ‘Antar ‘Abd al-LatīfKeywords: Pope Shenouda III, conversion ------------------------------------------------------- Headline: Dr...
Leading Coptic figures discuss Pope Shenouda's decision to seclude himself in a monastery in Wādī al-Natrūn and cancel this year’s Christmas celebrations, which led to demonstrations at the ‘Abbāsiyyah Cathedral last Wednesday demanding President Husnī Mubārak’s attention. Activist Būlus Ramzī...
Fātin discusses an incident between the Azhar and the Egyptian government where the Azhar issued a request for the state to pay for the medical treatment of former Azhar University president Dr. Ahmad ‘Amr Hāshim, who is currently a member of the Azhar's Islamic Research Academy. Various Azhar...
The author lists a number of great Islamic thinkers who have died but whose writings still live. This summer witnessed the departure of some formative Islamic thinkers. Al-Imām mentions Muhammad Husayn Fadl Allāh, who was the spiritual father of Hizb Allāh, and the bold and dissident speaker Nasr...
Nabīl Jabrā’īl suggests modifying the law of prostitution. The author states that Jabrā’īl, who is a lawyer, declares that Muslim women who want to become Christians use prostitution as a kind of trick in order to have relations with others because the state doesn't let Muslims become Christians....
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