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The police treated the people of el-Kash’h in a very disgraceful way in order to confess to something that they have not done. Sidhom is surprised to find the authorities not giving any comments on what has happened in Al-Kash’h. Sidhom cites a letter of Dr. Selim Neguib in Canada: "we are...
During the revolution in Egypt against the French in March 1802, one of the Turkish leaders ordered the people to kill the Christians. Al-Gohari went to the governor at that time and complained to him about the way they were treated and how the people destroyed an ancient church in Sagha. The...
The author shows how difficult it is to build churches in the expanding new suburbs of large cities.
Building churches in new area’s is not so easy.
The book, written by a Muslim, says the government is overlooking problems of Copts in Egypt.
The editor of Watani received a letter from Copts in Australia explaining him the freedom to establish radio stations for immigrants. Sidhom compares this with the lack of time for Christian times on the Egyptian radio.
A critique of the educational system.
A discussion on the number of Copts in different functions.
The last article in a series by the author about his dialogues with Americans on the issue of Coptic rights.
The Copts of Britain express their agreement and willingness to participate in the meeting of the wise.
Pope Shenouda the third crowns Bishop Philip the first Patriarch of Eritrea.
This is the full text of the summary published in Watani, April 26, 1998
Watani, a paper owned by Copts which has always advocated Coptic issues, denounces the proposed American Freedom of Religious Persecution Act. " The use of the terms ’persecution’ and ’racial discrimination’ are very far from the reality of Copts" the paper writes which doesn’t mean there are...
Christian journalist argues against the Church council’s report.
Watani published a letter of Dr. Selim Naguib, leader of the Canadian Coptic Association, who says Egyptians should understand why expatriate Copts are concerned with the situation in Egypt. Problems are being discussed but nothing is done to solve them. That needs to be discussed which should not...
The citizens of the Hosh Eissa are complaining that their church, which was closed down after a terrorist attack, has not been reopened for seven years now. The law governing the repair of churches was modified allowing governors, instead of the president, to make that decision. The modified law,...
At the beginning of the New Year and the glorious Christmas day, we send our best regards and wishes to all Egyptians hoping it will be a fruitful year, full of God’s blessings. We renew our call for making Christian religious occasions official holidays.
Dr. Selim Naguib, a judge in Montreal, Canada and the president of the Canadian Coptic Association, defends emigrant Copts from accusations that they are behind American pressure on Egypt concerning the status of the Copts, arguing that ignoring problems is the real mistake.
قال‏ ‏د‏. ‏عماد‏ ‏أبوغازي‏ ‏وزير‏ ‏الثقافة‏ ‏في‏ ‏تصريح‏ ‏خاص‏ ‏لـوطني‏ ‏إن‏ ‏احتفال‏ ‏قطاع‏ ‏الثقافة‏ ‏الخارجية‏ ‏بدار‏ ‏الأوبرا‏ ‏هذا‏ ‏العام‏ ‏بعيد‏ ‏السنة‏ ‏المصرية‏ ‏يأتي‏ ‏في‏ ‏إطار‏ ‏دعم‏ ‏فكرة‏ ‏المواطنة‏ ‏بعيدا‏ ‏عن‏ ‏الاختلاف‏ ‏الديني‏ ‏حيث‏ ‏إنه‏ ‏عيد‏ ‏يجمع‏ ‏بين‏ ‏المصريين‏ ‏علي‏ ‏...
 قرر‏ ‏مجلس‏ ‏الوزراء‏ ‏إرسال‏ ‏بعثة‏ ‏من‏ ‏لجنة‏ ‏العدالة‏ ‏الوطنية‏ ‏التابعة‏ ‏للمجلس‏, ‏لتقصي‏ ‏الحقائق‏ ‏في‏ ‏أزمة‏ ‏كنيسة‏ ‏مارجرجس‏ ‏بقرية‏ ‏المريناب‏ ‏التابعة‏ ‏لإدفو‏ ‏بأسوان‏, ‏التي‏ ‏تفجرت‏ ‏قبل‏ ‏ثلاثة‏ ‏أسابيع‏, ‏بسبب‏ ‏احتجاج‏ ‏مسلمي‏ ‏القرية‏ ‏علي‏ ‏وجود‏ ‏قباب‏ ‏للكنيسة‏ ‏والمطالبة...
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