The article describes the modern restoration techniques that are being employed at the Church of the Holy Virgin in Haret Zuweila in Cairo. The church was the site of the papal seat from 1400 to 1520 but has suffered from groundwater problems in recent years.
Pope Shenouda prevents Orthodox Copts from attending the World Day of Prayer held by the Catholic and Evangelical Churches because he feared that it would affect the youth and encourage them to leave the Orthodox Church.
The 2007 annual report of the Arab Journalists’ Union reveals a decline in press freedom and the number of newspapers, but it notes an increase in the number of journalists.
Hanī Hilāl comments on student life in Egyptian universities.
Dr. Kāmil Shukr Allāh Dāwūd, director of the Evangelical hospital in Aswan, denies that the hospital is trying to Christianize Muslim patients.
The article presents an interview with the fundamentalist cleric Ahmad al-Mahallāwī.
Cornelis Hulsman commemorates the life of Metropolitan Marcos, an unconventional Dutch member of the Coptic Orthodox Church who served as a bishop for 34 years.
A microbus driver was excluded from a bus stations in Cairo because he refuses to drive women who are not veiled or wearing the niqāb.
Rumors spread about a critical health condition of Pope Shenouda III after his sudden visit to Cleveland lately. Rumors spread about the pope having left his last will to a trusted bishop. Meanwhile Coptic analysts refuted the rumors and expect a the pope to return soon.
Pope Shenouda has travelled to the U.S for medical treatment and sources claim that the strains of his heavy workload are affecting his health.