Thousands of copies of Saint Mark’s Book of Acts were distributed recently in the governorates and towns of the Middle Delta in Egypt. The incidents threatened to lead to a new spell of sectarian tension in the Muslim-Christians relations. Rumors also spread about the existence of dozens of Christian cells that seek to convert Muslims to Christianity in Egypt.
This article sheds light on salafism in Egypt. It points out the areas in which salafis spread and shows how powerful they are in these areas.
The article discusses whether the divine gift of speaking in tongues still exists, as the Pentecostal Church claims, or if it has ceased to exist since faith spread across the whole world.
The article describes three examples of people who were excluded from the recent local council elections, the author bemoans the fact that when marginalized groups such as Christians and women seek more active participation in the political sphere they are hindered by the ruling National Democratic Party.
Final results of the elections held on April 8 are pending announcement. The article discusses voter turnout, and the reactions of voters after the elections.
Three clergymen are according to the author the front runners to the papacy. The laymen also have their word.
al-Bannā discusses three issues in Egypt today; namely, torture, Fatwás, and the announcement of a nuclear project.
For the third consecutive week, Rose al-Yūsuf magazine discusses the thorny issue of the spread of Niqāb among different classes of the Egyptian society.
The critical health condition of Pope Shenouda aroused arguments about his expected successor. While a group
of laymen calls for a new law to be established for the papal elections, the church expresses its discontentment
towards what it considers to be the laymen’s interference in church’s affairs.
The head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization [EUHRO] Counsel Nagīb Jibrā’īl has lodged a complaint before the general prosecution against al-Hāmūl prosecutor for not following legal procedures in a case of a Christian-born girl who converted to Islam.