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26. Confrontation with the man who deposed the pope 50 years ago

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26. Confrontation with the man who deposed the pope 50 years ago
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pp. 52-54
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July 4, 2003
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The article is an interview with Ibrahim Fahmi Helal, the leader of the Coptic Nation Party [Umma al-Qibtiya], a right wing group that was established during the time of Pope Yousab. The group wanted the Coptic people to speak the ancient Coptic language and to cancel the constitutional articles that stipulate an official religion of the state and that the president should be Muslim. Members of the group deposed pope Yousab in an armed operation. He gives more details about the party and this incident.

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34. Jesus Christ had nails in his hands not wrists

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34. Jesus Christ had nails in his hands not wrists
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p.60
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May 31- June 6, 2003
Author: 
Michael Suryal
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The author expresses surprise at the fact that priests and bishops in some Orthodox Churches replace pictures of Jesus Christ crucified with nails in the palm of his hands with pictures showing nails in his wrists.

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34. An Egyptian court postpones hearing the lawsuit of redeeming Deir Al-Sultan [Sultan monastery]

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34. An Egyptian court postpones hearing the lawsuit of redeeming Deir Al-Sultan [Sultan monastery]
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p.9
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March 18, 2003
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The Egyptian Administrative Court postponed a hearing in the lawsuit filed by a Coptic attorney, demanding the redemption of the Egyptian Deir Al-Sultan in eastern Jerusalem and handing it over to the Coptic Orthodox Church, to a court session on May 5.

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33. The battle is still going on... confrontation between Orthodox priests and Adventist pastors

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33. The battle is still going on... confrontation between Orthodox priests and Adventist pastors
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pp.36-38
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March 15-21, 2003
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The public relations manager of the Coptic Adventist Denomination in Egypt and three Orthodox fathers sent letters to Rose El-Youssef commenting on its articles on the Adventist Church.

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21. ’My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves’

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21. ’My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves’
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p. 11
Date of source: 
September 8, 2005
Author: 
Dāwud Najīb
Reviewer: 
‘Amr al-Masri
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"My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves" [The Bible, KJV, The Book of Mark, Chapter 11, Verse 17]. The words uttered by Jesus when he entered the Temple of Solomon, are pertinent over 2,000 years later, as hooligans intimidate visitors to a holy cave in Old Cairo.

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27. Coptic conference wants Old Cairo declared as cultural reserve

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27. Coptic conference wants Old Cairo declared as cultural reserve
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p. 20
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November 30, 2004
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Hani Hanna ‘Aziz
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Coptic heritage in Old Cairo area was the main theme of the 2nd conference on Coptic culture, held at the Mar Mina Monastery on October 10-12 and organized by the Lovers of Coptic Heritage Society (LCHS) in tandem with the monastery.

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35. Religious state in Egypt...impossible

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35. Religious state in Egypt...impossible
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p. 16
Date of source: 
11-01-2006
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Wafā´ al-Shīshīnī
Muslim thinker Salīm al-‘Awwā dismisses idea of establishing religious state in Egypt
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Shayma’ al-Shami
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In an interview with Ākhir Sā‘a, Muslim thinker Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā has dismissed the possibility of having a religious state in Egypt for a number reasons.

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34. Did Pope Shenouda evade taxes?

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34. Did Pope Shenouda evade taxes?
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p. 7
Date of source: 
16-01-2006
Author: 
Muhammad ‘Abd al-Latif
Reviewer: 
Dina Hasan
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A controversial building and store bought then sold by the pope reveals tax evasion and a lawsuit is being filed against the pope.

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14. Reactions over appointment of Copt as governor

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14. Reactions over appointment of Copt as governor
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p. 3
Date of source: 
03-01-2005
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Ibrahim Jab Allah, Michael ‘Adil
Reviewer: 
‘Amr al-Misri
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Positive reactions to the appointment of Copt, Maj. General Majdī Ayoub Iskandar, as governor of Qinā.

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3. Forcing Christian girls to convert to Islam: Disappearance or abduction?

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3. Forcing Christian girls to convert to Islam: Disappearance or abduction?
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p. 4
Date of source: 
22-12-2005
Author: 
Dr. Najīb Jabrā'īl
Christian girls allegedly forced to convert to Islam [1]?
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Shayma’ al-Shami
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On December 13, Dream satellite channel broadcast a program on the reported forced Islamization of Christian girls in Egypt. TV host, Mr Wā’il al-Ibrāshī, invited Dr. Najīb Jabrā’īl and Coptic thinker Jamāl As‘ad to join him in the program.

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