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I do not tend to speak of Egyptians in terms of ‘Muslim’ and ‘Christian’. In fact, my question should be “Why should Egyptians support al-Sīsī?” This is what the President and the Coptic Orthodox Pope always confirm: They are all Egyptians.”
Several presidential candidates were keen to meet veteran politician Mustafá al-Fiqī, including ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh. Al-Fiqī discussed with Abū al-Futūh a state of doubts prevailing in the Egyptian street over the Islamist candidate, particularly by proponents of a civil state and women who...
In an article entitled “No. 9 and the kidnapping of Coptic Minors”, Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Bāz comments on the situation of Copts under a growing Salafī  threat and police forces reluctant to interfere of fear that the Salafī may “attack the Ministry of Interior” (quoting minister of...
Copts in Egypt, according to a Civil Registry Department official citing birth certificates and National ID cards, are 20 million.
Shaykh Yāsir Burhāmī, a senior salafist who sparked hue and cry over his recent remarks, views that the "Crescent and the Cross" slogan is one that is harām (religiously impermissible from an Islamic point of view).
It was a clear news report that the Supreme Council for Sufi Orders, which is organizing a conference on Sufism and reform in association with the al-'Ashīrah al-Muhammadīyah society, rejects businessman Najīb Sawirus' financing of its conference scheduled for September 25-26.
A Coptic Orthodox woman, chaperone at one of Alexandria's churches [she refused to give the church's name] called Heidi Ghubriyāl, had accused one of the Coptic Orthodox Archbishops of sexually harassing her [Reviewer's Note: She did not mentioned the name of the Archbishop]. Furthermore, when she...
Muhammad al-Bāz writes that last Friday, April 29, 2011, information was leaked that Kāmīliyā Shihātah was moved to Saint Dimyana Monastery in al-Dakahlia governorate, the monastery that Bishop Bīshūy lives in. Bāz added that Bishop Bīshūy was the one who moved her and vowed that the Pope will...
 The author presents the state of priests and their low salaries.
 The author considers the Coptic demonstrations as a sign of the weakness of the state and how the church has lost the world's sympathy.

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