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In the village of Zaʿfarāna, Minyā, the Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese owns a small place where her approximate thousand followers perform their prayers.
Recent serious statements made by Dr. Salīm al-'Awā that "the term Islamist current or Islamists is not exclusive to some Muslims but rather expands to include all Muslims because all Muslims belong to the Islamist current, which represents 94% of the people" really calls for a pause. These...
Karīmah Kamāl writes that she appreciates the work of the Coptic business man Najīb Sawiris, however she opposes the way he got into the fitnah file. He had visited Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb and entrusted him with protecting Copts, which, from the writer's point of view, is a direction...
Karīmah Kamāl writes that what is happening now in sectarian incidents is not yet as dangerous as it will be as salafists continuously attempt to enforce their will by force. Kamāl suggests that the violence of salafists will get even worse, and she wonders when action is going to be taken against...
Karīmah Kamāl talks about the personal status draft law that bans remarriage for Christians. She says that it is going to cause a whole new problem and trigger sectarian troubles that will affect the country's national security, because everyone who wants to remarry and cannot do so will simply...
The author queries why pro-regime writers have suddenly turned their guns on the Copts, lumping them together with the Muslim Brotherhood and Muhammad al-Barād‘ī. "Is the reason perhaps the al-‘Umrāniyyah events, the arrest of Copts, and the Pope's seclusion?" Kamāl asks. "We have learned that when...
Karīmah Kamāl wonders how the Church has changed its policy towards interfering in political issues, especially elections. She reflects on the meetings held by the Holy Synod, in which all the attendants agreed to support the nominee of the National Democratic Part in any election, believing that...
Karīmah Kamāl considers the accusations against Pope Shenouda to be an attempt to destroy the Coptic Orthodox Church. She recalls the beginning of disagreements that started with Father Mattá al-Miskīn with Pope Shenouda and former Pope Kyrillos.
The article discusses the questions surrounding article two of the Constitution, and who has the authority to call for its amendment. The author wonders who has the right to speak on behalf of the Copts.
The author of the article refers to a few incidents between Copts and Muslims and wonders whether Egypt is a civil or a religious state.

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