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Anba Mūsā, Bishop of Youth, and Bishop Rūfāʾīl, Bishop of Central Cairo and Secretary of the Holy Synod, inaugurated yesterday the fifth annual exhibition of the Coptic Orthodox Book, organized by the Youth Bishopric on the occasion of the fifth enthronement year of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch and...
Mīnā Butrus discusses the motivation behind Pope Shenouda’s recent decision to confiscate a book entitled, ‘al-Urthodhiksīyyah al-Sharqīyyah, Ṭarīq al-Ḥayāt’ [Oriental Orthodoxy, the Way of Life], authored by Father Anthony Conaris, despite the book having been translated under the supervision of...
George Ḥabīb Bibāwī publishes the third article in his series of articles in Rose al-Yūsuf about the problems facing the church. This article is entitled, ‘The Inheritance of Pope Shenouda III.’
An unresolved crisis now appears to be affecting relations between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the independent Christian newspaper Watanī.
Coptic writer Jamāl As‘ad explains what he terms "totalitarianism in the name of religion." He provides two examples from both Muslim and Christian milieus: the Muslim Brotherhood’s reaction to Farūq Husnī’s anti-H...
The writer records some religion men’s opinions on "the al-Sharīf Gospel" and their causes to object it.
The recent crisis between Watanī newspaper and the Church seems to be conciliated after a meeting between the two parties. The meeting resulted in the agreement that Watanī will stick to the ecumenical line of the Church far from any sectarian or denominational lines that might contradict the...
This article shows that bishop Bīshūy does not like the approach of Rose al- Yūsuf newspaper and wants Copts to boycott it, which is viewed by Copts as reversion in the church’s reform.
The recent decision of the People’s Assembly to ban ‘The Da Vinci Code’ has provoked considerable controversy amongst Egyptian intellectuals, dividing opinions between those who defended the movie on grounds of freedom of expression and those who condemned it as blasphemous and misleading.
The author interviews two Christians, Dr. Girgis Kāmil Yousif and Jamāl As‘ad ‘Abd al-Malāk, on the phenomenon of the banning of books inside the Orthodox Church in Egypt.
In light of the latest reports about Islamic religious institutions and its authority to ban religious books, the author comments on the freedom of expression within the church and the role Christian religious institutions play in that respect.
This press review dwells on the controversy caused by a project to produce an Egyptian movie about the life of Jesus Christ which has prompted outcries from both the Azhar and the Coptic Church.
Al-Musawwar magazine is publishing part of Fathī Ghānim’s novel Bint Min Shubrā [A girl from Shubrā], whose adaptation as a TV series drew a recent controversy.
The first Coptic weekly appeared in 1892 and it was called "The weekly religion bulletin." After that other Coptic magazines appeared. The major aim of most Coptic magazines is religious. They are published in a weak artistic and journalistic form because of their low cost as they depend only on...
The debate around the problems of Copts in Egypt is one of the most important issues that is raised every now and then. Accordingly, I have preferred to write about the situation of Copts in Egypt by defining certain points that are the core of these problems. Dealing with these points will help...
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