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[This is a full transcript of an interview made on December 2, 2011] The results of the first round of the Egyptian elections show that Islamist parties appear to have won by a landslide. The Muslim Brotherhood created the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) that has apparently received 40-45 percent...
Earlier this year, Egyptian Coptic intellectual Dr. Rafīq Samuel Habīb was named as the vice president of Egypt's Freedom and Justice Party -the newly founded p
After a long break away from official Egyptian TV, the celebrated Muslim TV Evangelist Amr Khaled is back with his own weekly show, hosting “Bukra Ahla” (Tomorrow is Better), a program whose first episodes have sought to raise hopes and encourage viewers to come up with ideas to rebuild post-...
Ashraf Edward, a lawyer representing the Virgin Mary Church in the Ain Shams neighbourhood of Cairo, said the church's legal committee will present a request to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, the interior minister and the cabinet that the church be reopened. The church is one of many that...
 Some Coptic thinkers protest against the church's refusal to comment on the hearsay that affirms the conversion of Kamilia to Islam.  
“The Coptic Church prefers not to enter into politics just work in the social field. All meetings between the Muslim Brotherhood group and Copts are just random and disorganized" says Dr. Rafīq Ḥabīb, a Coptic thinker. On the other hand Ṣubḥī Ṣalīh, a leader in the MB, asserts that no Copt or a...
The phone call made by Muslim Brotherhood murshid (guide) Muhammad Badī' to Coptic Pope Shenouda III after the latter's return from a treatment trip in the United States and the pope's phone call back to Badī' brought about an air of optimism for the relations between the two sides.
As‘ad compares Bīshūy’s comments about Egypt being originally Coptic to Zionism, and his comments about the Qur'ān’s distortion to the American Pastor’s mass Qur'ān burning. He says that Bīshūy’s comments are not only offensive to Muslims, but to anyone who believes in freedom of religious belief....
A campaign improving Bīshūy’s public image started yesterday with a television program presented by Bishop Armiyā on the Church’s Aghābī Satellite Channel. The program received phone calls from various Bishops all claiming Bīshūy to be misquoted and that he meant no disrespect to the Qur'ān. Kamāl...
The article asks religious figures and thinkers who might be behind the demonstrations against Pope Shenouda III and whether it is a coincidence that these demonstrations are happening right before the parliamentary elections. Mukhtār Nūh blamed chaos, Kamāl Habīb blamed Salafīs and Shaykh Usāmah...

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