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Qanawātī was born in Alexandria on June 6, 1905 to a Greek Orthodox Christian family. He later converted to Catholicism. He obtained his degree in pharmacology from the Saint Joseph Jesuit College in Beirut in 1926, a diploma in chemical engineering from Lion university in France in 1928. In 1934,...
In his book, Aqbāt al-Qarn al-‘Ishrīn...Sāsa wa Ruhbān Khalf al-Qudbān [20th century Copts...politicians and monks behind bars], Mīlād Hannā believes the July Revolution to be responsible for the isolation of both Copts and Muslims. Being unable to express their views freely, Muslims and Christians...
Will writings about Coptic Orthodox Church ever break out of the mold and will dialogues tackling its affairs ever be directed to serve its best interest and steered away from the fights for the Papal Chair?
Dr. Yāsir Yousuf Gabriel has commented on an article by Kamāl Gabriel criticizing the Church’s deteriorating performance. The author, Kamāl Zākhir Mousa, explains the differences between the handling of criticism in both the article and the comment.
Al-Ahram columnist Anis Mansour wrote that Jesus Christ had a half-brother called James. He claimed this piece of information came from the Bible. The reaction of Muslims and Copts to what he wrote was very angry. A Coptic thinker commented on it and explained the Biblical verses speaking about...
The late William Soliman Qilada played a role in his generation of the 1940s and the 1950s. His achievements include a historiography for the State Council and important studies on the history of civil law in Egypt. He also wrote about the Egyptian experience of national unity in “Muslims and...
Archpriest Zakariya Boutros is the host of a regular television programme aired by al-Hayat Christian satellite channel. His talk focuses on Islam, refuting what he describes as ‘its invalid principles’. I object to Fr Zakariya’s talk on two counts. First, his talks move the comparative religious...
History proves that Jews initiated the collective suicide. This is part of the Jewish character. Researcher Samir Marcos said that there are many Christian American groups that resort to violence to keep America the sole greatest power in the world. The Islamic thinker Dr. Mustafa Al-Shoka’a...
Kamal Zakher Musa said that Pope Shenouda’s lecture, to a group of , was disjointed and lacked brightness and passion. He said he did not understand the need for lectures and thought the written word was more powerful. A student gave him two tapes of an earlier lecture one of which had incomplete...
The administration of Human Rights in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a meeting with the head of the office for religious freedom of the United States. The discussion was about the meaning of religious freedom. There was a tangible change in Americans’ perception of the Egyptian social fiber...

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