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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 secular Copts front in Egypt made fierce attacks on Bishop Bīshūy for the offensive comments he made on Islam and the Qur'ān. Leader Kamāl Zākhir demanded that the bishop undergo an ecclesiastical trial and be returned to the monastery. Jamāl As‘ad says that, because the comments were made in...
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...
Various Coptic thinkers expressed their support for the joint statement issued yesterday by the Church and the Azhar. The statement opposes Fitnah Al-Tā’ifīyah and stresses the importance of national unity. Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá said the statement envisions both organizations returning to their...
Coptic thinker Dr. Rafik Habeeb says the reason the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar isn't as influential with Muslims as Pope Shenouda III is with Copts is that unlike the Al-Azhar, the Church is financially and administratively independent of state. The Church's strength also draws from the fact that it...
As‘ad comments on the political role of Pope Shenouda and the Church, and how this relationship affects principles of citizenship.
This article is a review of the life and work of Watani’s founder, Antoun Sidhom.
Many Copts organized protests in front of the Radio and Television Union Building, demonstrating against the media coverage of recent sectarian incidents. In addition, they accused the Union of increasing the sectarian strife.
In this interview, Coptic thinker Kamāl Zākhir discusses to the roots of sectarian fitnah in Egypt.
The article discusses the relationship between Jamāl Mubārak and the Coptic Orthodox Church.  

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