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The author accuses the paper of dealing with The Da Vinci Code in a superficial and non-scientific way. In a bid to dodge accusations that it attacked the beliefs of the Copts, the paper stated that it spoke about the western Catholic Church and the Vatican.
In this issue, Rose al-Yousuf celebrates its 80th anniversary. Upon the invitation of the magazine, prominent Coptic thinker Dr. Mīlād Hannā writes how Rose al-Yousuf has led the debate over Coptic issues and problems.
A Coptic intellectual proposes the abolition of religious education in all Egyptian schools. A Muslim intellectual rejects the idea.
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...
"I believe the report of Dr. Yanney is very important. He wrote it in a balanced way and raised many issues that need discussion in Egypt" says Dr. Samir Marcos. But the issue of conversions is not really discussed because churches in Egypt are divided and "do not want to see reality."
One third of the books in the library of the monastery of Dominicans is about the Arabic and Islamic world. The supervisor of the library, pointed out that the interest in Islamic affairs dates back to the 1940s. The children of the Dominican church believe that everything has some truth in it...
Hulsman interviewed Dr. Maurice Asad, former associate secretary-general of the Middle East Council of Churches, who knew Bishop Athanasius from before he was consecrated as a monk and father Dr. Christiaan van Nispen about their experiences with Bishop Athanasius. Dr. Asad described bishop...
Requesting Milad Hanna to participate in the Wafd party is the stone, which was thrown into stagnant water, after the concept of a political monopoly, by the National party, had been established in the minds of the silent majority. Despite the inefficiency of the opposition parties in Egypt, the...
Mr. Alber Azer Bareh presented his second complaint against Mr. Youssef Sidhom, the editor-in-chief of "Watani" newspaper because the attitudes of Watani affect social peace and the patriotic unity. He said that all the Muslims and Christians are enjoying freedom in the age of President Mubarak. He...
Hanna is very positive about the apology. He calls it a historical moment. It reduces the feeling of pain of the people of the East who were hurt by the Crusaders. He later asks: "Will others in the region follow the example of the apology? Will Israel apologize for we at it did in Deir Yassin or...
The article is about many Copts who will be presented as candidates in each political party; Al-Wafd, Al-Tagammu, the Labor Party and the ruling National Party. In 1995 there were 57 Coptic candidates but none of them was in the National Party. This time everybody expects the National Party to...

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