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Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...
Nevine is a member of the Evangelical Church of Egypt who is inspired by Evangelical Christian leaders who seek to unite in order to fulfill God’s plan for herself and her fellow Egyptians.  
According to Bishop Qultah of the Coptic Catholic Church there are three levels of dialogue between Christians and Muslims in the Arab world. However this dialogue needs to be expanded in order for it to be more effective and should be combined with a better education system.
The author comments on a recent speech of Pope Benedict XVI that he gave at the UN General Assembly on human rights and the role that the international community should play to protect them.
A discussion of Christians in the Middle East, their history and ongoing struggles.
This article is the second episode of the author’s series on the Catholic Church in Egypt.
The article presents a brief overview of the most important events that have happened in Egyptian churches during 2006.
The author critizes an article by the German magazine Der Spiegel about Christians in the Middle East. She claims that the article distorts the reality of the situation in the declining Christian communities in the region.
Watani International interviews Pope Gregorious III Lahham during his recent trip to Egypt. The pope discusses his view of Muslim-Christian relations in the Middle East, Christian isolation, and his opinion of problems facing Christians throughout the Arab world.
The article says that employees of the Association of Upper Egypt for Education and Development claim they are oppressed by Catholic bishops.
The writer talks about how the West has transformed the celebration of Christmas into a celebration of Santa Clause, and it is starting to become a phenomenon in the East.
Nājih Sam‘ān, the author, presents a brief study on the historical and geographical background of Catholicism in Egypt.
‘Ubayd discusses the history of various forms of Christianity, from Arab Christians to Eastern Christians, and the problems that are still remain to overcome.
The author discusses the issue of the ordination of women in various Christian denominations and traditions.
Muslims and Christians united in their stance against Pope Benedict’s offensive statement to Islam and voiced their disapproval during the national unity banquets held in the month of Ramadān.
The pope’s recent declarations have embarrassed Arab Catholics living in the Islamic world. Western countries have different stands on Islam, particularly in Europe, according to the historical and ethnic experiences of each country.
Catholic Priest Jirjis Wīsā Jirjis says in this interview that the marriage of Catholic clergymen is optional and that a priest might have the freedom not to confine his service to one particular church all his life.
Riyād Sayf al-Dīn interviews the Catholic Patriarch in Egypt on issues to do with the church’s religious and political role, its stance on the ‘Da Vinci Code’ film and the war in Lebanon and on dialogue between Christian denominations and with other religions.
Dr Hulsman analyses the lecture of Pope Benedict, noting that the text showed that his lecture was unfortunate but the translation made it even worse. The report notes several translation mistakes from the original German text to English. The Arabic texts were then translations of the English....
Have church sessions succeeded in helping youth on their way to marriage? The answer may be found in the growing attendance of even Muslims and foreigners at sessions for youth who are considering getting married.

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