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A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
George Shākir writes about the Shroud of Turin, also known as Turin Shroud, which is an ancient piece of linen cloth bearing the image of a man who appears to have been physically traumatized in a manner consistent with crucifixion. As early as October 1978, a group of historians and scientists...
AWR’s last interview with the late Dr. Isaac Fānūs. Comments on self-censorship, such as that of Dr. Otto Meinardus’ differences in writing and saying, which makes it hard for students of the church in Egypt to get a good understanding of the church’s position. Father Basilius of the Monastery of...
Abu Maqar monastery issued a book titled ?The Divine Wisdom Behind the Structure of the Church.? The book tackles the role the church can play in the political sphere. According to the book, clergymen are not allowed to play a political role. Laymen can play a more effective role than clergymen...
The author affirms that the only way for the church to avoid fracturing and to treat its wounds optimally is to start considering a dialogue from within. He suggests that a valuable three-volume study written by a revered monk could help in overcoming the church’s problems.
Imān Matar describes her visit to the hidden fortress of Abū Maqqār Monastery.
An article on “Adam´s sin” by monk Basilios of the Monastery of Makarios caused a conflict in the Orthodox Church. Pope Shenouda himself will investigate monk Basilios. The article is not the only reason behind investigating Basilios. He wrote three books in which he touches upon the relation...
The transcript of an interview with Bishop Marcos of Shubrā al-Khaymā about the rules regarding the succession of a pope, church and politics, Father Matā al-Miskīn and other subjects.
Father Basilius comments on what Bishop Bishoi said concerning the teachings of Father Matta and his writings.
This text reflects the discussion of a group organized by the RNSAW with two monks in the Monastery of Makarios based on the summary of the PhD Thesis of Dr. Wolfram Reiss (art. 23). The discussion covers the role of Father Matta al-Meskeen in the revival of the Coptic Orthodox Church, his...
This is apparently the article that led to the investigation of Father Basilius. Father Basilius criticizes in this article western Catholic theology.
The directing editor of the Sunday School Magazine is investigated over an article of monk Basilius from the monastery of Macarios that is said not to be in accordance with the Orthodox belief. His Holiness Pope Shenouda will investigate monk Basilius himself.
Father Basilius al-Maqārī exaggerated in AWR, 2005, week 16, art. 46, in my opinion, the parallel between Church clericalism and Islamism. Coptic clergy have been politically active but they do not seek power as Islamists do.
Father Basilius of the Monastery of Makarius responds to the articles of Dr. John Watson [week21] and Amīr Mīlād [week 22] about the Wādī al-Rayyān, providing more details, showing the hierarchical structure of the church that does not accept individual monks going their own way.
Christianity Today published a long article by Cornelis Hulsman about H.H. Pope Shenouda and Father Matta el-Meskeen, two major reformers in the contemporary Coptic Orthodox Church. The article is presented in this issue of the RNSAW with permission of Christianity Today. You will find here...
Father Basilius says Sout al-Umma has made claims about the monastery which are not true.
The RNSAW asked the monastery if they would respond to Sout al-Umma. The RNSAW also asked about the plans of Fayek Boulos to publish his story in a book. Father Basilius responded: "Our policy is not to react or send any reply or comments to the Paper of Sout el-Umma. The 3 articles were not ideas...
The Editorial Board of the RNSAW explained the monastery the role of the RNSAW, which is to translate ALL articles related to the role of religion in society in order to give Western readers an insight into how the Egyptian media report on Christian [and other religious] issues. Translation in no...
The Monastery of Saint Macarius explains the interviews with the former monk Fa’iq Boulos in Sout al-Umma fall in the category of defamation. The Monastery also wrote they were not happy the RNSAW translated these articles into English and thus made them accessible to a much larger public.
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