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Lotus Kīwān managed to conduct an interview with the only Egyptian family that still uses the Coptic language in their everyday conversations.
Coptic, as written in the Coptic script from about the third century AD onwards, is the language of ancient Egypt in its last form. It was so called because it was spoken by the Copts, the Christian descendants of the ancient Egyptians, in whose churches it is read, although not widely understood,...
Pope Shenouda III rebuffs a proposition that mass should be recited in Arabic instead of the poorly understood Coptic language.
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...
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...
This article describes the eighth conference of the St Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society, held at the University of California Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.). The author says that this year’s conference was particularly successful, particularly because of the participation of Coptic youth this year...
The author talks about the Coptic Orthodox Church and the significance of its past role in Egyptian society.
After a visit to the Coptic Museum in 2001, students called for an opportunity to study Coptic history and language. The University of Toronto now offers Coptic Studies in the Department of Near and Middle East Civilizations. Students say that it has been a great experience being introduced to the...
The University of Toronto is now offering Coptic language instruction through the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations,
Egyptian Christians call for changing the language of the Mass from Coptic into Arabic.

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