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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...
The problems of Copts revealed in the reform conference were not mainly related to the Coptic Orthodox Church; many of the church problems can be attributed to the political and social problems resulted from the duality between the stance of the law and the practices literally applied.
The writer replies to Bishop Bīshūy’s question concerning girls’ chastity and considering marriage a way of disappointment.
Council of State rules in favor of NGO status. Circulating rumors about Bishop Kyrillos of Naj al-Hammādī followed by demonstrations. PhD thesis declares Rose al-Yūsuf apostate, showing great divide between liberal minded journalists and traditionalist Islamic scholars.
The Coptic Orthodox Church is experiencing an ongoing conflict between Christian clerics regarding the successor of Pope Shenouda.
The author talks about his feeling in seeing the pope in good health attending President Mubarak’s speech at the People’s Assembly, and sitting side by side to the Shaykh of the Azhar, Muhammad al- Tantāwī, as an indication of “national unity.”
Egyptian Coptic laymen organize a conference entitled, ‘A Laymen’s Look at the Problems of the Church.’ The conference faces severe opposition from main figures in the Orthodox Church of Egypt for the problematic issues it plans on handling. The review presents information about the conference...
One of the late Father Mattá al- Maskīn’s disciples, Father Basilius al-Maqārī declares that followers of al-Maskīn do not respond to the attacks of Bishop Bīshūy as they adhere to the monastic rules.
The transcript of an interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman with Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá, in which Mūsá provides a background of his work and publications. Mūsá further describes his own experiences and confrontations with the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt.
Coptic writer Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá about his views on reform in the Coptic Orthodox Church. Egyptian youth turning to religious associations and the phenomenon of converting people. Description of a visit to the Holy Family celebration in Dayr Abū Hinnis, organized by CIDT and FPA. Support and...


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