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Muslim Brotherhood leader Dr. Muhammad Badi‘, called for the interrogation of Bishop Bīshūy by the church for making offensive and “irresponsible” statements about the Qur'ān that could cause fitnah atā’ifīyah. He also called upon the government to use all of its constitutional power to defend...
A campaign improving Bīshūy’s public image started yesterday with a television program presented by Bishop Armiyā on the Church’s Aghābī Satellite Channel. The program received phone calls from various Bishops all claiming Bīshūy to be misquoted and that he meant no disrespect to the Qur'ān. Kamāl...
The Islamic Research Academy holds an urgent meeting today to discuss Bishop Bīshūy’s offensive statements about the Qur'ān and Islamic faith. The group says that Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib is outraged by the statements. Dr. Muhammad Ra‘fat ‘Uthmān claims the reason behind the current...
The Azhar has ignored Bishop Bīshūy’s comments and has called for a meeting with the Islamic Research Academy tomorrow to discuss the issue. The Ministry of Endowments issued a statement saying that the Qur'ān was written before Prophet Muhammad’s death but gathered after, and that non-Muslims do...
Various Islamic scholars responded to Bishop Bīshūy’s statements regarding a verse about Jesus Christ in the Qur'ān that he claims might have been added after Prophet Muhammad’s death. Dr. ‘Āminah Nusayr and Dr. Ahmad al-Sāyih said that the Qur'ān clearly states in more than one verse that Christ...
Bishop Bīshūy said that reports of him attacking Islam and the Qur'ān at a Coptic seminar last Wednesday are false. In an interview with Al-Dustūr, he said that his words were taken out of context and misunderstood. He says that his intentions were not to criticize but to inquire. Key Words: Bishop...
The secular Copts front in Egypt made fierce attacks on Bishop Bīshūy for the offensive comments he made on Islam and the Qur'ān. Leader Kamāl Zākhir demanded that the bishop undergo an ecclesiastical trial and be returned to the monastery. Jamāl As‘ad says that, because the comments were made in...
The Ministry of Endowments cancelled a lecture by Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā yesterday at the al-Nūr mosque in ‘Abbāsiyyah, Cairo. The reason behind the cancellation was that the ministry fears al-‘Awwā might once again make controversial comments such as those made when he was responding to...
Before leaving to the United States, Pope Shenouda III met with Bishop Bīshūy and asked him to find a new way to appear in the media and also come up with a statement that would calm down public opinion after the controversial comments he made about the Qur'ān. Key Words: United States - Pope...
In an interview with onislam.net, Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib said that if it weren’t for the Azhar, Bishop Bīshūy’s comments would have caused a fitnah that could have hit Egypt from Aswan to Alexandria. He added that although he hates conspiracy theories, he believes there to be...

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