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In a related development, Bishop Bisantī of Hilwān and Ma’sarah denounced rumors, circulated by some websites, about Pope Tawadros mobilizing Coptic businessmen to withdraw their trust funds from Egyptian banks. He added that rumors like this depict Copts as if they are looking for their own...
In response to Selim El-Awa's allegations, Bishop Basanty said that all monasteries are open to the public. He also said that Bishop Bishoy's claims of Muslims initially being visitors in Egypt are historically accurate and were meant in a peaceful manner. He said that Kamilia Shehata and Wafaa...
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church holds a session in which it approves the Coptic Orthodox withdrawal from the Eastern Council of Churches, and decides not to avow Christian channels that are not controlled by the Holy Synod.
This article highlights the viewpoint of Bishop Bissenti of Helwān and Ma‘sara, who has attacked Max Michel, and that of Maximus, who seeks to defend himself and his ideology.
The writer tackles the idea of reforming religious sermons, whether Islamic or Christian, through Dr. Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāh’s book entitled, ‘The Religious Speech in the Egyptian Mass Media in the Ninety’s.’
This press review summarizes responses from a wide variety of persons, including Coptic leaders, clergy, and congregants to the controversial Max Michel, also known as Archbishop Maximus I.
Bishop Bissenti and Gamal Asa’ad were invited to the meeting Rose El-Youssef held to discuss the denominational climate. The former said that he would attend provided that Asa’ad would not, claiming that Asa’ad’s opinions are not in the line with what the church believes. Asa’ad denied this and...
Dr. Zaghloul Al-Naggar wrote an article on the cosmic verses in the Qur’an. In this article he wrote that the revealed books before the Qur’an were all lost or altered. Therefore, the Qur’an is the only book where reciting it is like praying. The author believes that Al-Naggar should not have...
The Bishop of Tanta stressed that there was no difference between the children of Egypt [Muslims and Christians], pointing out the support the state gives to the building and restoration of churches.
Judge Mohammed Afifi, who gave the ruling in Al-Kosheh action, said that the sentences relating to the twenty Christian people, who died in the incidents, were ratified. Bishop Wissa said that the church leaders had confidence in the judicial system and that they would not enjoy their rights...

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