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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...
... The head of the St. Catherine’s monastery filed a complaint against Bishop Makari, the recently-appointed bishop of Sinai, and accused him of trying to deprecate the historical importance of the monastery, which produces most of the tourist traffic in the area. The head of the monastery, Bishop...
Coptic Orthodox bishop of Helwan and Maasara, talks in an interview with Al-Wafd about the emigrant Copts, and says that they are Egyptians who love Egypt.
We discussed with Bishop Bissenti the possibility of the presence of foreign fingers in the matter, about the American law of religious persecution - whether it had tempted the Copts to start problems from inside Egypt, and about the suggestion of a delegation from [the US] Congress visiting Egypt...
Muslim actors speak about their roles in films in which they represented Christian characters. Bishop Bissenti said that the many Moslem Egyptian actors performing in films produced by the church have contributed to the success of these films because of their performance abilities, not religious...
Helwan, a suburb of Cairo, is a clear example of the good relations between Egypt’s Muslims and Christians. At the present time, Helwan’s Christian religious figures are well respected by both Muslims and Christians.
The Ministry of Justice is now studying the unified law of the Christian churches in order to introduce it to the People’s Assembly.
Pope Shenouda has prepared a unified personal affairs law for the non- Muslims. This project included many principles and public rules such as the commitment with the laws of each church and not allowing the married couple to divorce, but to be separated from each other.
At the same time this year both Muslims and Christians are celebrating their feasts. While the Muslims are fasting the holy month of Ramadan, the Christians are celebrating Christmas day. As a yearly tradition the Copts have made ’Mawaud Al-Rahman’ (Tables of the Merciful) for Muslims to join them...
The Coptic Orthodox Society in Helwan organized a symposium under the title "The Koshh events between lies and truth". The society refuted the campaign waged by the British newspaper [the Sunday Telegraph], stressed National Unity and rejected the interference of The House of Lords and the...
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