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Mamdouh Mahran, chief editor of the weekly al-Nabaa, claimed that a former Coptic monk had practiced prostitution inside the church. Mahran was highly criticized in Egyptian media and was accused of damaging national unity. His article provoked angry protests by Copts in Assiut and in the main...
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.
On August 2, 1997 the L.A Times published an alleged claim of Christians being tortured in Pakistan, but at the same time, nothing was mentioned about the confirmed massacres perpetrated daily by Israel, protected by the right of veto. On August 14, 1997, the same newspaper published an...
Subtitle:- Three Christian lawyers defend the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood who is accused of insulting Egyptian Christians.Last April, one of the weekly papers published declarations that were alleged to have been made by the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, in which he was...
The increasing phenomenon of the deposition of Orthodox priests has caused great controversy within the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The author probes the reasons behind the defrocking of two priests, Father Mina Ishaq and Father Bisada Zakī.
A church source explains that publishing the pictures of defrocked priests was not to expose them but to warn other Copts against them. Because there are no special laws specifying clergymen’s uniforms, defrocked priests can commit irregularities.
The church has given a decision stripping a priest in al-Jīza of his priesthood after being found guilty of collecting funds for himself in the name of the Coptic cathedral.
Father Bisādā Zakī, whose name at birth was Fakhrī Zakī Fakhrī, has been defrocked and dismissed from his position at the Giza Bishopric. The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate has warned its followers against having future financial dealings with the defrocked priest.
Father Mīnā Ishaq Hābīl was defrocked of his ministerial credentials and removed from the Giza Bishopric Church for financial irregularities, the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate announced yesterday in a statement.

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