Displaying 81 - 90 of 561.
Martino Diez and Meriem Senous published on March 22 an interesting interview with Father Rafīq Greish, head of the Press Office of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt. We are providing here some excerpts with comments showing disagreement on a few points.  
On March 4 a court sentenced Coptic Orthodox priest Makarius Bulus to six months in jail for preparing a falsified building permit for a church in Mārīnāb. The sentence was widely reported in particular in Western Christian media, in part as result of Compass Direct News reporting that is seen...
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
The majority of articles containing Coptic population figures were not published in several major English-language newspapers until after 1956.
Dr. Munīr Hannā Anīs, the head of the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa, said Christians of Egypt are for keeping Article 2 of the constitution that reads Islam is the official religion of the state and principles of the sharī’ah are the main source of...
The Azhar’s Academy of Islamic Research approved that a Christian family may have custody of and bring up Christian orphans in Egypt. [Michael ‘Ādil, Rose al-Yūsuf newspaper, March 1, p, 3] Read text in Arabic
On November 25, 2011, Al-Misrī al-Yawm, now called Egypt Independent, was the first publication that reported about Najīb Jubrā’īl’s “NGO report: 93,000 Copts left Egypt since March.”  
Najīb Jubrā'īl, head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization, said that 10 thousand Egyptian Christians migrated in the past ten months. A number 36 thousand of those emigrates settled in the United States of America. Archpriest Salīb Mattá of Saint George Church of Shubrā announced that...
Chairman of Egypt's Judges Club Counselor Ahmad al-Zind said that the judges are eager for the day to pass their rulings in light of the Islamic sharī'ah, adding it does not take a lot of efforts as opponents of the sharī'ah are trying to depict. [Muhammad al-Sanhūrī, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Feb. 20, p....
On February 1st, Elizabeth Kendal, an international religious liberty analyst and advocate, published an article titled, “Egypt: The Gross Insecurity of the Dhimmī,” for Assist News Service (ANS), an online publication based out of California. Her goal in the article is to advocate for the...

Pages

Subscribe to