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In his speech delivered at the ‘Love and Peace’ ceremony, al-Azhar professor of comparative jurisprudence, Dr. Shaykh Aḥmad Karīma, stressed that Egypt is the homeland for all its citizens, Muslims and Christians. Karīma reiterated that Egypt has long neglected the Coptic era in its school...
Two young men, Aḥmad Tāj, a Muslim, and Mīnā Wajīh, a Christian, launched an initiative on social media to teach Coptic language to Egyptian young people in different governorates.
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This article outlines the history of the Coptic Studies Institute and the Ecclesiastical College and reviews a thesis submitted by Father Mīnā Jābir.
After a visit to the Coptic Museum in 2001, students called for an opportunity to study Coptic history and language. The University of Toronto now offers Coptic Studies in the Department of Near and Middle East Civilizations. Students say that it has been a great experience being introduced to the...
The University of Toronto is now offering Coptic language instruction through the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations,
A Coptic writer advises the Copts of Egypt and the expatriate Copts of the need to establish a Coptic university.
Dr. Pink presented her paper on teaching ethics and values in Egyptian schools at the international conference of the Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) at Vilnus University, Lithuania, April 9-12, 2003. Egyptian schools strongly promote nationalism and development with an emphasis of...
There is a great respect in Egyptian schoolbooks for Christian religion, although there is only little information on its faith and life. There is excellent information on the early history of the Copts in Egypt, but almost no information about the Christian minority after the conquest of Egypt....
A group of professors from the Faculty of Arts at Cairo University, are currently discussing the possibility of establishing a department of Coptic Studies in the faculty.
It is true that there is a general attitude of respect to the Christian faith, but this respect refers only to the Islamic perception of how Christianity should be, not the way it is. The fact that a new chapter about the Coptic era has recently been introduced in the Social Studies and History...
In this article, the Egyptian Minister of Education comments on the fear that the United States will start interfering in the education system of Arab countries like Egypt because they embrace Islam as the national religion. He said that no person, government or organization has the right to...
Dr. Bibāwī argues that Egyptian textbooks, across all educational stages from primary to undergraduate, have deliberately ignored Coptic history from 58 CE to 640 CE.
The Coptic case is a case of a religious minority looking for full recognition and integration, enjoying all rights and duties, in their country, while preserving their cultural heritage. In other words, the prognosis of the Copts’ situation should, in fact, be summed-up under one heading: being...
Muslim intellectual Sayyed Al-Qimni believes that considering Islam as the official religion of the State implies the existence of other informal religions, a situation which signifies the exclusion from all citizenship rights of holders of other religions. Whenever a sectarian problem arises,...
Dr. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi, the dean ‘Usul el-Din Faculty (religious fundamentals) [Dr. Bayoumi is a ‘former’ dean of Usul el-Din Faculty] and a member of the People’s Assembly, demanded that Coptic history be taught at schools and universities because Coptic history is an important part of Egyptian...
Historical writings on the history of Copts or Egyptian Christians are very rare because of sensitivity that makes many researchers fear tackling Coptic history. Sources of Coptic history are also very rare. Dr. Muhammad Afifi is one of the most important researchers who gave attention to Coptic...
Although President Mubarak ordered the inclusion of the historical period before the July Revolution [1952], which was ignored, in history books, the Coptic history is not included till now. The Minister of Education formed a committee to write the Coptic history under the Byzantine Empire which...
Both Christians and Muslims ought to be proud of the Coptic history of Egypt and of the unique role of the Coptic Church on both national and spiritual levels. The reason for such pride is that it represents a link in the chain of Egyptian history. The author expressed the opinion that nations do...
The Egyptian Court of Cassation is looking into an appeal filed by the prosecution against Al-Kosheh sentences, amidst expectations of announcing its acceptance of the appeal.

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