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Understanding honor and shame in the Egyptian and Arab context resulting in misreportings on the conversion and alleged kidnapping of Christian girls. Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad cause tensions
Ra’afat Al-Mehi’s film script "Hurghada...the Magic of Love" which deals with the issue of mixed marriages between Muslim men and Christian women is painful for Christians, not only because Christians oppose such mixed marriages but also because the location for Al-Mehi’s script is in Hurghada...
Several Egyptian media reported in May that four Christian girls from the Upper Egyptian town of Malawi had run away from their homes. The Australian Coptic Association Youth Branch had reported these girls were kidnapped and kept insisting this had been the case also after the girls had returned...
"I believe the report of Dr. Yanney is very important. He wrote it in a balanced way and raised many issues that need discussion in Egypt" says Dr. Samir Marcos. But the issue of conversions is not really discussed because churches in Egypt are divided and "do not want to see reality."
Revd. Dr. John Watson commented on the report of Dr. Rodolph Yanney on conversions of Christians to Islam [RNSAW, 2001, week 01, art. 4]. He believes that it is better for internal investigation of this topic to be conducted by the Copts in Egypt, but not by the hierarchy. The issue needs to focus...
Dr. Rodolph Yanney, president of the Society of Coptic Church Studies and founder and editor of Coptic Church Review in 1980, gave the RNSAW permission to bring his articles in the Copts Digest and the Coptic Daily Digest, published in 1999, together in one report describing the factors leading to...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to give a lecture on his work for the RNSAW at a conference on "Media and Interreligious Dialogue" in Vienna, Austria on November 8 and 9. The conference had been organized by the International Press Institute in Vienna, the Department of Communication Science...
Since the Egyptian media have frequently referred to the press conference on Christian girls allegedly being kidnapped the RNSAW decided to present here the full transcript of the discussion which took place in New York. The discussion was mainly with members of the American Coptic Union who had...
Letter responding to the claims made in the advertisement in the Washington Times. No one investigates. Just claims are made.

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