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The international Coptic conference held in Washington, DC is considered the first of its kind, due to the combination of participants, and the media attention the conference has attracted.
The author discusses Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, visit to Pakistan, and the discrimination and persecution of Christians in the Islamic world.
The author seeks to dispel misconceptions about the position of non-Muslims in early-Islam and the jizya [money paid by non-Muslims in a Muslim state in return for protection and safety].
In an interview with Hasan ‘Alī Dabbā, Dr. Yousuf al-Qaradāwī speaks his mind on a range of subjects concerning the future of the Islamic world and the harm Muslim extremists can cause to Islam.
In less than two months I have heard the talk about the jizya [tax on non-Muslims under a Muslim government] taking place twice from our honorable scholars. I tried as much as I could to avoid involvement in this thorny issue but finally I realized that the return of this sectarian undertone to...
Dr. Bibawy is the author of sixteen books, a Ph.D. five times over, and going for the sixth. He has been very bold in the face of repeated criticism from Christians who believe he is too much of an advocate for Islam. In this interview Dr. Bibawy answers questions related to Christian-Muslim...
I do agree with Dr. Gabir Asfour that works of art should not be subjected to censorship. However, this has nothing to do with the Egyptian movie Baheb Al-Sima. The church did not even officially ask to see it before it was released. Some men of religion considered the movie an insult to...
The Grand Mufti stated that jizya should be imposed on non-Orthodox Christians living in Egypt. He confirmed that jizya is deeply rooted in Fiqh [Islamic jurisprudence]. We must differentiate, however, between Orthodox Christians; Egyptian citizens, and other Christian denominations, including...
This lecture forms the background to Lord Carey’s lecture in July in Cairo. Lord Carey explained his purpose of seeking to build bridges of understanding between Islam and Christianity. “Compassion and understanding are the only tools to handle hatred and violence.” For understanding also critical...
I received an unsigned letter about a Coptic grievance. The letter is written in English with an Arabic summary. The title of the letter is “The injustices suffered by the Christian minority in Egypt.” The letter also reminds the reader of the raids conducted by armed Islamic groups against the...

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