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For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
Dr. Usāma al-ʿAbd, Chairman of the Religious Affairs and Endowments Committee in the House of Representatives, received on Monday morning, Dr. Per Axel Frelenksdorf, Deputy Ambassador at the Embassy of Sweden in Cairo, and Joachim Bergström, special envoy of the Organization of Islamic...
Mona Abu Senna [Munā Abū Sanna]: Fighting corruption requires tackling the economy Mona Abu Senna: Political leadership is not solely responsible for high prices Mona Abu Senna: Economic measures are right so as to prevent the collapse of the state Murad Wehbe [Murād Wahiba] : Fundamentalism...
This article was originally posted on Christianity Today, May 31, 2012. The first free election in Egypt's history has captured headlines worldwide with its unexpected runoff between a Mubārak regime figure and a Muslim Brotherhood leader. Less known is that 17 Coptic evangelical leaders met with...
The German Catholic organization Missio asked Arab-West Report about Migration, dialogue and socio-pastoral challenges for Christians in Egypt. Father Douglas May, MM, A U. S. Catholic priest’s perspective based on 18 of the last 30 years in Egypt.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...
This article deals with the problem of Muslims electing Coptic Christian presidents and officials.
The article tells the story of a criminal in Minya who has been forging false IOU notes. He used the notes to blackmail his victims into paying him significant amounts of money. At the end of the article, the author asks the audience to consider why most of his victims are Copts.
Ishāq Ibrāhīm reports about Bishop Mūsá’s meeting with Christian college students discussing the “ch” phenomenon.
‘Ubayd discusses the history of various forms of Christianity, from Arab Christians to Eastern Christians, and the problems that are still remain to overcome.

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