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The grand imam and sheikh of Azhar, Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi, and Pope Shenouda asked the Palestinian factions and the Palestinian people to unite in order to regain their stolen rights and have a free independent state. This statements were made during a visit Pope Shenouda made to the Azhar to...
The Middle East Research Center, at Ain Shams University, organized a seminar titled "Islam and Christianity together facing the claims of the West." The seminar discussed the West’s perception of Islam, especially after September 11.
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman writes in response to Tarek Heggy’s article entitled, ‘If I were a Copt.’ He writes from the perspective of a Muslim citizen, and stresses the issues that he believes are of significance and require attention.
Overview of lectures, sermons and discussions around the lectures of Lord George Carey and Archbishop Rowan Williams in Cairo.
Questioning the religious dimension of the war on Iraq is the focus of many articles covering the war. Different publications shed light on Bush’s religious background in an effort to establish a link between his religious tendencies and the war. Others wonder whether the war is a new crusade...
Arab media primarily placed the war in Iraq in the framework of the religious dimension. Religion is present in the background of almost all articles. Reactions of religious institutions and figures and the impact of religion on the characters of both Bush and Saddam Hussein are the focus of...
The Azhar urges all Muslims to jihad if a US war is launched against Iraq. The Coptic Orthodox Church sent a message to Kofi Anan asking the UN to prevent a war against Iraq. The Presbyterian Church in Ezbekia district witnessed a peaceful anti-war demonstration and a group of Egyptian Copts signed...
The religious dimension of the war on Iraq has been and still is the focus of articles covering the war. This is in addition to news items about Kurdish Islamic groups being attacked by the US and comments on fundamentalist Islam in the light of the war. For the first time, the role of the media or...
The overview covers different articles that deal with the role religion plays in the life of President Bush and how it impacts his foreign policy and whether the US war on Iraq is a crusade. It also refers to the theory of clashes between civilizations.
More than 10,000 Muslims and Christians attended the ?National Conference to Support the Palestinians? that was held in the St. Mark Cathedral upon the call of Pope Shenouda. The conference was an expression of Egyptians? objection to the Israeli practices against the Palestinians. Pope Shenouda...
Pope Shenouda III speaks about sectarianism, renovation of religious discourse and the qualities needed in a successful Dā‘iyah.
The Egyptian press has widely covered the four-day visit that Pope Benedict XVI paid to Turkey from November 28 to December 1, 2006 in an obvious attempt to heal the wounds opened by his earlier "offensive" remarks on Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. According to political analysts, the pontiff...
The Washington Post newspaper published a statement directed from the Copts of Egypt to emigrant Copts. The statement stressed that Copts in Egypt are enjoying a good life and that the last three years witnessed the exertion of great efforts, on the part of the Egyptian government, to solve...
This review deals with the annual national unity iftār, an occasion that brings together Muslim and Christian senior officials and dignitaries during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadān, as Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria and Imām of the Azhar Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī stressed...
The authors criticize the silence of key religious institutions in Egypt over recent events in Lebanon.
In an interview, the muftī of Egypt responds to some suspicions about Islam, about using heavenly bodies in stoning devils.
The American University in Cairo (AUC) is believed to marginalize the Coptic Orthodox Church and ignore its ancient history and pure Egyptian identity and nationalism. It is believed to search for a substitute for the Coptic Orthodox Church to replace its viewpoints in some social issues that are...
A Christian young woman sent a letter to the magazine commenting on an article titled “The grounds of the veil and its battles,” published in the magazine’s latest issue. She objects to a sentence in the article reads: “the Christian veil symbolizes the authority of men over the women.” She says...
A number of Egyptian bishops of the Coptic Orthodox Church said that Arab Christians would not celebrate Easter, as sadness over what has taken place in Baghdad breaks their hearts. The head of the World Council of Churches said that the churches of the Middle East canceled all Easter festivities...
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