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In the second day of the “Youth Peacemakers” Forum held under the auspices of al-Azhar, the Muslim Council of Elders and the Canterbury Cathedral, the intensive lectures and workshops program continued at the Churchill College of Cambridge University, focusing on raising the participants’ awareness...
Under the theme, titled: “Violence, why?”, the 7th literary salon took place on Friday at the Coptic Catholic Cultural Center of Minya. It was hosted by the Bishop of the Coptic Catholic Minya Eparchy, Bishop Buṭrus Fahīm.
The Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, has recommended a delegation of the Anglican Church from the United States to speak of the return to good morals during their sermons. The Grand Shaykh discussed the Azhar’s rejection of imposing a certain doctrine through power or through...
Dr. Muḥammad Abū Zayd al- ‘Amīr, General Coordinator of Bayt al-ʿĀʾila ‎ in Egypt and president of the Department of Jurisprudence in the Faculty of Law and Sharīʿah at al-Azhar University, has said that the board for education of Bayt al-ʿĀʾila ‎is in the process of preparing a school book on...
  The article covers key events witnessed by Egypt’s churches in 2017, a year which was mostly tragic for Egyptian Christians.  
Egyptian President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī will receive a delegation of the churches of Australia and New Zealand at the presidential headquarters on Thursday. Among other issues, the meeting will mainly touch on four, including ways to promote values of tolerance, peace and accepting of others to...
President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi met with a delegation of the Council of Bishops and representatives of the Eastern Apostolic Churches of Australia and New Zealand, headed by Archbishop Robert Rabbāt,the eparch of the Melkite Catholic Church of Sidney of Sydney, and Archbishops and Bishops of the...
The Egyptian Family House will hold a forum entitled “For the Love of Egypt” at the Cairo International Book Fair on Tuesday that will be attended by Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūk, former Minister of Endowments and Secretary General of the Egyptian Family House (EFH), H.G. Bishop Jeremiah, General Bishop...
Background: An interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī tackling how Islam responds to some controversial issues such as terrorism, freedom of belief and Muslims living in non-Muslim countries. The questions are asked in English then translated into Arabic. The responses of Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī are...
Cornelis Hulsman; a Dutch scholar on Arab-West relations and Editor-in-Chief of Arab-West Report first visited Egypt in 1975. Hulsman's line of work is primarily linked to Christian-Muslim relations and he strongly believes that religious issues and relations are an important element of...
Part of my job in Egypt is to bring foreign crews here for reporting. In December I took the Hong Kong based Network J International TV, led by famous TV Pastor Enoch Lam, to meet prominent Egyptians for a documentary on stability in Egypt. Media tend to focus on the negative. Rev. Enoch Lam,...
On February 28, 2012 the leaders of the Council of the Evangelical Churches in Egypt met with the Muslim Brotherhood, and produced a document delineating the shared values of both organizations. Seventeen evangelical signatories are listed; perhaps the one most surprising comes at the very end. Rev...
A meeting planned between Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III and Muslim Brotherhood Murshid (Guide) Muhammad Badī', which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday (June 21, 2011), was postponed over previously-set appointments for the pope prior to his recent therapeutic trip in the United States, a...
Coptic Pope Shenouda lll has denied any dialogue initiative from Dr. Muhammad Badī’, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Murshid [Guide].  Dr. ‘Isām al-‘Iryān, spokesperson of the MB, believes that the dialogue initiative  still exists, asserting that there might have been a misunderstanding in the telephone...
A proposed national dialogue in Egypt, due to commence very soon, has rekindled post-revolution hopes that sectarianism, a legacy of the divide-and-rule policy of Mubārak's regime, will no longer exist in Egypt. The proposed dialogue has been announced by Deputy Prime Minister Yaḥyā al-Jamāl, who...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imām of the Azhar, has agreed to a dialogue between the Azhar and the Catholic Church, following an official request by Bishop Yūhannā Qultah, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, as directed by Bishop Antonius Najīb, Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria....
According to Bishop Qultah of the Coptic Catholic Church there are three levels of dialogue between Christians and Muslims in the Arab world. However this dialogue needs to be expanded in order for it to be more effective and should be combined with a better education system.
In an unprecedented occasion the Coptic Orthodox Church hosts a symposium where Muslim and Christians are intended to participate in an open objective dialogue to build bridges of intercommunication toward real values of citizenship.
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