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The author discusses the tradition of Ramaḍān Ifṭār banquets, and the “rosy picture” that they present of Muslim-Christian relations.
The author reviews a novel authored by Assil Bassili entitled, ‘Irini Passi.’
The author discusses the Minister of Labor ‘Ā’ishah ‘Abd al-Hādī’s response to the International Labour Organization’s report which claimed that Copts were discriminated against in Egypt. She claims that Copts are ten per cent of the Egyptian population, and control 30 per cent of the Egyptian...
The relationship between the ruling party presided by President Mubārak and Pope Shenouda reached an impasse after Mubārak ignored a request submitted by Pope Shenouda to appoint three Copts in al-Shūrá Council.
Outrage and a desire for revenge against the regime prevailed within the church after the regime broke its promise to allocate a number of seats to the Copts in the Shūrá Council’s mid-term elections.
Non-Muslims can easily announce their conversion to Islam and have identity cards and birth certificate issued which state their new religion, while non-Christians are not allowed to convert to Christianity.
The under-secretary of the Community Council of the Coptic Orthodox Church suggested including a text in the Constitution stating that the Egyptian people are composed of Muslims and Copts in order to emphasize that Copts are not absent from society, and to help address the abuses made against them...
Subtitle:1 - The attitude of the pope towards the emigrant Copts is not decisive, though they have betrayed the home country.2 - The church should not be limited to talking about the problems of the Copts. It has a general social role that it should undertake.The author argues that neither the...
Press release of the US Copts Association about the decision of the governor of Assiut instructing to remove an illegally built section of the church which the association does not mention and thereby providing only part of the information (see art. 13 and 14) needed to form an accurate picture of...
Hani Labib, a Coptic intellectual, wrote a book called “Citizenship and Globalization,” in which he asks the question of whether the nation would still remain a “nation” in the midst of globalization. In his book, he asks whether Copts accept Arabism, and he believes that their rejection of Arabism...

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