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In light of the controversy caused by the recent comments made by French President Emmanuel Macron, al-Ahrām Portal talked to three Coptic intellectuals who agreed that insulting Islam, religions in general, and prophets is unacceptable from a Christian perspective.  However, some of them also...
Meanwhile, Archpriest Frances Farīd of the Beni Suef parish said President Muhammad Mursī’s decisions to retire Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī and cancel the complementary constitutional declaration ended the military’s grip over power but were taken in the wrong time.
Al-Dustūr publishes “The Seven Pillars of the Egyptian Identity”, a book written by Dr. Mīlād Ḥannā that forms the focus of the World Youth Forum of 2018. It seeks to confirm the cohesion of the Egyptian societal fabric in spite of its diversity. The reason behind the selection of the book for the...
Coptic activist Mīlād Ḥannā was born in June 1924 and is the co-founder of the left-wing opposition party al-Tajammuʿ Party. Ḥannā said that he could have easily been a minister if he had chosen to do some lip-service to President Mubārak; however, the fact that he has criticized the government on...
Coptic Orthodox Archbishop Pachomius of al-Beheira said that Egyptian Muslim is more Muslim than any other Muslim in the world. He also called on all Egyptians to work together for the national interest. Many military figures attended Easter celebrations on May 5 at Damanhūr of al-Beheira...
It is reiterated in the media, that there is a fear of a civil war in Egypt. Those that echo these statements in the East or the West do not understand the “Egyptian-ness” of Egyptians, the secret of their civilization and their patience, and do not realize the essence of their revolution over the...
In the Virgin Mary Cathedral for Catholic Copts, situated only a few streets behind the area of Rābaʽah al-‘Adawīyyah,  I met with Bishop Yohanna Qulta on the 13th of August, following an article he wrote, “The Impossibility of Civil War in Egypt,” in which he stated that he did not fear a civil...
[Editor: Jayson Casper attended this Coptic demonstration on July 14]Traditionally, it is the Copts who look to America for support of their minority rights. With the Muslim Brotherhood now in the presidency, though not in full power, some Copts wonder if the United States is switching sides.The...
Bishop, Dr. Yūhannā Qultah Sa‘īd, deputy patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, refused a number of Coptic calls for international interference, calling it 'nonsense'. He assured that Copts are protected by Muslims and the country is capable of protecting itself. The three Coptic denominations in...
Bishop Dr. Yūhhannā Qultah Sa‘īd, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that the Maspero youth exaggerated, they should have maintained civilized protests if their demands were ignored. He added his refusal for the involvement of clerics in protests. "I'm Coptic and if I'm going to...

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