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Dr. Yohanna Qolta, the Deputy Patriarch of the Catholic Copts, spoke about his memories about the month of Ramadan and about the impact of Islam on his writings. He pointed out the reasons behind the appearance of the term "emigrant Copts" and the attitude of his church towards them. He also spoke...
The author criticized Nabil Luka Babawi for his article "Copts and the participation in the political life" which he published in Al-Ahram. Babawi is of opinion that the slogan of "religion for God and the country for all" started to get credibility after being only mentioned in emotional...
[Kitabis: lit.: "people of the Book" i.e., Christians and Jews] The author believes that the Coptic candidate of the Wafd, Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour, suffered a ridiculous attack in the name of religion by his Muslim opponent who distributed a flyer including some Qur’anic verses, aiming to distract...
In a long article, the author criticized the National Democratic Party, which did not include Copts in its list for the elections of 1995. He expects that, despite the declaration by the party that the lists for this year will include Copts, the situation will not change much because the political...
The next parliamentary elections in Egypt will be the last chance for the government to establish a national coherence, and to renew trust in political reform. Copts are now more interested in political participation, as they became aware of the danger of their political isolation, so that the...
Subtitles: The Muslims: The apology is political and not religious. The Catholics: The Pope’s aim is spreading peace. The Orthodox: The apology represents a European vision and not a Christian vision. The apology declaration which was delivered by Pope John Paul II, the Pope of Vatican, during the...
... Egypt welcomed the Catholic Pope of the world with all the principles of human hospitality. What kind of expression of thanks would be adequate to its great president and its noble policemen. They performed their work perfectly, in the most organized order and the noblest expressions... The...
The messages exchanged between the Pope and President Mubarak signified the joint efforts being exercised for a just peace in the area. I perceived the Pope’s meeting with the Grand Imam as a closing of the historical memories of European wars [carried out] in the name of religion. The Pope is...
Gamal Asad, a Coptic ex-member of the Egyptian People’s Assembly, has recently heavily criticized the emigrant Copts as well as several Coptic leaders - in particular Bishop Wissa of Balyana and Dar Al-Salaam in the wake of the Al-Kosheh incidents. Here the author responds to the accusations made...
The difficult kind of trading with Copts is the insistence of some clergymen to perform the role of the political representative of Copts. That was clear in an interview with Bishop Wissa in Al-Ahram, Saturday, February 2, in which he insists that he is responsible for his Coptic children, which...

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