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The Coptic former member of Parliament, Gamal Asaad, says that there is a crisis that should be handled and a priest whose role should be restricted. The Coptic researcher Rafiq Habib and the Christian historian Yunan Labib Rizq believes the violence was related to a poisoned public atmosphere
As if Egypt needed more problems, emigrant Copts are adding another one on its mountain of problems. Because the sickness is in the same body, and because our biggest worries come from inside, the solution always comes from inside, as Abnodi [an Egyptian poet] said in "Dying on Asphalt", ’the...
A minority of the emigrant Copts claims that the Coptic endowments in Egypt have been confiscated and no attempts have been made to solve this problem. They pay millions in publishing advertisements in the American newspapers to circulate the idea that Copts in Egypt are suffering some problems,...
Bishop Qolta expresses his thoughts on the Muslim month of Ramadan, and says there is a need for a new Islamic jurisprudence as well as a pressing need for a new Christian theology. "... Religious men all over the world have to work hard in searching for a new form for the relations between their...
[Due to personal problems of the translator, this text and the following of October 19 have been handed in only yesterday. We apologize for the delay in presenting this article]. The author claims the US Report on Religious Freedom attempts to ignite strife between Muslims and Copts along...
Hanna claims Egypt has the ability to accept and accommodate differences. It is a divine dichotomy which has become codified under the rhetoric of national unity. It reflects the close and amicable relation between Islam and Christianity and is a product of the cultural and historical...
"The seven pillars of the Egyptian Identity" is the title of a book by Dr. Milad Hanna who says that the Egyptian identity is a mixture of seven pillars; four main pillars and three subsidiary ones. The four pillars are: the Pharaonic, Greco-Roman, Coptic and Islamic. The three subsidiary pillars...
A review of a book by Milad Hanna calling for a culture of mutual acceptance and the emphasis on national identity over a sectarian religious identity, as well as some background information on Dr Milad Hanna himself.
Gamaal As’ad responds to an article by a Catholic priest in last week’s Rose El-Youssef magazine which attacked the Coptic church, and in which the priest wrote amongst other things concerning the Egyptian Orthodox Church: "these people have transformed our sacred message into shouts and uproars....
Charged by the Ministry of Education, Muslim and Christian experts from all national trends joined the committee to rewrite the syllabuses about the history of Egypt -- until the Ibn Khaldoun Center began to spread its sectarian ideas about minorities. A summary of interviews with a professor in...

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