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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...
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The author discusses citizenship rights in Egypt exposing the opinions of various Egyptian prominent figures during a seminar held by the High Council for Culture.
Ramadan is a time for meditation. It is a time for a special love for God, for the worldly to be connected with the eternal and for a stand with one´s self. It is a sigh for repentance, yearning for the purity of one´s self, the tears of the weak, before the Almighty and the cry of the...
In the article, Bishop Dr. Yohanna Qulta talks about the birth of Christ describing it as a beam of God´s light. He also speaks about national unity in Egypt stressing that being believers of different religions has never been a barrier before the coherence of Muslims and Copts. He believes that...
In an interview with Sabāh al-Khayr, Bishop Dr. Youhannā Qulta, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic-Catholic Church in Egypt, teaches us how to love and understand both life and ourselves.
The author talks about the importance of Yohanna Qulta’s recently published book titled "Journals of a priest in the countryside." Unlike his daring novel "West Nile village," he chooses his words trying to avoid troublesome points looking at things from afar and telling them as they happened,...
Religious dialogue is a positive freedom, it strengthens the vitality of the mind and the soul. It saves the soul from being crushed by petty worthless things. Religious dialogue is founded on freedom, so it can never be practiced under any pressure or coercion. It is only if man is enslaved by...
Bishop Yohanna Qulta discussed the hottest religious issues in an interview of Akher Sa’a.. He also answered all questions concerning the relationship between Islam and Christianity, and the differences between them. He commented on how the Qur’an regarded Jesus Christ and Mary, and on why they...
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...
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...
Catholic bishop Qolta reflects on the killings in al-Kosheh and blames the "triangle of poverty, ignorance and illness. It does not need to be attacked by hateful extremism, blind hatred and black revenge in order to shed more tears in these holy days in which we remember God a lot."
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...
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....
When the month of Ramadan comes, it stirs an energy of faith and a spiritual life in one billion Muslims who are our brothers in humanity.
[and Al-Ahrar, August 10, 1998] Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies issues its second ’Report on the Religious Situation in Egypt’.
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