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The author of this article quotes several people, the conglomoration of which reveals that the secular-based Coptic council, al-Majlis al-Mīllī, is very important and provides much assistance to the Copts and the Church, but that it also currently has many weaknesses which must be sorted through.
The author offers a brief a review of a television program that hosted a number of Muslim and Coptic figures discussing several critical issues.
Some Egyptians believe that there are sufficient churches in Egypt, while others think that there should be more churches, arguing that there are some villages with a Coptic majority and not even a single church.
As al-Majlis al-Mīllī [Coptic Orthodox Denominational Council] elections draw near, some Coptic figures, intellectuals and clergymen have criticized the church for interfering in the elections. Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria has been accused of favoring a circle of Copts close to him....
The author is trying to track the reasons that led to an atmosphere of fanatic sentiments between Muslims and Christians in Egypt.
Jamāl As‘ad argues whether the inadequate representation of Copts in parliament, local councils and professional syndicates and the disputes over building and renovating churches are the main reasons behind the tension in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.
Former Member of Parliament, Jamāl As‘ad slated Pope Shenouda’s recent statement about the low representation of Copts in local councils.
Michael Munīr, head of the US Copts Association, denied statements purportedly made by Abādīr that he "would spur the United States to intervene, no matter whether Egypt was burned down, because the Copts were exterminated and forced to convert to Islam; and the issue will be referred to the UN.”
Dr. Muhammad Emara writes words that are awaited by extremists and supporters of sectarianism at the weekly Watani to prove their viewpoint that Dr. Emara’s words are offensive to the Bible and Christians. Watani appeals to the emotions of Christians who isolate themselves within church circles and...
Throughout his life, Jamāl has been a staunch advocate of national unity and the church’s religious non-political role. A few days ago, he found himself prevented from entering into al-Muharraq Monastery, located in his birthplace Asyout, and all churches in the governorate. Is this the freedom of...


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