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Egypt is not Lebanon. Though the political transition leads increasingly to polarization and bouts of violence, almost no one seriously warns of a fate resembling Lebanon in the 1970-80s. Lebanon is a conglomeration of religious sects concentrated in distinct geographical areas and topographical...
‘We came here today to satisfy our soul for its need of beauty.’ With these words Azhar Sheikh Muhammad Jamī’ addressed the crowd at the Caravan Festival of Arts, hosted by St. John the Baptist Church in Maadi, Egypt.
Much of this week's coverage was dedicated to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish Prime Minister, and his visits to Egypt in which he promoted interfaith dialogue and the concept of a secular state. He met with leaders of Azhar, officials from the Coptic Church and various political representatives.
An Egyptian military court sentenced two Coptic Christians to five years in jail for violence and trying to turn a factory into an unlicensed church, judicial sources said late on Sunday. The two men, also convicted of possessing weapons, were arrested on May 18 after clashes between Christians and...
After a long break away from official Egyptian TV, the celebrated Muslim TV Evangelist Amr Khaled is back with his own weekly show, hosting “Bukra Ahla” (Tomorrow is Better), a program whose first episodes have sought to raise hopes and encourage viewers to come up with ideas to rebuild post-...
In the absence of firm political and social action, the events in Imbābah may not be the last episode of sectarian strife. An activist says Muslims and Christians are living in a state of acute polarization, in which you can easily find Christians who think that all Muslims are violent and Muslims...
The Coptic Orthodox Church calls on all people to seek good ethics and bring anyone who commits mistakes before justice irrespective of their religion, according to Archpriest Ṣalīb Sawirus, a member of the Church's al-Majlis al-Millī (Community Council). Jamal As'ad, a Coptic activist, said that...
Al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah announced that it would turn over a new leaf in relations with Copts, tourists and policemen, affirming that Copts are partners in the nation. Furthermore, they denied any plans to apply the hudūd. Read original text  [Reviewer's Note: News story was also covered in al-...
This article was first published in: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2011/marchweb-only/behindegyptrevolution.html Editor AWR: Paul-Gordon Chandler gives a good picture of Christian and Muslim cooperation which does exist but he neglects the negative examples and thus his presentation has...
The author reflects on 19 documentaries launched by Bishop Bīshūy, secretary of the Holy Synod, on the internet as a response to Dr. Yūsuf Zaydān’s novel, ‘‘Azāzīl.’

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