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The author reviews the progress achieved in solving the issues surrounding the building and restoration of churches during President Mubārak’s rule. He argues that a unified law regulating the building of all places of worship would offer final solution to the problem.
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.
Professor of Islamic sharī‘a, Dr. Nabīl Louqā Bibāwī [Reviewer: a Copt], who has written a number of books defending Islam, has recently published a book entitled Muhammad Salla Allāh ‘Alayh wa Sallam wa al-Khanājir al-Masmouma al-Muwajjaha Ilayh [The Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings Be upon...
Egypt is now experiencing a stage of cultural "healthiness" and religious fanaticism has started to fade away.
Christianity, as the case in Islam, has the spirit of fraternity, tolerance and love, according to Rajā’ī.
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.
A review of a book by author Andreas Baumann, showing that being an advocate of Christian missionary work also can result in a critical self-reflection.
The author discusses Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, visit to Pakistan, and the discrimination and persecution of Christians in the Islamic world.
Dr. Milād Hanna’s recent comments about the dire situation Copts would be in, should the Muslim Brotherhood rise to power, were poorly thought out and have only had the effect of inciting sectarianism.
The Moroccan Ministry of Awqāf has nominated Professor of Criminal Law, Dr. Nabīl Louqā Bibāwī, for the King Muhammad V Islamic Thought Award for his book Zawjāt al-Rasoul Bayn al-Haqīqa wa al-Iftirā’ [The Prophet’s wives...between truth and falsehood].
Different aspects of the Muslim Brotherhood’s success in the recent parliamentary elections are discussed including Mīlād Hannā’s concerns that Copts will become "second-class citizens” if the Brotherhood’s come into power.
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.”
Due to his interest in Islamic sciences and profound search for the essence of Islam, Judge Edwar Ghali Al-Dahabi, former head of State Lawsuits Authority, was granted the first-class medal of science and art during the celebrations of the Birthday of Prophet Muhammad in 1994 to be the first Copt...
An analysis of religion-based political violence reveals that its primary cause is the Copts’ starting to reveal their grievances; domestically, and not as a continuation of the hard line taken by some émigré Copts. These émigrés highlight some incidents that involve Copts without exploring the...
Nazmi Luqa, a Copt, wrote many books, valiantly defending the Prophet Muhammad. His book ‘Muhammad; the Message and the Messenger’ especially was met by a huge outcry from people of both religions, who each saw him as part of some plot against their religion. Both Copts and some Muslims thought...
Dr. Bibawy is the author of sixteen books, a Ph.D. five times over, and going for the sixth. He has been very bold in the face of repeated criticism from Christians who believe he is too much of an advocate for Islam. In this interview Dr. Bibawy answers questions related to Christian-Muslim...
Some of those who met the US Commission on International Religious Freedom in Egypt, spoke of the necessity of establishing a Coptic Christian political party. We will find that once the [Orthodox] Copts have their party, the Catholics will have theirs, and the Sunnis, the Shiites and the Muslim...

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