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Karīm Kamāl, president of the ‘Union of Copts for the Homeland’, praised the decision of Theophilus III, the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine and Jordan, of closing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in protest against Israeli practices, describing it...
Israeli media reported that the Jerusalem City Council approved a budget allocation of 700,000 shekels for the restoration of a balcony in the Dayr al-Sulṭān church in Jerusalem.  The site was closed by authorities after one of the stones fell from the balcony of the church.
Bishop Antony [Anṭūniyyūs], Archbishop of the Holy Land and the Near East, said that the crisis of Deir al-Sultan [Dayr al-Sulṭān] is to end soon, after having witnessed Israeli aggressions and abuses against the monks of the monastery.
Recently the General Congregation Council of the Coptic Orthodox Church [al-Majlis al-Milli] has resurfaced after Pope Tawāḍrūs II met with its members for discussing the attack on al-Sulṭān Monastery [Dayr al-Sulṭān] that took place last Sunday. Before the meeting, the Council issued a statement...
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt issued a statement concerning the Deir al-Sultan Monastery [Dayr al-Sulṭān] in which she confirms her good relations with churches of other denominations worldwide. The church further explained the historical background of Dayr al-Sulṭān in Jerusalem, saying: “...
Women dressed in black, with hijāb over their heads and others with crosses in their necklaces have shown solidarity with the loss of Nadiah Shihātah Harūn.
Background: Dayr al-Sulṭān is a monastery located on top of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox community claims to be their heritage. The rest of the tape consists of several interviews with employees of Dutch port business, Slavenburg & Huyser B.V...
In his expected visit to Ethiopia, Pope Shenouda will not discuss the case of al-Sulṭān Monastery, as some of the Coptic Orthodox clergymen asserted. The pope’s expected visit is a step to bridge the gap and re-establish the friendly relations between the two churches.
Al-Ahali, Rose al-Youssef and October magazine approached four Christian scholars and clergymen and asked them to explain when, where and why Zionism penetrated Christianity and how Christianity can face Zionist Christianity.
More than 10,000 Muslims and Christians attended the ?National Conference to Support the Palestinians? that was held in the St. Mark Cathedral upon the call of Pope Shenouda. The conference was an expression of Egyptians? objection to the Israeli practices against the Palestinians. Pope Shenouda...
Secretary of the Holy Synod Bishop Bīshūy asserted that Pope Shenouda refused an Israeli proposal to return al-Sulṭān Monastery to the Egyptian church in return for lifting the ban imposed by his holiness on visiting Jerusalem.
The article discusses the historical development of the Jewish presence in Palestine.
Copts recently celebrated the thirty-fifth anniversary of Pope Shenouda’s consecration as patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
Al-Ahram congratulated the pope with his prize. al-Sharq al-Awsat mentioned that the pope demonstrated his displeasure with the objection of some Israeli diplomats to him receiving this award, his refusal of normalizing relations with Israel and his ban on Egyptian Copts to visit Jerusalem. al...
The Egyptian press exposed religious authorities’ and intellectuals’ points of view regarding the violent confrontations between the Palestinians and the Israeli forces; in his interview with al-Musawwar, the Shaykh of the Azhar condemned the Israeli trespassing of al-Aqsá mosque....
In an interview aired on Radio London, Pope Shenouda freely expressed both his personal and the Church’s official position on what the future of Jerusalem should be. Sout al-Azhar published Pope Shenouda’s responses to the interviewer’s questions. In a two-page story, Rajab al-Banna of October...
An overview of Egyptian press coverage of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Egypt during the period February 24-26, 2000. This is the period in which the Pope was in Egypt.
The author attributes Bishop Bīshūy’s deviant belief that Jews do not bear the responsibility for the crucifying of Christ to his membership in several international committees and their political influence.
Bishop Bula asserted in the national unity Suhūr that the United States uses Bishop Maximus to create sectarian strife in response to the Church’s stands against the normalization with Israel and to Pope Shenouda’s refusal to visit Jerusalem.
The author of the article slams the 2006 International Religious Freedom Report, released by the U.S. Department of State, for allegedly interfering in Egypt’s internal affairs and criticizing Pope Shenouda III for banning Copts’ travel to Jerusalem.

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