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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...
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...
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.
This article contains the reply of Pope Shenouda to a demand by Wasiem Roushdi Al-Seici that the pope erase the verses of the Torah that attack Egypt.
The writer examines the different challenges in electing a successor for Pope Shenouda III of Egypt.
The author comments on Youssef Sidhom’s editorial in "Watani" titled "Why did Egyptian Students demonstrate?" He believes that the ideas Sidhom expressed are strange ideas outside the bounds of the Egyptian Orthodox-church, as they do not support the Palestinian struggle against Israel. He also...
In a lecture he gave in the Library of Alexandria, Pope Shenouda III commented on many issues: The fact that the US and Israel are thought of as representatives of Christianity and Judaism, the Palestinian and Iraqi issues, Zionist Christianity and Coptic history.
Pope Shenouda participated in one of the symposiums of the Cairo International Book Fair. He commented on the expected war against Iraq, President Mubarak´s decision regarding January 7, Christians in the media, the relation between the American Christian right wing and Zionism, whether the...
Pope Shenouda spoke about the importance of accepting the other. He said that Zionist Christianity was confined to some Protestant denominations. He criticized the idea of God’s chosen people and said that the activities of emigrant Copts were reactions to and not actions against what happens in...
Pope Shenouda assured that the Egyptian Church rejects any aggression over religious sites whether they are Islamic or Christian. He added that the international community had been negligent towards the besieging of the Church of the Nativity because it dealt with it as a political and not a...
The author criticizes the attitude of emigrant Copts towards what is happening in Palestine. He expressed the opinion that whenever there is something related to Copts in Egypt, they ask for the intervention of the USA. However, they did nothing when Israel killed their fellow Christians in...
Pope Shenouda said that the claims of Israel to possess the land of Palestine upon the promise of God to them in the Torah have no true bases. Israel was not established by the promise of God but by the British Balfour Promise. He added that no one in the Islamic world accepts Israel´s...
Pope Shenouda expressed his hope that the Arabic Summit, due to be held in Beirut, may bring about positive results that can serve the Arabic issues and help the Palestinians in their battle against Israel. He described the Palestinian martyrdom operations as a legal right.
The article cites parts of Pope Shenouda´s book “Christianity, Israel and the Issue of Jerusalem.” In this book, the pope refutes the fact that the Jews are God´s chosen people. He wrote that according to Christianity, God´s chosen people are all the people who truly believe in God
Pope Shenouda gave a lecture in the 34th Cairo International Book Fair about the human mind and the restrictions that prevent it from right thinking. After the lecture, the pope was asked many questions about his relationship with the Sheikh of the Azhar, the Palestinian issue, the role emigrant...
An interview with his holiness Pope Shenouda III covering the reality of the clash of civilizations, the different dates for celebrating Christmas and Easter, rumors of sectarian strife and extremism in religion and other subjects.

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