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 [AWR: this interview was recorded, transcribed and translated by Diana Maher Ghali]
The Coptic Orthodox Church's Holy Synod formed an 18-member committee that will make a list of nominees for the patriarchic chair. Clergymen on the committee included Bishop Hīdrā of Aswan, Bishop Benjamin of Monufia, Bishop Būla of Tanta, Bishop Abrām of al-Fayoum, Bishop Serapion of Los Angeles...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...
Egyptian Christians are mourning the death of Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch Shinūdā III, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 88. Pope Shinūdā (August 3, 1923 - March 17, 2012) was extremely popular among millions of common Christians. A charismatic reformer and an advocate of Christian...
Dr. ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Abū al-Futūh is a frontrunning candidate in the Egyptian presidential elections. He has been a member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Council for twenty-five years, but now finds himself officially outside the organization as a result of his desire to run for the presidency...
Text presented for the European-Arab Dialogue Conference at Crete, April 14-16, 2011. In the past 50 years millions of migrants from southern Mediterranean countries have entered Europe. Of course Europe has witnessed migration gulfs earlier but this one was the first with so many people coming...
During the last six months, it is noted that the Egyptian political life has interacted with many of the political documents. All of which revolve around the form of the next Constitution through what have been called by the media “supra-constitutional articles,” which must be taken into account in...
Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) Secretary-General in Alexandria, Husayn Ibrāhīm, said that the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) parliament members will activate the second article in the constitution calling it as a 'National Security' and filtering laws from anything that is against the Islamic Sharī'ah....
 Dr. 'Imād al-Dīn 'Abd al-Ghafūr, the president of the Salafī-al-Nūr Party, said that his party will defend the 2nd Article in the constitution until death. He said that the majority of the public are religious Muslims and that is their identity. Read original text in Arabic
 Dr. Sa'īd Kāmil, secretary general of the Democratic Front Party, said that Article II in the Constitution is a red line and the people will protect it, adding that this article assures the right for Copts, and Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III admitted it. [Reviewer's Note: This text has no link...

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