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The newspaper, ‘Ālam al-Mashāhīr, is attempting to establish itself as an alternative to Waṭanī newspaper,especially after the outbreak of disagreements between Wạtanī’s editors and Pope Shenouda.
The crisis between Waṭanī and the Coptic Orthodox Church following the laymen’s conference seems to have become chronic. Pope Shenouda has not sent his weekly article to the newspaper for two weeks. While some attributed the issue to a new phase of the pope’s anger, sources assured that the pope...
Majdī Khalīl highlights the absolute importance of the concept of citizenship for Copts, believing that Copts should focus their attention on having their citizenship rights granted to them. He poses a number of suggestions on how to activate the Copts’ role in the Egyptian socio-political spectrum...
Kamāl Zākhir M?s? writes on the trend that has been increasing inside the Coptic Orthodox Church. It is heading toward a clash with enlightened laymen, instead of seeking ways of working together constructively.
‘Ālam al -Mashāhīr, a new Coptic weekly, for which Pope Shenouda will be writing and recommended by Bishop Bīsh?y is said to be a new rival for Watanī.
An example of differences between reality and ‘official’ reporting in reporting about a Holy Family celebration. Articles on the lack of consensus on and misuse of the definition of ‘terrorism.’ Kees Hulsman presented lecture on AWR at the Arab Thought Forum in Jordan.
Max Michel’s lawyer asserts the legitimacy of the archiepiscopate of Bishop Maximus I, expressing that Michel belongs to the Holy See of the Orthodox Church that adopts the Julian calendar.
Different Christian newspapers try to garner Coptic readers. Most of the papers are not of a good quality and most adopt exaggerated expressions to attract as many readers as possible.
The problems of Copts revealed in the reform conference were not mainly related to the Coptic Orthodox Church; many of the church problems can be attributed to the political and social problems resulted from the duality between the stance of the law and the practices literally applied.
An unresolved crisis now appears to be affecting relations between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the independent Christian newspaper Watanī.
Youssef Sidhum commemorates 48 years of Watanī International, and pledges to maintain their high journalistic standards, integrity and objectiveness.
The writer tackles the idea of reforming religious sermons, whether Islamic or Christian, through Dr. Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāh’s book entitled, ‘The Religious Speech in the Egyptian Mass Media in the Ninety’s.’
The Department of Market Control of the Egyptian stock market decided to prevent Christians from investing in shares in Faysal Islamic Bank.
Al-Maydān claims the Coptic Orthodox Church isolated Bishop Marqus and assigned Bishop Rūfā’īl in his place. Bishop Marques denies this.
A press review on a recent symposium about Copts’ participation in political life in Egypt. Participants of different perspectives expressed their viewpoints about the matter, and proposed practical steps to stimulate Copts’ participation in political life. The Muslim Brotherhood was also...
The recent conference entitled, ‘Laymen’s Look at the Church’s Problems,’ has caused a real crisis between the Coptic Orthodox Church and Watanī newspaper. It has revealed accumulating misunderstandings, which the so-called reform conference brought to head.
Coptic writer Jamāl As‘ad explains what he terms "totalitarianism in the name of religion." He provides two examples from both Muslim and Christian milieus: the Muslim Brotherhood’s reaction to Farūq Husnī’s anti-H...
The author of the article refers to a conflict that arose between the church and the Coptic newspaper Watanī, and discusses the church’s relationship with the Coptic press over the past century.
Council of State rules in favor of NGO status. Circulating rumors about Bishop Kyrillos of Naj al-Hammādī followed by demonstrations. PhD thesis declares Rose al-Yūsuf apostate, showing great divide between liberal minded journalists and traditionalist Islamic scholars.
The article discusses a study conducted by the author on the political and social circumstances of Copts.

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