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Coptic clerics and thinkers emphasize that religious satellite channels should avoid offending other beliefs.
Diana al-Dab‘ discusses the issue of healing miracles through Christian satellite channels, a major phenomenon which has prompted statements from prominent religious figures in Egypt.
Some Christian satellite channels present many social and religious programs, amongst them the Lebanese channel “Nour” that sometimes hosts discussions with Muslim scholars. Yet other controversial channels, such as “al-Hay āa” (al-Hay āt) promote religious fanaticism, especially the T.V. program “...
There are more than 32 Christian satellite channels in the world directed at Egypt and the Middle East. The number of Islamic channels is continuously increasing. It is as if they are in satellite competition.
Can the launching of two satellite channels by the Coptic Orthodox Church be in response to other Christian channels that promote sectarian sedition?
Following its policy of stirring up sectarian and ethnic differences, the Ibn Khaldoun Center, which is headed by Saad Eddin Ibrahim, held a symposium last week in which Naguib Gebril and Kamal Boulis spoke. Titled “Egyptianizing Egypt,” Gebril severely attacked Egypt’s relationship to Arabism and...
The TV Channel of Al-Hayat, broadcast on the European Satellite, claims to be calling for Christianity and at the same time it is quite far from Christian morals that urge tolerance and respect to the faiths of others. A large number of Coptic intellectuals became aware of the threats posed by the...
Last week, the TV channel Sat 7, a Christian missionary satellite channel, received tens of angry messages from Muslim viewers concerning the missionary channel’s program, “Questions in Faith,” that is directed at Muslims. The program discusses sensitive issues in Islamic fiqh [jurisprudence]...
There are some Christian Arabic-language satellite channels that target Arabs and Muslims. These channels play a serious role in what is falsely labeled “missionary” work. What actually happens falls into the realm of a clash between religions and igniting the fire [between Christianity and...
Sat-7, a satellite channel targeting Christian viewers made a clarification saying that it does not air the program “Questions in Faith,” which outlines the difference in faith between Christianity and Islam. The program is actually aired on Hayat TV. The following day Pope Shenouda appeared on...
A source working with al-Hayat-TV in Egypt informed us that al-Hayat does not receive hate-mail despite sarcastic or offensive remarks about Islam in the program "Questions in Faith." The story of the unburned Bible in the SAT-7 studio has been popping up every now and then but has all appearance...
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