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Al-Nūr Party has warned against amending the article. Dr. Sha’baān Abdal ‘Alīm, the assistant secretary general of the party, stated that amending the third article may allow the marriage of gays and stated that Islam only recognizes Christianity and Judaism.
In an interview hosted by Ṣada al-Balad, Dr. Rev. Andrīyya Zakī of the Coptic Evangelical Church declared that marriage of homosexual has no theological grounds, and cannot be therefore accepted by the Church, stressing that the Church does not close her door to anyone.
Mona Abu Senna [Munā Abū Sanna]: Fighting corruption requires tackling the economy Mona Abu Senna: Political leadership is not solely responsible for high prices Mona Abu Senna: Economic measures are right so as to prevent the collapse of the state Murad Wehbe [Murād Wahiba] : Fundamentalism...
Note of AWR editor in italics: On October 3, some 35 archbishops and bishops of the Anglican Communion gathered in Cairo, Egypt, to attend the 6th Trumpet of the Global South. The Bishops of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East are challenging a court ruling that states that the...
The visit of Shaykh Qaradawi to the UK trigged angry British media responses. The Shaykh was described as an extremist, a radical and a hard-liner. Shaykh Qaradawi’s support of martyrdom operations carried out by Palestinians and his calls for punishing homosexuals were highlighted as evidence of...
The article is about Kathleen McGown’s ‘The Expected One,’ a new book in which its writer claims she belongs to Christ’s "offspring."
Ikrām Lam‘ī refers to the contradiction of the political agenda of Islamist groups in Egypt, who reject a religious president like George Bush, and hail the return of the secular Democratic Party.
Ahmad Khālid sees that the reason behind backwardness in the Arab world, particularly in Egypt, is the rigidity and deficiency of religious discourse. He argues that Egypt nowadays suffers from the absence of authentic clergy.
The author praises the stand of Pope Shenouda against homosexuality.
The Sheikh of the Azhar sent a message to the bishop of Canterbury to support the stance of the Episcopal Church, which rejects homosexuality and homosexual marriage. He affirmed that all divine religions agreed upon prohibiting homosexual relations.
Pope Shenouda stressed that the Egyptian Church will continue fighting homosexuality. He said that the church issued a statement against homosexuality, which is against the teachings of the Holy Bible and against nature itself.
The author comments on the homosexual ‘marriage’ of an Anglican bishop. He comments that this action is a violation of Christian teachings and violation of human rights as well. He praises the stand of Pope Shenouda against homosexuality.
Father Marcos Aziz Khalil comments on the issue of homosexuality in the light of the teachings of the Holy Bible. He stresses that it is a sin which Christianity condemns and is totally against. He also comments on the Biblical characteristics that a person should have to be a bishop. He wants to...
The text comments on the spread of homosexuality among Roman Catholic clergy and discusses the medical problems around homosexuality. It reports the attitudes of human rights organizations as well as those of Pope John Paul II and Pope Shenouda III toward the issue.
An inter-religious dialogue meeting between the Azhar and the Anglican Church was canceled by the Azhar. The reason is the admission of American Bishop John Robinson, who is homosexual.
Pope Shenouda declared that he would start an international campaign against homosexuality. He revealed to the Middle East News Agency that he received death threats while he was in Australia because of his stand against homosexuality.
The Holy Council of the Orthodox Church condemned legalizing homosexuality either through acknowledging the marriages of homosexuals or having them appointed as clergymen, as happened lately with the homosexual bishop of New Hampshire, US
The writer comments on the crisis of the Anglican Church in Britain after discovering that Dr. George Carey, the former bishop of Canterbury, consecrated two homosexual bishops.
For the first time, members of an American Episcopal Church have chosen a man as bishop who frankly declared that he is a homosexual.
Through their Internet site www.gayegypt.com , gays in Egypt “insulted” the Prophet Muhammad by interpreting some events in his life as an indication of gayness.


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