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On Sunday 14th of September, more than 200 Copts attacked a police station in the village Jabal al-Tayr, belonging to the governorate Minya, with Molotov cocktails which hurt three policemen and destroyed three police cars.
Many women believe that they pay an expensive price for the presence of radicalism and fundamentalism across all three [Abrahamic] religions. In Egypt, the issue of being a Christian woman assuming a senior religious role remains a big problem. Recently, Coptic women started to seek to...
Michael Munīr was born in 1968 in Egypt in Abu Qurqas near Minia to a Coptic Catholic family even though he today considers himself Coptic Orthodox. Munīr refers to his life in Egypt as a member of an oppressed Christian minority without religious freedom, citing this as his reason to emigrate to...
A Muslim girl has died from injuries sustained after jumping out of a minibus, to avoid being molested by men.
Rumors have spread about the escalating tension between the Coptic public and the church leadership. While many voices complained about the “tyranny” of the church leadership, church sources denied the rumors and attributed the problems and protests to misunderstandings.
Usāmah Salāmah comments on the letters of Father Marqus and Munīr Bishāy about Father Marqus’ last interview with al- Miṣrī al-Yawm.
The article presents a dialogue with the famous Egyptian geologist, Dr. Rushdī Sa‘īd, in which he talks about Copts and citizenship.
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
The author reviews the recommendations of the 4th expatriate Copts conference held in the state of New Jersey, which included demands to amend the second article of the constitution asserting that Islam is the State’s official religion, and an official apology for the regime’s crimes against the...
As al-Majlis al-Mīllī [Coptic Orthodox Denominational Council] elections draw near, some Coptic figures, intellectuals and clergymen have criticized the church for interfering in the elections. Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria has been accused of favoring a circle of Copts close to him....
The author records the comments of Coptic lawyer Mamdouh Nakhla, who opposed the president maintaining his authority relating to church-building decisions.
Mamdouh Nakhla, who submitted a proposal to establish a Coptic party, answers questions about the objectives of such a party.
Coptic and Islamic thinkers react to the plan to establish a Coptic party.
The surprising announcement by lawyer Mamdouh Nakhla of his intention to establish a political party, named the Coptic Nation opened the debate on religious parties in Egypt.
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to give a lecture on his work for the RNSAW at a conference on "Media and Interreligious Dialogue" in Vienna, Austria on November 8 and 9. The conference had been organized by the International Press Institute in Vienna, the Department of Communication Science...
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