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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...
The Coptic Orthodox Church has objected to the publication of a novel that it says contradicts Christian doctrine.
The Discovery Channel recently broadcast a documentary entitled, ‘The Lost Tomb of Jesus,’ which claims that Jesus was not resurrected and that his remains were found near Jerusalem. The author believes that it is a Jewish attempt to prove that both Christianity and Islam are fabricated religions,...
‘Ādil Jirjis analyses what Bishop Bīshūy said about the ‘Da Vinci Code’ book and film.
The expected conference for Coptic Orthodox youth on the ‘Da Vinci Code’ novel and discord between Pope Shenounda and Father Mattá al- Maskīn and Max Michel has already sparked controversy.
Al-Ahrām al-‘Arabī interviews the owner of al-Dār al -‘Arabīyah Li-al-‘Ulūm[Reviewer: The Arab publishing house for sciences], who is also the Lebanese publisher of Dan Brown’s best selling book, ’The Da Vinci Code.’
Political reform means overall reform with no exceptions and the empowerment of all social classes. The author reports on debates at the People’s Assembly over the representation of women in Parliament and questions why Christians are not represented.
The recent decision of the People’s Assembly to ban ‘The Da Vinci Code’ has provoked considerable controversy amongst Egyptian intellectuals, dividing opinions between those who defended the movie on grounds of freedom of expression and those who condemned it as blasphemous and misleading.
The author talks about a discussion he participated in about ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and freedom of expression in Egypt.
The Egyptian parliament yesterday debated the movie, ‘The Da Vinci Code’ at the request of several Coptic members, who demanded a ban on both the movie and the book for being blasphemous to Jesus Christ. The Egyptian minister of culture, Dr. Fārouq Husnī, vowed to ban the movie and to pull the...


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