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Acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius and Minister of Antiquities Muhammad Ibrāhīm co-inaugurated the first museum of the belongings and possessions of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām, July 20, p. 6] Read original text in Arabic
Coptic movements and figures slammed a so-called fatwá by Dr. Yāsir Burhāmī, the deputy chairman of the Salafī Da’wah (Call) Movement, rendering as harām (religiously forbidden in Islam) any taxi drivers getting priests to their churches and said “this is worse than driving some people to pubs”....
In an early hour of Thursday (July 19), Major General ‘Umar Sulaymān, the former vice president and Egypt’s spy chief, breathed his last of cardiopulmonary problems at Cleveland Clinic in the U.S. state of Ohio. He was 77. “The Egyptian embassy is now undertaking procedures to carry the body to ...
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution of 1971 reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists sought removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the...
[Reviewer’s Note: According to the Israeli website NRG, Ben-Ari was quoted as saying, “This abhorrent book promoted the murders of millions of Jews during the Inquisition and the autos da fé…this is an ugly missionary provocation by the Church, there’s no doubt that the book and its senders belong...
Another Coptic activist, John Tal’at, called for expelling the Israeli ambassador in response to Ben-Ari’s destroying a New Testament, urging strong actions against such “insolence”. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 20, p. 13] Read original text in Arabic
[Reviewer’s Note: The paper mentioned that Israeli Member of Knesset Michael Ben-Ari from the National Union Party has burnt a copy of the Bible while he actually tore a New Testament from a copy of the Holy Book and threw it in the trash bin] Najīb Jabrā’īl, Chairman of the Egyptian Union for...
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists seek removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the word ‘...
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists seek removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the word ‘...
Dr. Safwat al-Bayādī, the head of the CopticEvangelicalChurch in Egypt, called on the general Evangelical council and heads of Evangelical synods to meet on Friday (July 13) to exchange views on the current developments and Article II of the Constitution. [Husnī Mīlād, al-Akhbār, July 11, p. 10] ...

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