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Transcript of Dr. Anas Abū Shādī's address “Counter Insult with Arguments by the Pen and Other Non-Violent Means.” (January 27, 2015)
Cornelis Hulsman: The Dutch daily newspaper Trouw is publishing a series of articles under the title “Europe’s Fraying Edges.” The articles discuss themes related to the countries surrounding Europe, of course including the countries of Northern Africa. I agree with the author that there is...
Meanwhile, the church approved that the majority, the Muslim Brotherhood, should form a new government if the government of Dr. Kamāl al-Janzūrī was sacked on condition that it would be representative of all groups in the society, a church source said. Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III wishes that...
Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah, the chairman of the Coptic Orthodox Church Holy Synod’s Information Committee, said the country is already groaning, rejecting calls to start civil disobedience in protest at the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF)’s continuation in power. “We have to work...
The Egyptian Ministry of Awqāf decided to apply a more holistic approach to Qur’ān Schools in major mosques to teach Quranic sciences and to protect young people from the influence of extremist groups.
During the inauguration of the Abū Bakr al-Siddīq Cultural Camp in Alexandria for training imams and preachers Sunday evening, Egyptian Minister of Endowments [Awqāf] Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah said the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs is taking giant steps in publishing books to correct...
In her column this week, the author, Fāṭimah Nāʿūt, condemns the court’s decision sentencing Shaykh ʿAbdallah Naṣr to an undefined prison time. “Will he be detained in prison for months, or maybe for years, if no one responds to our call for setting him free?”, the author writes.
Rev. Rif`at Fatḥī, Secretary General of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC), said: " The call for the establishment of interfaith relations has increased because of globalization, the recognition of the common denominators between religions and cultures, and at the same time the rise of religious...
‘The Pope of Reform’ is how Pope Tawadrūs II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, is called five years after he was chosen in an altar ballot during a Liturgical service at the Cathedral on 4 November 2012, succeeding the late Pope Shinūda III.
During his reception to a delegation of African journalists and media professionals at the papal headquarters, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs talked about Egypt's long history, the good relationship between al-Azhar and the Church, and the role of the latter in promoting the development of society. 

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