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A number of Coptic political thinkers said that a national dialogue among opponents and supporters after the referendum would spare the country the danger of divide and would stabilize it before it turns into a revolution driven by starvation.
Coptic thinker Rafīq Habīb said the war being waged by the secularist powers and elite on the Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom and Justice Party, Islamist parties and the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt are all battles against the Islamic identity, the same thing that...
Bishop Angaelos [Anjilūs], the Pope’s secretary for the Coptic Orthodox dioceses of the USA, returned to Egypt this week and met Pope Tawāḍrūs II yesterday to discuss the demands of the priests and the congregation of t Northern Shubra, Cairo, which he supervised before he was appointed secretary...
Pope Tawadros fulfilled an earlier promise of communicating with youth and responding to their questions and problems.
“A detailed life of Jesus,” a book that has appeared in many Coptic Orthodox book stores,  caused much controversies as it contains a variety of falsities about the life of Jesus Christ, including a kiss from Virgin Mary to Jesus.
Kamal Zākhir, the Founder of the Secular Coptic Current, has undergone a harsh attack on the social networking sites after the sermon he delivered in Mary Girgis Church at al-Qulalī district, Cairo; moreover, the sermon created controversy between the conservative and reformist currents in the...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros has led a mass in St. Antonios’ Church in Abū Dhabi on Saturday May 10, on the second day of his visit to the UAE.     
Pope Tawadros has met with Anne Marlborough, EU Commission’s legal,  human rights and gender equality analyst.
Rev. Andrīyya Zākī, vice president of the Middle East Association of Evangelical Churches in Egypt has thanked Ibrāhīm Mahlab, Prime Minister for receiving the executive members of the association during their presence in Cairo recently
Pope Tawadros stated that he is a student of  Pope Kyrillos and Pope Shenouda.
The Pope also warned against atheism, calling it a form of rebellion against God, the family and the self.
The Coptic Orthodox Church have criticized the Coptic movements that have announced its attempt to nominate names on the Nūr party lists.
Pope Tawadros encourages youth to read and republish books pertaining to Coptic history.
A source close to the Coptic Orthodox Pope stated that Bishop Pochamius received Bishop Serabion the head of the St. Bishoy Monastery in his room in Salām Hospital in Muhandisīn
Coptic writer Jamāl As’ad stated that the discussion about the positive discrimination for Copts in an appropriate manner, as the constitution stated, will open gates to a grand fitnah (strife) in society. He requested that the Church be removed away from politics. He also critiqued the pope’s...
Eildert Mulder takes issue with Janneke Stegeman’s claim of “the myth of religiously motivated violence.” Of course, there is more than only religiously motivated violence, but Islamic extremists have demonstrated that Islamic inspired violence exists, however much this is despised by the great...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
An article in memorium of Metropolitan Bishop Bishoy (1942-2018)
Editor AWR: Matthew Anderson was ordained in 2005 as priest in the Anglican Church in the USA, taught at the School of Alexandria and served the Anglican/Episcopal Diocese of Egypt between 2009 and 2011. Upon return to the USA he continued with a PhD study on blasphemy in Islam at Georgetown...
Editor AWR: The Center for Arab-West Understanding had invited Prof. Dr. Ḥassan M. Wajīh Ḥassan to provide a response to a lecture of H.E. Lord George Carey on July 13, 2018. Dr. Wajīh suffered of pain in his spine and was unable to come and for that reason wrote a “response” to a lecture that he...

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