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Douglas May is an American Catholic priest who works with CIDT. Between 1984 and 2007, Doug worked for 10 years as a member of the formation-education team at St. Leo the Great Coptic Catholic Seminary located in the Maadi suburb of Cairo, Egypt. Doug reflects on his 23-year friendship with the...
Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, called for establishing a council for Egyptian churches to be tasked with negotiating with the new regime to achieve Copts’ demands, stressing unity of Christian denominations to seek solutions for Coptic problems, including the...
Salafi politics has taken Egypt by storm. This has surprised many commentators who underestimated their base of thought and non-political nature. For others, it has been a validation of years of Salafi work in mosques and surrounding communities to preach Islam and help the poor.   As an aid to...
One must be cautious when writing about religious leaders, as they have mastered the art of speaking to an audience. Humans have a penchant for self-deception and self-justification; when mixed with religious language manipulation is easily manufactured, even if unintentionally advanced. People who...
As an intern at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation, my main aim has been to foster intercultural relations between the West and the Arab world. Integrated in a research team, I had the opportunity to delve into precise topics (such as the issue of mosque building in Egypt), and...
Some think that Egyptians should not harbor any fears about the Salafīs and that we should not be exaggerating, but what is happening on the ground does not augur well at all.
Fully deserving of his many titles, the glorious scholar and professor, Dr. Ahmad ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Sāyih passed away on July 7, 2011, fully engaged in life at the age of 74. Dr. al-Sāyih died while filming an interview for the revolutionary-born al-Tahrir Television channel, speaking about his...
Muslims and Copts were receiving condolences for the victims of Manshiyyat Nāsir's events in one pavilion. A father of a victim said that murderer of his son is thugs not Muslims, thugs that were assigned by the National Democratic Party and the State Security. Meanwhile, Copts formed human shields...
Friday preachers from different Cairo mosques focused yesterday on the events of fitnah of 'Ātfīh which Egypt's been witnessing lately. The preachers stressed the duty to protect Christians and their worship places as directed by Islamic sharī'ah. In al-Rushdān mosque in Nasr City, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah...
 Headline: Fitnah ‘invisible fingers’ threat to burn Egypt - 13 dead, 140 injured in ‘Manshiyyat Nāsir’s’ battle.. ‘Revolution coalition’ call for million to support national unity tomorrow - Sources accused ‘State Security’ and ‘NDP’ of flaming sectarian events..Tantāwī warns from outside forces...

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