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“Art is the language of the entire human personality.”-Naguib Mahfouz Driven by an interesting childhood in Senegal, he strives to build bridges using art. Paul-Gordon Chandler will leave Egypt this summer after leading St. John’s Church in Maadi for over ten years. Where he will go, he is not sure...
Al-Azhar appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to emphasize the rule of law and work on bringing all political powers together at the dialogue table to renounce schism and provide a proper and rational atmosphere to finalize a consensus constitution expressive of all segments of the Egyptian people...
The Coptic Orthodox Church prohibited the five candidates for papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, from appearing on satellite channels before the election of the 118th pope. [Mustafá Rahūmah, al-Watan, Oct. 16, p. 3] Read original text...
Presidential candidate Ahmad Shafīq said Christians are full partners in the nation, pledging if he won the elections, he would choose a highly-efficient Christian woman as vice president to cover religion and sex in the same time. [Ashraf Sharaf and Sarhān Sinnārah, al-Akhbār, May 16, p. 5] Read...
The Coptic Orthodox Church on Friday morning (April 27) started receiving applications of candidacy for the post of the 118th pope in succession of Pope Shenouda III and will continue receiving papers for 20 days, the remaining time of the 60 days set by the 1957 statute. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām,...
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
A state of disgruntlement was sparked among a number of Coptic Orthodox bishops who were absent from last week’s meeting at the Saint Mark Cathedral to discuss names of possible presidential hopefuls and others to represent the church in the constitutional assembly, according to a source inside 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...
The testimony of Field Marshal Hussein Tantāwī, the head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, as a witness in the trial of former president Husnī Mubārak, has been postponed to September 24, judicial sources said yesterday.

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