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This article reports on sectarian tension in Suez after a Christian girl accused a Muslim farmer of raping her.
Rihāb al-Sayyid reports on a Coptic who had a heart attack during an argument with a Muslim in a wedding.
Final results of the elections held on April 8 are pending announcement. The article discusses voter turnout, and the reactions of voters after the elections.
A Copt was forced to withdraw from the Shūrá Council elections in the interest of the nominee of the ruling National Democratic Party. While the church urges Coptic youth to lead a positive role in public life and calls to establish a Muslim-Christian committee for this aim, many Coptic thinkers...
Since Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif took over as murshid [guide] of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in 2004, the group has seemed more politicized than ever. The group has participated, directly or indirectly, in the political actions and dialogue, played its part in the reform process, and expressed...
The article reports about two studies discussed in the conference held under the title “Religious thought in a rapidly changing world” which was organized by the forum of the dialogue of cultures at the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services.
The differences between the monastery of Antonius and the Red Sea governorate were blown up in Western media, fired up by Coptic activists in the West. The monasteries wish for protecting peace and quiet in the area was understandable but their method of protesting is questionable. Egyptian...
Memories of Dr. Otto Meinardus, and the position he took between two cultures, particularly in relation to his stance on Coptic Orthodox traditions.
Obituary of Otto Meinardus, eminent Coptologist and prolific writer who died at the age of 79 on September 18, 2005.
A description of the history of the conflicts around the development of the convent of Patmos on the Cairo-Suez road. This text was written in May 2003 and presented to the Egyptian press center in the hope to get a response from Egyptian authorities. This response has not come.


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