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Highlights of the meeting held at El-Sawy Culture Wheel on May 7, 2006, to launch the CAWU website, including a welcome address by Mr. Muhammad al-Sāwī, comments from former ministers Dr. Mamdouh al- Biltājī, Mr. Ahmed Māhir, Dr. Ahmad Juwaylī, head of the Protestant Community Council Dr. Safwat al...
The Egyptian Minister of Culture decided that Egypt will contribute a huge stone of Assuan granite to the monument for the Unknown Child in The Netherlands. His decision was followed by the visit of Mirjam and Sil van Oort, two representatives of the Rose Foundation, between December 7 and 17 2003...
The Church is witnessing some secret moves to pass a new regulation for papal elections. Informed sources close to the Church say that the modifications in the new regulation will tighten the grip of certain people over the church and will bring one of them to the papacy.
Readers may recall that the public discussion on church issues came about through an initiative of Pope Shenouda III, the Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark and his interviews with journalist Mahmoud Fawzī. Fawzi has since published these interviews in a series of books beginning in 1985, with the...
A group known as The Coptic Group for Church Reformation has led a vicious attack against Bishop Bishoy, demanding the elimination of his entourage, which has been a bad influence on Pope Shenouda and isolated him from his congregation.
This text reflects the discussion of a group organized by the RNSAW with two monks in the Monastery of Makarios based on the summary of the PhD Thesis of Dr. Wolfram Reiss (art. 23). The discussion covers the role of Father Matta al-Meskeen in the revival of the Coptic Orthodox Church, his...
Memories of Dr. Otto Meinardus, and the position he took between two cultures, particularly in relation to his stance on Coptic Orthodox traditions.
A priest and two members of the church board of Taha al-‘Ameda died after an accident with a speeding car driven by a police officer in the early hours of Sunday May 2. Problems started after six meters of a poorly built fence the old Mar Mina church in Taha al-‘Ameda collapsed because of a strong...
Father Henk van Ruijven (68), a good personal friend of mine, suddenly passed away. Henk had dedicated his live to Egypt and was a bridge builder who will be deeply missed.
Visiting the convent of Dimyana at the end of the pilgrimage festiva. Al-Usbū‘’s biased article about the Foreign Press Association is based on one source only. Al-Usbū‘ made no effort to ask the FPA for a comment before placing this article.

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