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The case of a Coptic young woman, āmāl Zakī Nasīm, is still open to all possibilities. Ten days after āmāl’s mysterious absence, security forces seem to be failing to obtain any clue about her place or state. The Egyptian press continues to report on the developments in the case.
A new alleged forced disappearance of an 18-year-old Coptic lady sparks protests in Egypt. The woman’s family and a considerable number of Copts are carrying out sit-ins at the church. The family accuses security forces of carelessness. Rumors spread about her escape to marry a Muslim colleague.
The author comments on the recent Shūrá Council’s mid-term elections. He believes that the coverage of the election was mediocre, and that poor press coverage of events is helping to further distance the concept of citizenship.
In the article, a large number of bishops of the Coptic Orthodox Church have been engaging in a hidden struggle to reach the papal seat.
The article represents the different viewpoints of the Muslims and Copts regarding Coptic-Muslim relations in Egypt and the political agenda of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The following review of Rose al-Yūsuf article shed the light on the consequences of Bibāwī’s controversial study that has been interpreted by Rose al-Yūsuf as deeming Pope Shenouda Kāfir. The meetings of the Holy Synod resulted in the excommunication of George Ḥabīb Bibāwī from the Coptic Orthodox...
The author discusses the increasing phenomenon of Coptic girls converting to Islam, and considers the reasons behind these conversions.
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
Council of State rules in favor of NGO status. Circulating rumors about Bishop Kyrillos of Naj al-Hammādī followed by demonstrations. PhD thesis declares Rose al-Yūsuf apostate, showing great divide between liberal minded journalists and traditionalist Islamic scholars.
The transcript of an interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman with Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá, in which Mūsá provides a background of his work and publications. Mūsá further describes his own experiences and confrontations with the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt.


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