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In a press statement delivered yesterday, the minister of religious affairs, Dr. Muhammad Mūkhtār Jum`a, said that in the light of following the example of Prophet Muhammad, the ministry strives to revive the role of the early congregational mosque, since it was the first structure built by the...
  Interviewers: Cornelis Hulsman, Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview with Jerome Drevon, a French PhD student, focuses on the Islamic...
Interviewer: Quinta Smit Language of interview: Arabic (original interview; translator unkown); English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Requested and no objection received   Hānī Fawzī is responsible for social media and news at the Aṣāla Party, he talks about daily...
Interviewer: Quinta Smit Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview was conducted with a member of the Waṭan Party, just after he had left politics. He was never involved in politics...
Father Mattah al-Māskīn, before his consecration he was called Yūsuf Iskandar, was born on September 20, 1919 in Banhā,  Cairo. al-Māskīn participated in the Sunday School Movement and became a monk in 1948 knowing that the church could only be reformed from within. Students from the Sunday School...
Bishop Marqus is Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Shubrā al-Khaymah, Cairo since 1978. On more than one occasion, Bishop Marqus has rejected Coptic activists' allegations that Copts in Egypt are persecuted by the Egyptian government or by Muslims in general. The Bishop said that foreign...
Pope Tawadros leads his first Easter festivities amidst the ambiguity surrounding the position of the Copts. The transition from the late Orthodox Coptic Pope Shenouda III. Pope Tawadros, who led the Good Friday Mass called on worshippers at the Mass to pray for President Mohammed Mursi (Muhammad...
Pope Tawadros leads his first Easter festivities amidst the ambiguity surrounding the position of the Copts. The transition from the late Orthodox Coptic Pope Shenouda III to Pope Tawadros oversaw the development of a more complex relationship between the church and state. The Copts are saddened by...
Al-Dustūr printed an interview given to Al-Hayat radio by Pope Tawadros in the run-up to Easter and following the attack on the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo earlier this month.  He spoke about the attack on the Cathedral, the response of the President and the interior ministry and the impact of this...

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