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Memories of Dr. Otto Meinardus, and the position he took between two cultures, particularly in relation to his stance on Coptic Orthodox traditions.
An in-depth criticism of the Coptic Church’s actions, which serve to widen the divide between Copts and Muslims in Egypt.
“All judges will not live for long, while the condemned, Khaled, is eternal.” With these words Abdel Rahman Al-Abnudy [a famous Egyptian poet] said goodbye to Khaled Al-Islambuli, Sadat’s assassin. Khaled Al-Islambuli appeared for the first time on 23 September 1981, when the leader of his unit...
Bishop Bimen of Khatatba passed away. Comment on the Bishop of Shubra al-Kheima’s remarkable advertisement in the Coptic weekly Watani. Report on the visit to Upper Egypt; Malawi.
President Mubarak’s decision to make Coptic Christmas, January 7, a national holiday.
Clarification of the purpose of RNSAW in responding to circulating rumors.
Bishop Samuel liked very much to see a revival of ancient Coptic traditions. Al-Ahram Weekly’s editor-in-chief, Hosny Guindy, has been praised for his strong ethical principles. Guindy was a fine example of a Copt who was able to obtain a leading position in Egyptian society, despite claims of some...
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...
The report of the committee headed by Dr. Jamāl al-‘Utayfī on the al-Khankah sectarian events in 1972 is excellent. Many of its recommendations, have however, not been followed up thoroughly with the consequence that many of the factors that played a role in the tensions in 1972 still play a role...
Text of a lecture for students and professors of different faculties at the University of Copenhagen, November 3, 2004, about plans to establish the Center for Arab-West Understanding in Cairo, Egypt. The text explains that intercultural tensions do exist but can be combated with good information.

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