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This article addresses the reaction of many bloggers, facebook users, and internet users to the incidents of Nag Hammadi, and other violent sectarian events in Egypt. There are many groups forming on facebook calling for everything from the execution of the shooters in Nag Hammadi to their...
Al-Wafd interviews Muná Makram ‘Ubayd and discuss Muslim – Christian relations.
This article is an interview and discussion with Anba Mina, Abbot of Mar-Girgis Monastery in Khatatba, as well as some other ministers of the Church, about the religious ideals of Coptic Christians in Egypt. The author and interviewer desires to understand how the Church in Egypt is philosophically...
CIDT’s Jayson Casper reports on a panel discussion held at the JaffaCenter entitled The Fatimid State: Protecting the Holy Places of Mecca and Jerusalem”.
This article examines the relationship between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, looking at the difference between the past and current relations especially. Both moderate Christians and Muslims are interviewed, and say that because of rising extremism there have been more sectarian incidents within...
This article discusses the life of Adli Abadir, a famous businessman and Copt in Egypt and Europe, who died in 2010. He was a close friend to Youssef Sidhom and this article is his remembrance of his dear friend and colleague. .
This article deals with the issue of Church building within the Egyptian government and society. The crime at Naj Hammadi has raised this problem to greater heights, but the government still drags its feet on this issue. The author makes the point that the government’s lack of care concerning the...
The author writes about the role of the Coptic Church throughout Egyptian history, and why Copts turn to the church in times of crises.
Al-Wafd reports on Maurice Sādiq’s attacks on major Christian figures in Egypt.  
“Don’t cry for me, mother; to a martyr you’ve given birth. Murderers killed your son, on a night of Christmas mirth.”  These lines of poetry were crafted for the fortieth day memorial service held for the six young Egyptian Christians randomly gunned down while exiting a Coptic Christmas Eve mass,...

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