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al-Ahrām interviews Pope Shenouda to hear his comments on recent events involving the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Egyptian media writing about George Bibāwī allegedly calling Pope Shenouda Kāfir. Reasons behind the tensions between Bibāwī and Pope Shenouda and the consequences of these conflicts for the Coptic Orthodox Church. Islamists feeling that Copts receive preferential treatment from authorities.
The author discusses the increasing phenomenon of Coptic girls converting to Islam, and considers the reasons behind these conversions.
A document is issued by the bishop of Naj‘ Ḥammadī following the conversion of two Coptic men to Islām. The bishop accuses fundamentalist Islamic groups of exploiting the poor financial circumstances of some Christian young men to oblige them to convert.
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 article is an interview with Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III. He comments on the relation between the church and the state, opposition within the church, divorce among Copts, homosexuality, his relations with former president Sadāt and his relation with Archpriest Mattá al-Maskīn [Yūsuf...
The three authors criticize reporting in the Layman, an American Presbyterian publication, claiming Christians in Egypt are persecuted. They believe the author of this article was ill-informed and provided readers with wrong information. The Layman got the opportunity to respond to their criticism...
AWR’s American intern writes about 220 years of religious freedom in the U.S., arguing that one standard must be applied to all.
CIDT organizes a discussion on the subject “Freedom of expression and respect for ‘the other’. How to respond if one is offended?” AWR providing examples of both Muslim and Christian polemics. Former Dutch Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Van Agt is visiting Egypt in May to launch the Center for...
A digest of articles covering Coptic-Muslim Brotherhood relations, focusing on American Coptic leader Michael Munīr’s recent visit to Egypt, halting attempts to establish dialogue between the two groups and the impact of the Brotherhood’s success in the last parliamentary elections on Muslim-Coptic...

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