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Sectarian strife in Egypt has been a hot topic of contention in the media. The following article presents a synopsis of incidents that have occurred in Egypt in the recent years. The author considers the reasons behind these attacks, the similar situations that they share, that is attacks that have...
The author considers the reactions to the incidents of sectarian sedition between Muslims and Christians in Bimhā, al-‘Ayyāt...
Catholic Priest Jirjis Wīsā Jirjis says in this interview that the marriage of Catholic clergymen is optional and that a priest might have the freedom not to confine his service to one particular church all his life.
Rūbīr al-Fāris writes about the history of the Sisters of Charity Federation, founded by St. Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac in France in 1633.
The author advocates for a unified law for building places of worship in Egypt, citing problems in obtaining a license to erecting a house for aged care that was connected to the Holy Virgin Church in Assiut as one situation that would be solved by such a law.
The Monastery of Al-Muharraq in Qusia hosted an Iftar dinner attended by a delegation from the Journalists Syndicate and a number of thinkers and writers as part of the annual meeting between the monks of the monastery and members of the Journalists Syndicate organized by the monastery.
The Church of the Virgin Mary in the village of al-Munshaa alKobra has been trying to obtain a building license for an old age home attached to it. However, the authorities deal with the building as a church building and not as an ordinary building. Thus the project should go along the road...
Around fifty Copts from the al-Qusiyya bishopric have signed a petition to Pope Shenouda complaining about what they call the protestant penetration of the Orthodox Church.
Deputies and politicians in Bahrain have objected the activities of the Democratic National Institute (DNI) in their country and question the legitimacy of its contacts with the civil society organizations, suspecting that the institute is part of the U.S. administration’s plan to geo-strategically...
The head of Al-Muharraq monastery said that the expelled monk accused him of getting part of the gold which he stole from a woman and of moral matters because he expelled him and refused his return to the monastery. He recounted how the relation of the expelled monk started with the monastery and...
In his book "I Confess," Gamal Asa’ad tells the story of his sad experience with the Tagammu party, especially its leaders, their unexplained position toward him, and their constant actions to contradict their beliefs. He believes that the Church is partially responsible for sectarian strife in...
For the first time, disputes among the pastors of the Free Methodist church are taking place. The problem started when disputes between many pastors of the Church and the head pastor of its General Council became widespread. This was due to the accusations of lying, stealing, cursing, violating the...
Hulsman called some Christians in Samalut and learned from them about the problems around renovating a church. He also describes the difficulties with church renovation in Egypt in general which is not so much a matter of obtaining a permit or not but depends a lot on local bureaucrats and...
At the "Quddaas Al-Arbaien" held last Thursday in the Archangel Michael Church for the spirits of those who were killed in Al-Kosheh was presided over by Bishop Wissa of Al-Balyana and Dar Al-Salaam, General Bishop Yo’annes, the delegate of His Holiness the Pope, and the secretary of the pope. A...
Without any introductions, it is known that playing with the Coptic issue is an old colonial card. Cromer used it, the Zionists used it, and nowadays, the Americans are using it to harm national unity! The latest scandals: 5 Copts going to America to find solutions for the problems of Copts! ...
The security authorities discovered that two brothers set a trap for the monk inside the fields that were near the monastery.
The news about the death of this monk was published last Friday, but newspapers gave no details about the incident. We have, therefore, decided to reveal the mystery of the incident.
The diocese of Orthodox Copts in Qusiya organizes a series of symposia as part of a campaign to assure that there are no barriers between Muslims and Christians, as evidenced by their participation in all of these events. "We select participants for these symposia from public figures with national...
The American Zionists conspiracies in the last two decades wanted to mislead the Copts. To weaken their traditional relations with Muslims they have used disloyal Coptic Organizations that work from abroad and co-operate with some Westernized people in Egypt.
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