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In an article published in the British journal, “The Independent,” reporter Robert Fisk described legislation to criminalize boycotting Israel as being stupid and in conflict with the foundations of democracy. The law, championed by Canada’s conservative leader, Stephen Harper, would define...
Muhammad Fahmī, an Egyptian journalist for al-Jazeera who was arrested in Egypt in 2013 on charges of spreading false news, reported that he would sue al-Jazeera in Canadian court. His lawyer reported that he plans to seek damages of 100 million dollars in compensation for his ordeal. Fahmī claims...
During my visit to my daughter Petra in Kenya in November 2014 I also visited two Catholic priests with great missions for humanity.
This is a comment on an article with a similar title published on April 13 on a blog called “Salamamoussa. Reclaiming Egypt,” named after Salāmah Mūsá (1887-1958). He was a well-known journalist, writer, and advocate of secularism and Arab socialism who was born into a wealthy, land-owning Coptic...
In the early 1960s during the tenure of late Pope Kyrillos VI, Coptic Orthodox Christians had only seven churches abroad – two in each of the United States, Canada and Australia and only in Britain (1).
Sāmih Fawzī discusses Egypt’s emigration problem, the need for greater transparency and Coptic expatriates. He also calls on Christians to be active players in Egyptian society andbelieves that in the modern age socio-economic factors are more of a uniting force than religion.
Dr. Philippe Fargues is a researcher and professor at the American University of Cairo who has investigated the complicated issue of Christian statistics in Egypt. While Pope Shenouda states that around 12 percent of the Egyptian population is Christian, CAPMAS estimates that the figure is actually...
Middle East Christians’ Organization dissolves its branch in Egypt and reveals its intention to complain to international society about the Egyptian government and the "persecution" that its members in Egypt were subjected to in jail.
Watani interviewed the Islamic scholar Jamal al-Bannā about his views concerning; the church, his opinion that religions do not contradict each other and his explanations for the growing extremism in Egyptian society.
The author reports on the forthcoming visit of Pope Shenouda to the U.S.

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