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From his jail in the United States, Shaykh Omar Abdel Rahman, the spiritual leader of al- Gamaa’t al-Islāmīyah in Egypt, issued a controversial statement, in which he withdrew his support for their initiative to abandon violence. This initiative was originally launched in July 1997.
While Max Michael initiated a lawsuit against the Egyptian Minister of Interior, a group of Copts filed another lawsuit against Michel, accusing him of insulting Pope Shenouda. They referred to his civil history and to previous sentences against him.
The selection for pope number 118 of the Egyptian Orthodox church has been narrowed down to three top personalities: Bishop Bīshūy, Bishop Mūsá and Bishop Yu’annis.
The author, in this series of articles, criticizes Bishop Bīshūy, the secretary of the Holy Synod, and refutes the top clergyman’s claims about him, demanding that a trial for himself and Bīshūy be conducted instead of leaving "this authoritarian way of thinking" to consolidate its position...
The author of the article criticizes a proposed conference on reform, accusing it of deviating from its original purpose of proposing practical solutions for church reform to settling old scores with the so-called "promoters of wrong ideas" within the church.
This article celebrates the release of seven Copts who had been detained by State Security Investigation and details the story of Dimiana, who went missing last July.
An investigative report into the arrest of seven young men in the al-Marj district and the demonstrations that followed.
Coptic writer Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá comments on the affirmation of the conviction conference that was held in Fayyūm a few days ago, saying that it aimed at judging the reformists who call for developing the church.
Bishop Bīshūy considers himself to be God on Earth. He refuses to discuss with people who have opinions that differ from his. The author of the article reveals what he considered to be violations of the Christian doctrine in the writings of Bishop Bīshūī.
Pope Shenouda urged Copts to take preventive and cautious measures during their phone callsbecause State Security Investigation monitors them.
Copts in al-Muqattam protested against the illegitimate arrests of four priests and relatives of a Christian girl who converted to Islam and married a Muslim.
The story of a Coptic girl who claims she was kidnapped and asked to convert to Islam.
In this article the author tries to analyze bishop Bīshūy’s stance against him and other key Orthodox figures by quoting an email written by Dr. George Habīb Bibawi.
This article shows that bishop Bīshūy does not like the approach of Rose al- Yūsuf newspaper and wants Copts to boycott it, which is viewed by Copts as reversion in the church’s reform.
The article discusses the critical challenges facing the Coptic Orthodox church, especially with regard to Bishop Bīshūy’s attitude and the conference for doctrine affirmation.
The recent intensive conference seminars, which were supposed to be on doctrine, attacked several Coptic figures and church symbols, including as Father Mattá al-Maskīn, father Ibrāhīm ‘Abd al- Sayyid and Max Michel.
A Coptic researcher refutes the allegations of those who deny the existence of a Coptic era in Egyptian history.
The author emphasizes the importance of monastic life for the Coptic Orthodox Church. It describes its history and gives suggestions for boosting monastic life.
During the sessions of the ninth Orthodox Doctrine Conference in al-Fayyūm, Bishop Bīshūy presented a paper in which he drew a common line between the thoughts of Father Mattá al-Maskīn and Max Michel. He accused both of apostasy and breaking away from the Orthodox doctrine.
The expected conference for Coptic Orthodox youth on the ‘Da Vinci Code’ novel and discord between Pope Shenounda and Father Mattá al- Maskīn and Max Michel has already sparked controversy.
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