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Bishop Thomas (known as Maurice Shawqī prior to his consecration) was born in 1957 and is the Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of al-Qūsīyah and Mīr in Assīūṭ, Egypt. When he first arrived to al-Qūsīyah, Bishop Thomas had big ideas about changes he wanted to make toward raising his...
Drs. Hulsman’s report discusses the state of past and present relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. The paper opens by giving information about Pope Shenouda III and the most important incidents that have taken place during his reign. The second half of the paper then looks at specific...
In the article, the author briefly reviews the patriotic history of the Egyptian church, showing painful feelings as some Egyptian Christians abroad have been calling for foreign interference in their own homeland.
The article deals with the operations of agricultural enterprises run by monasteries throughout Egypt. The focus falls on the recent growth of such enterprises and the high quality and low cost of the farm goods that come from them.
Lawyer of the Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah,Mamdūh Ismā‘īl, strongly denied any connection to Ayman al-Zawāhrī or acting under his instructions.
The Holy Synod’s decision to dismiss Bishop Ammonius was made in order to appease some members of the Holy Synod and a Coptic businessman.
Father ‘Abd al-Massīḥ Basīṭ sheds light on eminent Christian characters including Pope Shenouda.
The author continues his series of articles on Dr. Isaac Fānūs, and highlights his contributions to Coptic iconography as well as providing more information about his personal life.
Dr. ‘Adil Fakhrī discusses the Christian population in Egypt throughout history.
Coptic clergymen illegally build a wall that blocks the road leading to the airport of the Military Academy and to the two mosques in the area.
A great celebration took place on June 1st, in Saint Mary’s Coptic Church in Ma’adi, to commemorate the 2000th anniversary of the coming of the Holy Family to Egypt. The participation of Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and many other ministers, as well as Pope Shenouda III, The Sheikh of Azhar, Dr....
The author emphasizes the importance of monastic life for the Coptic Orthodox Church. It describes its history and gives suggestions for boosting monastic life.
The author discusses the two day conference organized by Coptic author Kamāl Zākhir Mūsa about reform that is needed in the Coptic Orthodox Church. The Coptic Orthodox Church has been trying to prevent this conference from taking place but it will start on the same day that Pope Shenouda celebrates...
Watani interviewed Samir Mitri Gayed, a member of the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association (N.E.H.R.A), a pressure group which is keen on opening up religious tourism in Egypt.
The weekly mentions AWR´s work in organizing Holy Family pilgrimages. the purpose of the Holy Family pilgrimages is to create an understanding between different cultures. AWR wants to encourage the visits of expatriates to any of the Holy Family locations because this will greatly enhance their...
Background information on Metropolitan Seraphim, head of the British Orthodox Church.
This report explains the escalations following the alleged conversion of a priest’s wife to Islam. Much background is given to the cultural context that explain why such an issue is so sensitive in Egypt. The report also shows that several of the organizers of the demonstration in Cairo have done...
Egyptian Coptic Christians agitated by two girls’ decision to convert to Islam have ended their sit-in at Mar Girgis church in al-Fayyum governorate, south of Cairo, Aljazeera reports.
On the occasion of the Coptic New Year’s Day, the Christian Church of Egypt gave a presentation in the auditorium of UNESCO, Paris, under the title of Le Nil Eternel (The Eternal Nile).
This article gives an overview of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt, by shedding light upon a book written on the subject by three writers specialized in Christian archeology, Egyptian religious affairs and the New Testament and history of the church.

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