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al-Fajr publishes echoes of Muhammad al-Bāz’s article against Pope Shenouda. Coptic figures defend Pope Shenouda and refute al-Bāz’s arguments.
A new sectarian incident took place in al-Dukhaylah province in Alexandria when some Muslims attacked a Coptic Orthodox Church after a normal quarrel between Muslim and Christian children. The attack left 25 injured on both sides and damages to the church building.
Many complaints were submitted to Pope Shenouda from individuals alleging that they had been treated poorly by priests.
A conflict between the church and a Coptic family over the possession of a house in the Upper Egyptian village of Dayr Mawwās ignited sectarian violence in the village when the Coptic family asked for the help of their Muslim neighbors and burnt the car of the bishop and some Coptic’ businesses.
The second session of the laymen’s conference did no better than the first. The session sparked severe reactions from the church. It called to reword the four Gospels of the New Testament and named the monastic life as “the random system.”
Muhammad al-Bāz talks about being threatened with death by an Islamic group after he published an article urging Islamic scholars to refine the Islamic heritage from superstitions and fabricated stories added to the life of Prophet Muhammad.
Muslims refuse the Vatican pope’s invitation to the Azhar shaykh.
Al-Fajr newspaper reports about Hanī ‘Azīz’s attempt to take possession of public property in Alexandria.
Egyptian intellectuals respond to an offensive cartoon depicting the grand imām of the Azhar dressed in papal robes with a cross in his hand published by an independent newspaper as a sign of protest to his potential visit to the Vatican.
A Christian surgery specialist was insulted and detained in Saudi Arabia after discussing Christian and Islamic faith with his fellow doctors and clarifying that he is an entrenched believer in Christianity.

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