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The article talks about fears of using violence by the banned Muslim Brotherhood group in order to reach power in Egypt, following in the steps of its ally the Ḥamās group in Gaza.
The article discusses the platform of the long-awaited Muslim Brotherhood party. When Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyūmī rejects the idea of establishing the Islamic Ummah, Sāmiḥ Fawzī refers to their trend to turn the basis of the political process from patriotic into sectarian.
The Civil Status Court rejects the testimony of a Christian man who had previously made the same testimony. The Coptic man sent a letter to al-Fajr expressing his disappointment and frustration at feeling that he was a second-class citizen.
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.
A Christian woman has managed to obtain a certificate of denominational change. The certificate states that the woman joined the Orthodox Church in March 12, 2006. She filed for Khul‘ before the family court, against her husband to whom she was married according to the Coptic Orthodox creed.
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.

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