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Men of religion and intellectuals have expressed different opinions on the political participation of clergy. Priest of the Hanging Church, Father Marqus ‘Azīz sees nothing wrong with clergy playing an active role in the political arena. On the other hand, director of the Kalima Center for Human...
We wonder why Pope Shenouda did not investigate Zakariya Botros’s insults against Islam. Accountant and researcher in Coptic affairs Kamal Zakhir Moussa says that the church has to declare its official stance towards Zakariya Botros. He also asks Pope Shenouda to be more definite and transparent...
This report presents the interviews with nineteen people, 18 Egyptians and one American researcher about the importance of the work of Arab-West Report, people of different backgrounds, Muslims and Christians, clergy and non-clergy, including scholars and human rights lawyers. Christian...
Coptic sources expected Pope Shenouda would change his stance and agree to meet with members of the committee. Dr. Mustafa Al-Fiqi, head of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the People’s Assembly, stated that the [American] committee would not discuss issues related to Egyptian domestic affairs. Al-...
Recently, rumors have circulated that Christian girls are being raped and forced to announce that they are Muslims, and that they have been tricked in the supermarket stores of Awlad Ragab, the Al-Tawheed Wal-Nour shops, and the fast food chain Mo’men. Anyone with any sense should simply realize...
Usama Wadia reports what happened to Ingy Nagy William after the AWR team investigated the reasons of her conversion to Islam. Ingy ran away from her Muslim family in order to get married to her Muslim friend.
Sawt Al-Umma published a false statement that was attributed to engineer Michael Mounir, president of the U.S. Copts Association, saying that the association asked the U.S. to occupy Egypt militarily. The newspaper has published a provocative reportage titled “Coptic émigrés are asking for the...
Report about a visit to the location of the church-to-be in Al-Ubur City. A practically empty spot of land in a desert which is designated for building was found. The location had not been ’stormed’ by police and no people had been arrested as the US Copts Association had claimed. Photographs of...
Could the current US-led coalition war against Afghanistan result in tensions between Egypt’s two major religions? In Lebanon the split between Christians and Muslims has widened as each has taken the opposite side. Egypt, however, has experienced nothing of this kind.
The lawsuit Archpriest Andrawis Aziz filed against Pope Shenouda to cancel the decision that stripped him of his religious title and the report of the State Council Judges which viewed the decisions of the church as administrative decisions pushed Al-Kalema [the word] Center for human rights to...

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