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Drs. Hulsman comments on a frequently referenced Qur’ānic verse that comments on compulsion in religion, and the misinterpretation that frequently accompanies the verse.
While monks resume their sit-in at the monastery of Abū Fānā, Coptic communities abroad are organizing demonstrations protesting the incidents. The following presents an up-to-date review of the aftermath of the Abū Fānā attacks.
‘Amr Bayyūmī reports about the suggestion that churches in Egypt form a supreme committee to work on solving problems facing Christians.
The author reviews the life of Nus’hī ‘Abd al-Shahīd who started and fostered an organization for the translation and study of the writings of the fathers and theology.
The author tackles the problem of Dr. George Habīb Bibāwī, who was dismissed from church. The author says that Pope Shenouda will not revoke his decision, violating the report by the state commissioners who said that the decision lacked part of the conditions of its enforcement. Conflict is...
The article sheds light on the discussions between Copts and Muslims concerning reports from both sides on the Abū Fānā incidents. More viewpoints are inserted by the author most of which seem to place the blame on the state of Egypt.
A special committee led by the governor of Minya travels to Abū Fānā in order to draw the borders of the monastery after brutal attacks. The committee departed the area without a conclusion after much debate over conflicting maps. Officials insist the attacks were not a crime but a land dispute...
The Egyptian press has reported on Pope Shenouda’s medical trip to the U.S and brought to the surface again speculation about who will succeed the current patriarch.
While the uproar in the wake of the first attack against the Abū Fānā monastery continues, monks were again attacked and stoned by people from the tribal communities. Heated discussions and debates on the issue are still being reported in the media. Muslims accuse the monks of killing a young man...
The article examines dissensions between different Christian denominations regarding the new unified personal status law for Copts.
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church has excommunicated George Habīb Bibāwī. Bibāwī is launching a lawsuit to contest the decision and states that the Synod is a religious authority not a legal one.
‘Amr al-Bayyūmī writes about the church’s decision to issue identification cards for its bishops.
The article discusses the fact that the issue of the new Personal Status Law amendment is still unsettled among all denominations.
The Ecclesiastical Reform Group holds its third conference on citizenship.
Al-Jamā‘ah al-Islamīyah has issued a statement claiming that the Coptic Orthodox Church calls for sectarian tension.
‘Abd Allāh al-Sināwī writes about the recent conditions of political life in Egypt, commenting on the situation of the church and the Brotherhood.
Karīmah Sūwaydān writes about the initiative to establish a Catholic university in Egypt.
Mīrā Mamdūh interviews Madyunis Dibeach, an artist whose engravings depict scenes from the Bible on the walls of the Monastery of St. Sam‘ān.
Lutfī al-Numayrī writes about holding the prayer of Father Kerlis IV in a Catholic Church
Rober al-Fāris writes about the salaries of priests in different Christian denominations.


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