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During the opening of the Coptic Evangelical Church in Banī Mazār, Minyā, in presence of religious leaders and government officials, Rev. Andrīyya Zakī, head of the Coptic Evangelical Church in Egypt, said that the church, like the mosque, is a part of the Egyptian identity, adding that it is...
‘Should we sacrifice evangelism for coexistence, or coexistence for evangelism? This debate will concern us for the next several years.’  This quote from Rev. Andrea Zakī ended a presentation by the Evangelical Theological Seminary of Cairo.
The Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo approved by majority during its annual meeting on Friday (January 20) on the ordaining of women as priests for the first time in the history of all Christian denomination in Egypt. ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Jan. 21, p. 3] Read original text in...
Earlier this year, Egyptian Coptic intellectual Dr. Rafīq Samuel Habīb was named as the vice president of Egypt's Freedom and Justice Party -the newly founded p
The Egyptian religious establishment adhered to its position of favoring stability and opposing the spread of chaos and sabotage. It has also supported the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the five communiqués it has issued since it took over following the stepping down of President Ḥusnī...
Editor: AWR received this text before President Mubarak announced he would step down. Nothing in the media indicated that this could happen tonight, yet it did.   Ever since the demonstrations began on January 25, men of religion have been stressing the importance of them not being transformed from...
  As Egyptian opposition protests enter their third day, some leaders in the Coptic Orthodox Church are urging their members not to participate, which has caused a reaction by some Christians who feel the church should be involved...    
The Director of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, Dr. Ikrām Lam‘ī, talks to Al-Dustūr on subjects of controversy between the Orthodox and Protestant churches of Egypt. He blames fitnah tā’ifīyah on the Orthodox Church and the Azhar and claims that if it weren’t for the Protestant...
This article advocates dialogue among religions and denounces bigotry and violence in society. It also encourages youth to express themselves freely and think without any restrictions or fear.
Drs. Hulsman and Dr. Burslem provide a detailed report on Muslim-Christian relations based on a review of Dr. Hugh Goddard’s book, commenting on a number of issues including Western perceptions, mis-interpretations, and examples of recent incidents involving Muslims and Christians.

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