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The Minister of Culture Dr. Inās ʿAbd al-Dāyim met in Cairo with Ambassador of Armenia in Cairo Karen Krikorian to discuss the ways of enhancing intellectual and artistic relations between the two countries.
Islamic preacher Yūsuf al-Badrī sparked extreme discontent in literary and cultural circles after his remarks in a TV show a couple of days ago in which he called for destroying “all statues and idols in Egypt as a religious duty over fears people might return to paganism”.
Dr. ʿĀṭif ʿAbd al-Laṭīf, head of the Travelers Association for Tourism and Art and one of the organizer of the St. Catherine World Peace Forum dubbed ‘Here we pray together’ revealed the details of the forum’s program and its accompanying events. In his press statement on Monday, ʿAbd al-Laṭīf...
A committee of intellectuals and religious scholars has been formed by Grand Imam of the Azhar, Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib, to discuss the issue of the representation of the prophets in cinema, in response to the recent film, ‘Noah’. 
Minister of Culture, Jābbir ‘Asfūr,  criticized the position of the Azhar on the movie Noah. He stated that he shall not follow nor is he committed to the opinion of the Azhar.
Author Karam Sābir, member of the Writer’s Union, was convicted of contempt of religion for a set of short stories under the title “Where is God?” which promotes religion and faith.
On the anniversary of the arrival of the Holy Family to Egypt, and under the auspices of the Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros,  the Church of the Cave and The Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church has organized a celebration.
Doctor Inās ʿAbd-al-Dāyim, the Minister for Culture, confirmed that the film ‘Karma’ directed by Khālid Yūsuf will be screened in cinemas as scheduled. She stressed that in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, the State respects creativity in all areas of arts, and consolidates...
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, held an address, thanking the writer and intellectual Ḥamdī Rizq at the occasion of the publication of his book “Kyrie Eleison – In the love of the Copts.”

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