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Copts of the Diaspora, with many human rights activists, are disposed to believe the worst and it is natural that campaigners should take up the story. There is a culture of disingenuousness and misinformation amongst the Copts and this often leads to extremism in every quarter.
The Editorial Board of the RNSAW explained the monastery the role of the RNSAW, which is to translate ALL articles related to the role of religion in society in order to give Western readers an insight into how the Egyptian media report on Christian [and other religious] issues. Translation in no...
The Monastery of Saint Macarius explains the interviews with the former monk Fa’iq Boulos in Sout al-Umma fall in the category of defamation. The Monastery also wrote they were not happy the RNSAW translated these articles into English and thus made them accessible to a much larger public.
Bishop Marcos reported that President Mubarak granted a permit to build a church in Shoubra Al-Kheima. This decision came after the US Copts Association organized an international protest against the demolition of a building belonging to the Coptic Orthodox Church. It is practice of Coptic Orthodox...
Michael Meunier wrote that most claims about Copts in the US are made up. He gives several examples.
The verdict given in the action of Al-Kosheh has caused a strong line of division between Egypt’s Muslims and Christians. Most Muslims accept the impartiality of the court while many Christians, inside and outside Egypt, expressed their anger in articles, letters and interviews about the verdict....
Sout Al-Umma came out with its first issue on December 6, 2000. It is a small paper which is still seeking a share of the market. From the choice of articles and subjects in this paper it is obvious it likes to publish controversial issues.
Michael Meunier, president of US Copts Association, was upset about the statements Al-Ahram, January 31, attributed to bishop Yo’annis, secretary of H.H. Pope Shenouda, in which he supposedly criticized the World Council of Churches which was seen as a response to a statement of the World Council...
The RNSAW (2000, week 51A, art. 31) placed a translation of an article in Al-Wafd, which carried the title: "A Dutch provocation to Muslims in Ramadan." The article accused a Dutch scholar without mentioning a name. Based on the information given the author probably referred to Prof. Dr. Bram de...
Dr. Leitch, a Jehovah’s witness, commented on pope Shenouda’s statements on Jehovah Witnesses in Al-Musawwar [RNSAW, 2001, week 01A, art. 13]. He said that Jehovah’s Witnesses appreciate factual information published by the American Jews but they do not influence Jehovah’s Witnesses any more than...

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