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The critical health condition of Pope Shenouda aroused arguments about his expected successor. While a group of laymen calls for a new law to be established for the papal elections, the church expresses its discontentment towards what it considers to be the laymen’s interference in church’s affairs...
Mīnā Butrus discusses the motivation behind Pope Shenouda’s recent decision to confiscate a book entitled, ‘al-Urthodhiksīyyah al-Sharqīyyah, Ṭarīq al-Ḥayāt’ [Oriental Orthodoxy, the Way of Life], authored by Father Anthony Conaris, despite the book having been translated under the supervision of...
PhD student Fiona McCallum concludes that by focusing on the bishops of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Hasan provides a clear and original study of the impact of the reform movement, illustrating that the use of traditions such as Coptic martyrology combined with modernization of the administration...
Muḥammad al-Bāz, the author, claims that leading figures of the Coptic Orthodox Church are unqualified in theological academic studies; as a result, they fail to respond to George Bibāwī’s accusations.
In this article the author reviews the main ideas mentioned in the book that created huge debate entitled, ‘Aṣwāmanā bayn al-Māḍī wa-al-Ḥādir...Uṣūlahā al-Rawḥīyah wa-Juzūrahā al-Tārikhīyah’ [Our Fasting between Past and Present...its Spiritual Basis and Historical Origins] written by Father...
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
Watani devoted its fourth page to the late bishop Athanasius, the bishop of Beni Suef. It reported that Pope Shenouda led the prayer over his body and that the governor of Beni Suef was present. In addition, it gives an overall view of his life and his efforts in the field of social services...
The report examines the definitions of polemics, the differing views of what constitutes polemics, including the Danish cartoons and the play in Alexandria which led to sectarian violence, Mīzān al-Haqq, a 19th century Christian polemical book against Islam and the Gospel of Barnabas, which is the...
The differences between the monastery of Antonius and the Red Sea governorate were blown up in Western media, fired up by Coptic activists in the West. The monasteries wish for protecting peace and quiet in the area was understandable but their method of protesting is questionable. Egyptian...
Dr. Selim Naguib and Pastor McNeely have been writing inflammatory letters falsely claiming that Muslims do kidnap Christian girls in Egypt. There is no reason to doubt their sincerity but they have followed their sentiments without checking facts. The consequences of such false claims are severe...

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