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Muhammad ‘Abd al-Nūr criticizes Pope Benedict XVI for his recent statements calling for the protection of Middle Eastern Christians. ‘Abd al-Nūr alleges that the Pope’s statements were not made simply to show empathy for the region’s Christians, but were political in nature. He views the comments...
The meeting of the Egyptian-European Council was the scene of a heated debate between the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee in the Shūrá Council and the Papal Nuncio in Cairo regarding Pope Benedict's recent statements regarding the protection of Middle Eastern Christians.   According to...
Diana Māhir Ghālī summarizes the key opinion pieces that appeared in this weekend’s Egyptian newspapers...
Egyptian Endowments Minister Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq and Gregorius III, Patriarch of Antioch, All the East and Alexandria and Jerusalem, met on Saturday to discuss the recent quarrel following the Vatican pope’s call for improved protection of Middle Eastern Christians in light of the recent church...
Muhammad al-Misrī, a former professor of computer engineering at the University of Waterloo, begins his commentary on the Alexandria bombing with a reflection on his childhood days spent in Cairo’s predominantly Christian district of Shubra. He thereupon proclaims his conviction that “Egypt’s...
On Thursday, Egyptian papers focused not only on the aftermath of the New Year’s Day Alexandria church bombing, but also the alleged torture death of Sayīd Bilāl, a Salafī suspect in the case...  
This article reports that the recent attack on the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria is being used by many in the European Union to exemplify repression of Christians in Egypt, while the attack was, in reality, against Muslims and Christians alike. That is why, the...
According to the article, the Vatican shares Egypt's wish to avoid an escalation of inter-religious tensions. This comes after Cairo on Tuesday recalled its ambassador from the Holy See following comments by Pope Benedict XVI, who condemed the church bombing in Alexandria and called for the country...
  There were many reports today on Egypt’s recall of its ambassador to the Vatican. The recall comes in light of the recent statements by Pope Benedict XVI calling on Middle Eastern countries to better protect Christian minorities.   Al-Akhbār’s page one report is headlined: "Egypt Summons its...
Egyptian and Israeli media trade accusations, Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī tells the Vatican Pope to "leave us alone," and investigators continue their hunt for evidence in this latest roundup of Egyptian newspaper coverage of the New Year's Day church attack in Alexandria...  

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