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The author, Sharīf al-Dawākhilī, accused Bishop Bimen of Qūs and Naqādah of misusing his contacts with politicians to reinforce his stance in crises.
Nādir Shukrī of Waṭanī reports on the sectarian incidents that took place in the city of Isnā, in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena. He examines the damages as well as the Copts’ insistence to be compensated before ratifying the reconciliation with Muslims.
Clergymen and governors of the different Egyptian governorates discuss inter-religious cordial relations.
Security bodies, Muslim and Christian men of religion, and members of parliament have succeeded in containing a sectarian crisis in Niqādah in Qinā governorate.
Pope Shenouda will not assign Bishop Bimen to assume control of the Luxor Bishopric and the security advised lawyer Mamdūḥ Nakhlah not to organize a demonstration.
Rumors spread about the Coptic Orthodox Church’s intention to form a committee comprised of some members from the Holy Synod. The committee is supposed to urge Copts, especially the youth, to be more involved in political life and prepare them to lead a political role in the country. The church...
Watani interviews Bishop Pimen, bishop of Naqada and Quos. He discusses obtaining permits for houses of worship in Egypt, the difficulties he was presented with in obtaining the license to build his own church, and recent incidents of sectarian strife.
A Coptic man falsified official documents and got married with three women, one of them was Muslim. He issued a false death certificate to his wife to become able to marry again in the church.
Ibrāhīm Jād and Michael ‘Ādil report about the growing dispute between Bishop Bīshūy and Bishop Kyrillos.
Text of lecture about a declining Christianity in the Middle East. Dalrymple compares between his travels in the mid nineties to when he collected material for his book ‘From the Holy Mountain: A Journey among the Christians of the Middle East,’ and recently travelled to the areas he had visited...

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