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Dr. Muṣṭafa al-Fiqī, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, said that the Christians of the Arab countries have been subjected to unprecedented violations, killings, displacement and aggression against their churches, as a result of escalating waves of extremism and terrorism. He added that the...
Thank you for inviting me to this conference organized by UN Global Compact in the "Private Sector's Contribution in Supporting Interfaith Understanding" session. It is a great honor to be with you and I see this as a recognition for the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation work in our...
According to the vision of the Coptic Orthodox Church, both the Holy Synod and the Congregational Council [al-Majlis al-Millī] are the wings of the Church. However, one of its wings has been disabled since 2011, and it is expected to be reactivated in order to restore the Church's full capacity. 
The article sheds light on the history of Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church [al-Butruṣiyyah or Petrine Church] in Cairo’s al-ʿAbbāsīyya, which was built by the family of Butrus Pasha Ghālī, Egypt’s prime minister from 1908 to 1910, over his tomb to commemorate his memory.
The Egyptian Government has assigned the task of renovating St. Peter’s Church in `Abbassiya in Cairo to the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The President of the Authority, Kāmel al-Wazīr, announced the planned completion of restoration efforts after 15 days, removing all traces of damage in...
The key to encouraging people to respect other’s beliefs is education, believes Dr. Amīn Makram ‘Ubayd. According to him, state schools should promote the brotherhood of all citizens, not the followers of one religion above the others.   An ideal state school system should be non religious, but...
Councilor Labīb writes on the history of the church in Egypt since its establishment by Saint Mark, throughout the Islamic era until the present day. He also hails Pope Kyrillos IV as the leader of reform in the church. Labīb highlights the Egyptian Muslim rulers’ who have honored the head of the...
Transcribed by: Susan Richards-BensonThe following present a transcript of an interview with Tarek Heggy. Heggy discusses a number of issues, centered around his controversial article ‘If I were a Copt.’ He comments on current events in Egypt and the Arab world, and present his opinion on issues...
Al-Maydān interviewed the leader of the Washington- based U.S. Coptic Association, Michael Munīr, about his recent visit to Egypt, during which he attended a number of conferences and asked him for his opinion on a number of political issues, including the increasing role of the Muslim Brotherhood...
On August 2, 1997 the L.A Times published an alleged claim of Christians being tortured in Pakistan, but at the same time, nothing was mentioned about the confirmed massacres perpetrated daily by Israel, protected by the right of veto. On August 14, 1997, the same newspaper published an...

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