Displaying 11 - 20 of 117.
Egypt's Muslims showed solidarity with their Coptic brothers and sisters during Christmas celebrations. Many attended Christmas services across the country; others gathered in the street in support of national unity. This article in the Egyptian Gazette reports that Pope Shenouda led mass at Saint...
The Coptic Orthodox Church has begun sending invitations for its celebration of Christmas. Invitations were sent to Jamāl Mubārak, Head of the National Democratic Party's Policies Committee; Ahmad Fathī Surūr, Speaker of the People’s Assembly; and Safwat al-Sharīf, the Chief of the Shūrá Council....
The Orthodox Coptic Church started sending invitations for the celebration of Christimas and the mass. Invitations were sent to: Jamāl Mubārak, Head of the National Democratic Party's Policies Committee; Aḥmad Fatḥī Surūr, Speaker of the People’s Assembly; and Ṣafwat al-Sharīf, chief of Shura...
Jamāl As‘ad, the appointed member of parliament, has said that he is aiming for a social discourse on the unified law for building houses of worship, as well the personal affairs for non-Muslims draft legislation. He alleges that Copts’ problems will not be solved by sectarian demands, but on the...
The Public Attorney's release of 70 detainees in the Naj‘ Ḥammādī incidents [Reviewer's Note: this is obviously a mistake. The release refers to those arrested in al-‘Umrāniyyah.] came only two days after the church leaked reports concerning Pope Shenouda's anger and speculation that he will...
Majdī says that the nation goes through three basic citizenship tests during elections. The first of these tests pertains to the way candidates are selected. He says that the NDP failed miserably by selecting only ten Coptic candidates out of its eight hundred, while all opposing parties and the...
American resident and Egyptian geologist Rushdi Sa<sup>c</sup>īd said Egypt is in a “degraded” state. He pointed to the water crisis, education, health care and lack of democracy. Sa<sup>c</sup>īd claims that religious tension dominates society and that Al-fitnah al-tā’...
In response to Selim El-Awa's allegations, Bishop Basanty said that all monasteries are open to the public. He also said that Bishop Bishoy's claims of Muslims initially being visitors in Egypt are historically accurate and were meant in a peaceful manner. He said that Kamilia Shehata and Wafaa...
The author talks about the ruling party’s plans to expand in order to compete with the National Democratic Party, but face limited capacities to guarantee their domination.
During Obama’s meeting with President Mubarak, Copts protested the situation of Christians in Egypt. Demonstrators held banners with slogans such as "Mubarak: Make peace at home first…No more gross injustice towards Copts" and "Stop forcing Coptic girls into Islam". Some believe that Mubarak was...

Pages

Subscribe to