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January 7 is the day when Copts, in accordance with the Coptic calendar, celebrate Christmas. The occasion received a significant amount of attention in the Egyptian press that published a considerable number of articles about Coptic issues in general and the Christmas celebrations in particular....
The Egyptian press analyzes the various repercussions of the declared introspections of the Jihād Group. Political observers and specialists in political Islam differ in their evaluation of these introspections.
Sharqāwī accuses Majdī Khalīl of sowing sedition in Egypt and claims that he is prone to exaggeration when discussing Copts’ problems in Egypt.
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...
Charles Fū’ād al-Miṣrī interviewed Frank R. Wolf, the U.S. Republican member of the House of Representatives, who spoke about the shifts in U.S. policy towards the annual aid to Egypt, as well as other issues of importance.
The article is a lengthy interview with Bishop Bīshūy in which he expresses his opinions on different issues.
The article reports on statements of Bishop Maximus, in which he said he would not return to the Coptic Orthodox Church even if he was not officially recognized as a bishop of the St. Athanasius Church. Maximus had earlier appealed against the Ministry of Interior to acknowledge his church as a new...
The phenomenon of Christians organizing Iftār banquets for Muslims during the month of Ramad...
The author considers the recent rumors that have been circulating about President Mubārak’s health. He questions where the rumors originated, and what may have motivated their circulation.
The press continues its investigations into the case of Muḥammad Aḥmad Ḥijāzī, an Egyptian citizen who has converted to Christianity. He has filed the first ever lawsuit to formally prove that he has become a Christian by changing his ID and other official papers. A broad range of opinions and...

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