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Midhat Bishāy directs nine questions towards the pope, concerning religious matters and the need for the church to re-assume some of its neglected responsibilities.
The head of the Coptic church has made public statements about the political representation quota system, which Copts have rejected, fearing an increase in sectarian tensions and arguing that the quota system runs counter to the principle of citizenship.
The historian Ibn Iyas described Egypt at Epiphany "thousand lights on shores, no market, alley or shop was closed at that night,” that is how Egyptian Muslims and Christians celebrated it along with many other Christian holidays. - See art. 7: The Muslim Brotherhood's participation in political...
The article gives an overview of the patriotic role Copts played throughout the history of Egypt. It also speaks about Christianity in Egypt and how it stood against atheist movements and laid the foundations of true Christianity for the Christian world.
Foreigners have always tried to intervene in the affairs of Copts, but Copts were the first to refuse this interference. Since the era of Isma’il, we find that the ruler and the government dealt with all Egyptians alike. Copts entered the Shura Council then elected. Egypt became united, citizenship...
The author briefly outlines the nationalist cooperation and generally peaceful coexistence of Muslims and Christians in Egypt over the last century. Yet in view of certain repeated accusations of Coptic Christians he asks the questions: Is there a deterioration in the principle of citizenship that...
Throughout Islam’s 1400 years in Egypt, the nation has witnessed the cohesiveness of its national fabric and solidarity between Muslims and Christians.
It has been a century since his birth, and he has devoted the better part of these 100 years to a scrupulous, monumental task; the publication, for the first time in history, of the musical notation, accompanied by verbal transcription, of the Liturgy of St Basil.


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