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Some clerics - shaykhs and priests - have suddenly turned into experts in economics, sociology, chemistry and physics as well as politicians who advise people to follow their opinions through Fatāwá, the observance of which is obedience to God and their breach considered apostasy.
Magdy Khalil, a Coptic writer in the US, wrote a series of three articles in Watani newspaper under a general title "A Returnee from Cairo." In this series, he comments on the conditions of Copts in Egypt. al-Arabi, mouthpiece of the Nasserist Party, and Islamic independent Aqidati highly...
Aḥmad al-Si‘dāwī interviews Bishop Marqus to ask him about his declarations concerning the constitutional reform in Egypt.
Coptic writers and intellectuals present their views on the reasons behind the inability of the Coptic Orthodox church to contain troublesome situations.
While all Egyptians seem to agree on the importance of applying principles of citizenship and equality, and while everyone is calling for a more active role in political situations and the less political nature of religious institutions, many still argue about amending article two of the...
The proposed constitutional amendments stress the importance of citizenship. The amendments cannot be achieved all at once, as there must be a cultural and social basis on which the amendments can be established. A secular state will fulfill the demands of most Egyptians, and Copts look forward to...
Students from various levels of education express their thoughts and impression about their colleagues who have a different religion.
The conference about the reform in the Coptic Orthodox Church is still arousing noise. This review presents the comments of Bishop Murqus, the official spokesman of Pope Shenouda III, and other different echoes and comments on the conference.
Subtitle:1 - The attitude of the pope towards the emigrant Copts is not decisive, though they have betrayed the home country.2 - The church should not be limited to talking about the problems of the Copts. It has a general social role that it should undertake.The author argues that neither the...
Subtitle:- Shubra only has 15 groups.- They consider music and statues a sin and writers and thinkers the soldiers of the devil.- Members are young people primarily from the poor classes.- Secret meetings for the members and strange rituals for new members- They say that the men of the church...

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