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Even though Egypt contains more than one hundred cinemas, and more than 250 satellite channels, there is not a single channel broadcasting Coptic films that address martyrs’ stories, or Christian religious figures. During Christmas, viewers don’t find a single satellite channels bold enough...
During the European –Arab Conference, “The Contribution of Religious Minorities to Society”; launching event of the academic exchange program between the University of Vienna and higher education institutions in Lebanon and t
Kees, Cornelis Hulsman, a prominent Dutch reporter who has been covering Egypt's news, especially those related to the Egyptian Coptic community since 1976. Hulsman is seen in the Netherlands as one of the one of the reference figures and experts in the Egyptian affairs. Hulsman is invited to...
Cherchez la femme…a saying that directly applies to talk on the unified law on personal status affairs for Christian denominations in Egypt, now that each time women surface on the focal point of events, the society becomes more confused and male propensity against women becomes more prevalent.
A plot of land registered in Pope Shenouda’s name sparked a recent conflict between Muslims and Christians in 'Izbet al-Haggāna. Dr. Tharwat Bassily recommended that people wait for Pope Shenouda’s statement upon his return from the U.S. Simultaneously, Bishop Theodosius of Giza invalidated the...
Several papers carry reports on the Egyptian Foreign Ministry’s criticism of the hearing held at the U.S. House of Representatives dealing with the situation of minorities, including Christians, in Egypt and Iraq.   Under the headline “Egyptian Foreign Ministry Sharply Criticizes U.S. House of...
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...
Hundreds of Copts said goodbye to Pope Shenouda III yesterday before going on a medical trip to the United States. Dr. Tharwat Basīlī said that the Pope will be staying at a Cleveland hospital in Ohio for a week and that he might take the chance to meet Copts in the United States and help deal with...
With the assistance of two Facebook groups, protestors organized demonstrations after Friday prayers yesterday outside the Nūr Mosque in ‘Abbāsiyyah and Nājī Mosque in Alexandria. They demanded the release of Kāmīlīyā Shihātah and shouted slogans such as “Egypt is an Islamic country,” along with...

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