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Pope Tawadros left Cairo yesterday for some European cities including Oslo, Helsinki, and Vienna. 
Pope Tawadros II stressed that the entry point for the process of development is an attention to childhood because children are the foundation of development, considering that the church is one of the pillars of society, it is the foundation of the moral conscience, and any influence in this role...
Background: The Holy Family (Child Jesus, the Virgin Mary, and Saint Joseph) are believed to have visited Asyūṭ, Egypt around 2000 years ago. This revelation is very important to Coptic Christians in Egypt, and the monastery is therefore a place often visited by them. The degree of significance and...
Bishop Thomas (known as Maurice Shawqī prior to his consecration) was born in 1957 and is the Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of al-Qūsīyah and Mīr in Assīūṭ, Egypt. When he first arrived to al-Qūsīyah, Bishop Thomas had big ideas about changes he wanted to make toward raising his...
From April 25-28 I traveled with Arab West Report through a few Upper Egyptian Holy Family sites, places Mary, Joseph, and Jesus are recorded to have stayed according to Coptic tradition. This travelogue will share some of the insights and anecdotes learned along the way, by means of pictures taken...
Following my lecture at Vienna University and Pro-Oriente in Vienna, June 20-23, 2011 we received the attached excellent recommendation for our work which, we hope, will result in a closer cooperation between our Egyptian NGO, Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) and the University of Vienna....
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
Egyptian articles that pay attention to conflicts within the Coptic Orthodox Church. A good analysis of medieval Muslim-Christian relations by Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery. Attention and appreciation for AWR work.
The murder of Lebanese minister Pierre Gemayel might result in sectarian clashes again. Commotion in Egyptian media about comments from the Minister of Culture who said that wearing the veil is a sign of backwardness.

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