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Problems in obtaining a permit to worship in a building of Khalas Nafous, a Protestant organization, in Ezbet Rufail, al-Qussia. Reporting about the Martyr Michael church in Assiut.
The differences between the monastery of Antonius and the Red Sea governorate were blown up in Western media, fired up by Coptic activists in the West. The monasteries wish for protecting peace and quiet in the area was understandable but their method of protesting is questionable. Egyptian...
Some people choose not to discuss with arguments but slander people they disagree with in an effort to discredit them. This can be frequently seen in some Egyptian media. Some Coptic activists, such as Michael Meunier, president of the US Copts Association, are not much different in their behavior...
Two years ago Meunier organized a campaign against Hulsman for an article in Christianity Today. Hulsman responded with a letter in an effort to continue an exchange of views but Meunier chose never to respond despite repeated questions to do so. This letter is now made public.
The rumors of US interference in Assiut probably started with an article titled "The American embassy occupies Assiut," Sout Al-Umma, April 28, 2003 [AWR week 17, art. 3]. The Sout al-Umma article is extremely negative and one wonders if not at least part of it is the consequence of rivalry between...
Around fifty Copts from the al-Qusiyya bishopric have signed a petition to Pope Shenouda complaining about what they call the protestant penetration of the Orthodox Church.
The problem of the unrestricted power of those high up in the Egyptian Church resurfaces once in a while. A situation in which a bishop has the power to dictate his orders at will, cause trouble for many people and still keep his position can have disastrous consequences for the church.
Many Christians believe God reveals Himself through visions to mankind. The Bible is full of this and the apostle Peter says: “And it shall come to pass in the last days… your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams” [Acts 2:17]. And thus Orthodox, Pentecostals and other...
Osama Salama´s words are sharp, full of anger about Coptic emigrants. People in Egypt, other Arab countries, Europe, the US and Israel itself protest against the Israeli atrocities against the Palestinians. But where are the voices of the emigrant Copts and Arab Christians? We checked the Copts...
Father Luka from al-Qusseir, Qussia, passed away on January 29 after a heart attack. He was almost 70. Father Luka was the last priest in a dynasty of priests who have served the area since the 1830s. Father Luka had doubts about the Holy Family visiting Durunka but was convinced they embarked in a...

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