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Naguib Mahfouz was dispossessed of a scholarship to France after his graduation because the head of the scholarships department thought that Mahfouz was a Copt. The author believes that this incident is strong evidence of the importance of Copts and the role they played in the modern history of...
The author says there is no disagreement between him and the Pope and that writing about Pope Kyrillos does not offend him. The Pope does not visit the cities and villages of Upper Egypt, while he travels several times a year to the United States and Europe because the materialistic life there...
Shebl says the series of "Awan Al-Ward" led to discussions that Egyptians were in dire need of. Before the disaster of 1967 [in reference to the defeat of the six day war], there were no discussions about the relationship between Muslims and Christians. People were dealing with their companions on...
The author believes that the serial "Awan Al-Ward" leads to sectarian conflicts rather than preventing them and clashes between the creeds of Muslims and Christians. He is of the opinion that national unity should be based on religious foundations because neither Muslims nor Christians will accept...
The author responded to three questions: - Why did the Patriarchate not issue a statement about the appearance of the Holy Virgin as Pope Kyrillos VI did? - Why did Pope Shenouda invite those who participated in the series of "Awan Al-Ward" to the iftar party he gave, although many Christians are...
The author believes that publishing the photo of Virgin Mary in Al-Ahali newspaper is an action against national unity; publishing such a photo supports Christianity while it undermines Islam. It is an activity against the constitution and the law. It means that the Holy Virgin is pleased with...
Pope Shenouda and many Muslim religious men received a great number of inquiries and criticisms about the series of "Awan Al-Ward." Christians believe that the series presents the issue of the marriage between a Muslim man and a Christian woman as a matter that should be accepted by Christians out...
An Egyptian Coptic lawyer sued to stop state television rebroadcasting the Film "Awan Al-Ward," believing that its topic is offensive to the Coptic community. This is because it mentioned the marriage of a Christian woman to a Muslim man.
The television serials "Awan Al-Ward" attracted people’s attention because it discussed the relationship between Muslims and Christians which Islam has clearly sketched out. This relation has three dimensions: human, political and a dimension related to creed. Secularists and communists speak a lot...
This article talks about an extremist sheikh (whose name is not given) who had been very popular. He suddenly disappeared from the public scene after he was implicated in sexual immorality (according to some). However, he is back. This article asks why and how?

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