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Naẓīr Jayyid Rūfāʾil, who would later become Pope Shinūda, was born on August 3, 1923, to a middle-class family in the rural village of Salām in Asyūṭ.  He was the youngest child in the family, having five sisters and two brothers.  His mom passed away two days after giving birth to him leaving him...
The Jesuit Foundation will soon publish a book titled “The Door Closed between Copts and Muslims” [al-Bāb al-Mughlaq bayn al-Aqbāṭ wa al-Muslimīn] written by Dr. Aḥmad al-Khamīsī.   Al-Khamīsī mentioned to al-Dustūr that this third edition of the “The Door Closed” includes documentation and brings...
On Monday, Ambassador Nabīla Makram ‘Abd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, took part in a roundtable entitled: “The role of civil society in the advancement of the developing country”, with the participation of Dr. Māyā Mursī, President of the National...
Author and screenwriter Waḥīd Ḥāmid passed away at the age of 77 on January 2. He is considered one of the most important and prominent people in Egyptian Cinema with regards to countering terrorism and the extremism of political Islam.
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the dates for this year’s Coptic Book Fair.  The fair will be from November 3 to November 18 at St. Mark’s Cathedral in al-ʿAbāssiyya.
The Cairo Appeals Prosecution continues its investigation into a complaint filed by the National Media Authority accusing stand-up comedian Muḥammad Ashraf of “mocking the state-owned Holy Quran [al-Qurʾān al-Karīm] radio station.”
On Wednesday evening, Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the statement issued by the French Foreign Ministry with regards to the arrest of the executive director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR).
Efforts by the Coptic Orthodox Church to bring to life the path of the Holy Family have persisted in coordination with the relevant state authorities.  The path is considered among the most well known and most important tourist attractions.
Sources from within the Church informed al-Dustūr that the bishop of Sydney, Bishop Daniel [Dāniyyāl], will return to his diocese after eight months of absence. Bishop Dāniyyāl  had come to Egypt in November last year to attend a seminar by the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Following...
In his book, Impressions of Egypt [Inṭibāʿāt ʿan Miṣr], French voyageur Étienne-Louis Malus observes the impact of French culture and schools established by French missionaries on Egyptian society at the beginning of the 19th century.  Even though these schools were established and run by monks and...

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