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Minister of Education Zakī Badr's statements that his Ministry would embark on a comprehensive plan to change and develop the religious educational curricula have opened Pandora's box, with rumors spreading that the new plans are just the outcome of foreign pressure.
هناك تخوف منطقي أن الموقف المتشدد من الكنيسة في مواجهة حكم المحكمة الادارية العليا الذي اثبت حق احد المسيحيين المطلقين في الحصول على تصريح بالزواج مرة ثانية مع عدم وجود اي بوادر او محاولة او حتى مجرد تفكير في ايجاد حلول بديلة لما يتعرض له البعض من مشاكل اسرية يعني ان الكنيسة تدفع ابناءها الى حالة...
The author reports on the Holy Virgin Mūlid in Minya. The festival is a flourishing social and economic opportunity celebrated by Muslims and Christians alike.
A miraculous icon of the Holy Virgin in Port Said has been giving out scented oil for twenty years.
Ahmad ‘Iz paid a visit to Pope Shenouda in the papal residence at the Cathedral. Many observers discussed the politics of the visit, reflecting on the coming Parliamentary elections. Meanwhile, the Coptic Orthodox Church denied that the visit had any political implications.
Governor of Banī Suwayf, Dr. Samīr Sayf al-Yazal, asserts that his governorate is the exemplar of national unity in Egypt.
Hassan Shihāta, coach of the national soccer team, recently attended a Church-organized soccer tournament and encouraged young Copts to dedicate themselves to the sport.
Extremists’ campaigns are growing over a project to develop religious education and modify theological textbooks inside schools in a bid to render religious curricula more tolerant and accepting of the others, through the emphasis on common values.
Work being done on Virgin Mary Church in Zamālik is promised not to affect its unique architecture.
An article explaining the reasons behind Pope Shenouda’s recent decision to limit bishops’ travel to only trips which have his express permission.
Muhammad ‘Alī Ibrāhīm retells the story of a woman who presents herself provocatively in some settings and conservatively in others, reflecting on Egyptian society’s attitudes towards women.
Modifications in Islamic school curricula have triggered recent controversy. Amidst claims that the change was the outcome of pressure from abroad, Muftī of the Republic Shaykh ‘Alī Jum‘a emphasizes that the changes were meant to promote the spirit of tolerance in Islam.
Both Muslim as well as Christian clerics and intellectuals in Egypt are vehemently rejecting the idea of having Coptic students studying Muslim theology at the Azhar University.
Clergymen and civil observers reject involving the church in political matters and assert the spiritual and social roles of the church.
The article compares religious newspapers issued by the three Christian denominations in Egypt: Al-Kirāzah by the Coptic Orthodox Church, Hāmil al-Risālah by the Catholic Church and Al-Tarīq by the Protestant Church.
Sāmih Mahrūs comments on Ibrāhīm ‘Īsá’s writings. Ibrāhīm ‘Īsá, editor-in-chief of al-Dustūr newspaper, has the talent to compare and contrast between differing views. 
Muhammad ‘Alī Ibrāhīm writes about the new alliance between Expatriate Christians and the Muslim Brotherhood.
The press reported on Easter celebrations. The annual Easter mass celebrated at the Cathedral was reported. Prominent governmental and Islamic figures attended the mass, in addition to the American ambassador to Cairo. Muhammd al-Barādi‘ī, former head of the International Agency for Nuclear Energy...
A comprehensive review of reactions to the Supreme Administrative Court ruling obliging the Coptic Orthodox Church to remarry divorcees under any circumstance. Copts have shown their support for Pope Shenouda’s stance against the ruling by signing numerous petitions and by demonstrating at the...
Sectarian clashes erupted in Marsá Matrūh when Copts built a fence that violated restrictions.
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