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Coptic clerics and thinkers emphasize that religious satellite channels should avoid offending other beliefs.
The author believes that Islam rescued eastern Christianity from being exterminated during the Byzantine period. He then says it is ingratitude of the Egyptian church to begin a policy of Christianizing Muslims.
The author argues that Pope Shenouda can do nothing more to stop Father Zakarīya Butrus attacking Islam, since Butrus is no longer part of the Coptic Orthodox church, and therefore does not fall under the pope’s authority.
Diana al-Dab‘ discusses the issue of healing miracles through Christian satellite channels, a major phenomenon which has prompted statements from prominent religious figures in Egypt.
Dr. Nabīl Louqā Bibāwī calls on Father Zakarīya Butrus to change his preaching style, saying he is preaching Christianity through attacking Islam, which threatens Muslim-Christian relations.
Some Christian satellite channels present many social and religious programs, amongst them the Lebanese channel “Nour” that sometimes hosts discussions with Muslim scholars. Yet other controversial channels, such as “al-Hay āa” (al-Hay āt) promote religious fanaticism, especially the T.V. program “...
There are more than 32 Christian satellite channels in the world directed at Egypt and the Middle East. The number of Islamic channels is continuously increasing. It is as if they are in satellite competition.
The author comments on a few websites that he believes raise inappropriate questions about the religious situation in Egypt.
Interfaith dialogues should be to help the people better understand other people’s religions. They should not be established to discuss dogmatic beliefs.
Midhat Bishāy comments on an interview al-Safwa channel had with Secretary of the Holy Synod, Bishop Bīshouy, in which the bishop discussed the issue of Archpriest Zakarīyā Butrus.


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