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Pope Shenouda is reported to have had a number of secret meetings withbishops discussing the Clerical Council's current situation, where Copts have demanded the removal of Bishop Bola, of Tanta, from the presidency of the Council and the appointment of four bishops of his administration. During...
 A conference on the “Role of the universities, NGOs, the Supreme Council of Antiquities, and the media, in preserving Coptic antiquities during the period from 1976 to 2009” was recently held in Cairo. The conference was organized by the Italian Institute for antiquities and restoration in...
The article criticizes a number of parliamentary candidates from the National Democratic Party, the Muslim Brotherhood, and opposition parties for promoting themselves during Friday prayers at various mosques around the country. Some candidates only distributed flyers, while others went to the...
In this final installment of a three part series on the life of Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, Professor Stefan Wild of Bonn University paints a picture of the life and work of the late Egyptian scholar....  
In his weekly sermon, Pope Shenouda III said that smoking is prohibited in Christianity, stressed the importance of clergymen to take care of their parishes, and pointed out that a woman becomes part of her husband's family upon marriage thereby making marriage to his brother after the husband’s...
This article pertains to the status of Human Rights in Egypt, through the reporting of the US-based Human Rights Watch. A report from the HRW states that human rights in Egypt are deteriorating for a number of different groups throughout the country. Religious discrimination of Copts and Baha’is...
Over four days this week Al-Misrī al-Yawm published on four days this week a journey in the tracesing of the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt from the Delta to Asyut. The first episode depicting the the journey in Sinai was published last week.
The authors report incidents between Muslims and Copts in both Lower and Upper Egypt.
The article deals with the character of Bishop Bīshūy, the second man in the Coptic Orthodox Church
The following lines present updates on the sectarian clashes that took place in an Egyptian village following a young woman’s escape with a Muslim young man.

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