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The concept of citizenship, the author argues, is in line with the Islamic Sharīʿa . Citizenship has already been applied by the prophet and his companions. The author is in strong disagreement with the presentation of former Dutch Member of the European Parliament Bas Belder. Belder refers, based...
An interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and Father Joannis from the Coptic Orthodox Church
Dr. Hans Jansen has long played a role fuelling Islamophobia in the West. I understand his views on Islam have been greatly influenced by the writings and arguments of extremists. It is sad that such extremists have based their views on the Qur’an, Sīra and Sunna. I am pleased Cornelis Hulsman has...
With his recent visit to the occupied Palestinian territories, Bishop Rāfāʾīl, general bishop of the churches of central Cairo and head of the youth bishopric, sparked criticism of the Coptic Orthodox Church and accusations of normalization with Israel.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II headed the consecration of the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Resurrection and the Virgin Mary, also known as the Church of the Holy Association in the Daher [al-Ẓāhir] neighborhood of Cairo, after the church’s recent renovations.
“I have an Islamic library rarely had by even a Muslim shaykh to the point that I buy modern books of tafsīr (exegesis), including those of al-Shaʿrāwī.” Pope Shinūda III, 117th Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, was famous for this response when asked a Muslim him about the claims of the...
Cornelis Hulsman has been invited to present a paper on disputed population data of Christians in Egypt at an international conference of the International Association of Mission Studies in Sydney, Australia, July 7-11, 2022. Estimates range between 5,09 % of population to 21,9% of population. For...
Thanks to pressures of social media, Mary Majdī escaped a possible death. After the spread of a video of her husband beating her with a stick and threatening her with a knife when he almost killed her. The husband was referred to trial, and the first of its sessions was last Thursday. The judge...
Among the publications at the Cairo International Book Fair is the Arabic translation of When Jesus Became God by the Jewish-American author, Richard E. Rubenstein, published by Dār al-Yāsmīn Publishing and translated by Usāma Naṣṣār.  The 437-page book has provoked debate since the announcement of...
The Youth Bishopric will start today the Coptic Book Fair, from 16 to 26 November, at St. Mark's Cathedral in al-ʿAbbāssiyya.

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