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AIDS or cancer?

Father Phelopatir Gamiel | 16 May 2012
6 years ago and before the Egyptian presidential elections in 2005, I wrote an essay entitled "the Copts between the National Party and the Muslim Brotherhood" where I mentioned dozens of sectarian incidents against the Copts since .. More

Canada isn’t there

Nader Fawzi | 15 May 2012
Nowadays, there are two topics that occupy the minds of all Egyptians and particularly the Copts: electing the President and choosing the Patriarch. Electing the Pope is one of the most important events in the Coptic Church, as he is the head of the church. We saw a number of bishops with dioceses were nominated for the papacy, which is against the rules that allow only general bishops and monks to be nominated... More

Is it revenge From Egypt or Just Jealousy?

J.M Fahmy | 14 May 2012
As I was Watching BBC news and other broadcasting news channels to keep a close eye on the events of last Friday my biological clock stopped and start rolling back in time to last century! The absent minded people who decided to.. More

Minors and guardians!

Monir Beshai | 11 May 2012
Recently, the General Guide of MB has given a speech in which he mentioned a conversation between him and the late Pope Shenouda III. The General Guide asked the Pope: Do you know who ordered us to take care of the Copts? The pope asked: Who? The General Guide said: The Prophet Mohammed himself!.. More

Ten Commandments to save Egypt

Sobhi Foad | 10 May 2012
While Egypt is in a state of collapse, and many Egyptians are bleeding in the streets for no good reason, Islamists are busy dividing the inheritance of Mubarak, participating in sit-ins and demonstrations, as well as inciting killing people.. More

The revolution between changing minds and reforming the community

Joseph Shafik | 9 May 2012
The Egyptian revolution is having a crisis, as it was a revolution against a corrupted regime, but it never touched the corrupted minds. Consequently, the Egyptians kept their corrupted minds. All problems of the revolution were basically a reflection for the problems of the Egyptian mind, and not of the revolution... More

The reserve president

Ezzat Boulos | 8 May 2012
Football is the most popular sport in Egypt as well as other countries around the world, but its popularity has dropped a lot in Egypt after a stadium had turned into a grave for more than 70 young Egyptians who were victims to a mysterious conspiracy... More

The Absent Minded

J.M Fahmy | 7 May 2012
With the wide spread of MB-Muslim Brotherhood- on the political street with the support of narrow minded people, ignorant, or low level education and poor people who expect miracles from MB and surrendered their thinking powers to the General Guide of MN I find it necessary to discuss and point out who ignorance leads to more ignorance and takes the country to dark eras... More

Farewell intercourse!!

Monir Beshai | 4 May 2012
Two decades ago, Facebook and Twitter were not invited yet. Internet and e-mail wasn’t there as well as Youtube. However, jokes were transferred among people in a different way: In the past we used to carry a piece of newspaper or magazine with jokes or cartoon and show it to our friends to read and laugh... More

You are in Egypt indeed!

Maria Alfy | 3 May 2012
“The three are lying to her” is an Egyptian movie by the actress Yasmine Abdel Aziz. She performed the role of Nagiba, a hard working girl who got the best grades in the high school. As soon as she started studying at the university, she met with an spoiled guy who used her. Then, she met with another fake religious man who trade on religion, and he tried to use her too. Later, she met with a human rights activist who appears to care for others while he cares only for himself. .. More

Choosing the Patriarch

Father Asanasius | 2 May 2012
Our church is not based on absolute autocracy. People choose their priests, bishops and the Pope. They have the right to select while the Holy Synod has the right to appoint “Therefore, brethren, seek out from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over .. More

A president like a pencil!

Nabil al-Mekaddis | 1 May 2012
Pen in the Arabic literature was likened to the sun, the moon, a sword, a horse, a sea and an honorable man. There is also an idiom says: “the nation that appreciates the pen, is sure to develop then”. I hope we are going to have a president who is like a pen, or rather a pencil. We don’t need a copying pencil president whose job would be writing whatever his party or group tells him what to write. Furthermore, we don’t need a president like a ball-point pen; who is too strict and narrow-minded with many defects and he never accepts change.. More

What to do before selecting…

J.M Fahmy | 30 April 2012
In a few weeks down the line Egyptians will be heading once more to the ballots, they had to Vote on March 2011 for constitutional amendments which come against all odds due the famous Invasion of Boxes…then again after lots of put off and a major stress on MC (Military Council) another election took place to create our National Assembly which proved its failure to represent people or solve their problems. At the time I warned, how can we elect a member of parliament before clearly setting his duties his role and how to account him or fire him from the parliament provided he failed to do what was supposed to do? .. More

Following the herd

Rania Hefny | 27 April 2012
The shepherd was leading his flock to a green pasture using some help of his dog to maintain the herd organized. He was only bothered by one sheep that goes away from the herd. This sheep was rebellious and opposed the shepherd, as he refused the idea that the shepherd is .. More

About selecting the 118th Pope

Sabry Fawzy Gawhara | 26 April 2012
Now, as the official mourning on the departure of Pope Shenouda III is coming to an end, and because we need to maintain the church, especially in the current storming circumstances in Egypt, steps are being taken to select the 118th Pope of Alexandria. Apparently, proposals and suggestions are everywhere making a lot of chaos. It is well known that we, the Egyptians, prove great failure when we attempt to work together in order to achieve an important goals, because each of us believes that God has given him the greatest mind ever that never make mistakes, and that every different opinion is not only bad, but also a stupid and corrupted one full of betrayal and bad intentions. It’s even worse when it’s related to personal disagreements between two intellectuals... More

The difference between excluding Suleiman and Abu Ismail

Dr.Yehya al-Wakil | 25 April 2012
What benefits have we gotten after Omar Suleiman announced his intentions to run for the presidency? First, this revealed the ugly face of the Muslim Brotherhood before the public. Second, this revealed their ambitions in taking complete control of all authorities in Egypt. Third, It also revealed the ugly face of religious extremism and making use of Islam in politics and the tendency to violence in some Salafist groups... More

Religious President is wanted!!

Jack Attalla | 24 April 2012
The funniest thing I heard in two weeks was that Salafis, Muslim Brotherhood and the Supreme Council of Armed Forces are looking for a religious President. As they want to have halal tourism with no alcohols or bikinis. They want to cover the pharaonic statues (Just for a while before they can demolish it completely along with its temples which are full of infidelity according to them!). Maybe they will use the students for this mission after a salafi becomes the Minister of Education. I’m really worried after those people announced they would cover these statues. .. More

Can He Do it Again?

J.M Fahmy | 23 April 2012
Thanks God ...Last week in my thoughts I published a post under the Title WHY I declared why I do not support Omar Suleiman as President cause I see in him the image Of Hosni Mubarak, maybe it was because in a last attempt from Mubarak to contain the 25 January Revolution he appointed him as Vice president which made him more hated by public opinion! I know there were lots of good sides in Omar Suleiman as a public respected figure but for sure not locally acceptable. To me he was a no no just like Military Council-MC- or Muslim Brotherhood-MB- they all were a NO NO!.. More

America is the solution!

Monir Beshai | 20 April 2012
After a long and fierce debate about the eligibility of Sheik Hazem Abu Ismail to run for the presidency, the competent committee decided finally to delete his name from the records of candidates after making sure his mother has gotten the U.S. citizenship. The decision of the Committee is not a subject to appeal and thus “it’s over”... More

Paving the Coptic Way to Jerusalem

Ashraf Ramelah | 19 April 2012
Late last week Egyptian Copts in Cairo booked private airline flights to Jerusalem to celebrate Easter holy week. Soon after, the joy they anticipated turned to anger when they faced rejection by a Coptic priest at the door of Jerusalem’s Saint Helena Chapel on Coptic Palm Sunday. This unlikely denial is understood only by comprehending the unlikelihood of the trip, for it was the first of its kind (a direct flight from Cairo airport to Ben Gurion airport) since the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty of 1979 signed by Sadat. Unfortunately, for Egyptian Copts, the intervention of an edict issued by their Pope Shenouda III in the same year known as, “the law that forbids Copts to travel to Jerusalem,” superseded the peace treaty... More

What if you were Habiba?

Magdi Nabil | 18 April 2012
Habiba is a young Egyptian actress who, like many actresses, was admired by and got married to a rich businessman from Qatar. Few years later, this rich man was killed and she was accused of murdering him. All evidence were against her. So, she was sentenced to 10 years in prison, and she has already served half of them... More