Anti-Bishop protest continues in Cairo

29/10/2010 Hundreds of Muslim worshippers staged a protest on Friday at Amr Ibn al-'As Mosque demanding that Coptic Bishop Bishoy to be tried in court following his negative remarks about the Quran. Last month, Bishop Bishoy, secretary of the Coptic Church's Holy Synod, angered Muslims when he publicly challenged the authenticity of certain verses of the Quran, ...

Al-Azhar’s Grand Sheikh satisfied with Coptic Pope’s Apology

27/09/2010 Al-Azhar spokesperson Mohamad Rifaa al-Tahtawi on Sunday announced that Al-Azhar’s Grand Sheikh Ahmed Tayyeb is satisfied with an apology made by Pope Shenouda III in response to comments made by Bishop Bishoy that suggested some verses of the Quran were fabricated after the death of the Prophet Mohamed. On the other hand, the Pope said that ...

Coptic bishop says controversial Quran statements were ‘Misunderstood’

23/09/2010 Bishop Bishoy, secretary of the Coptic Church's Holy Synod, delayed delivering a scheduled speech at a conference held in Fayoum Wednesday evening in order to consult with his aides after hearing that the local press intended to publish a printed copy of his speech. Bishoy insisted that what was written in the printed copy of his ...