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Pope Tawadros, Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, stressed that the Egyptian Church will not allow the exploitation of the events of Abu Qūrqās to ignite the flames of discord.
The Christians of the Isma`īliya village in Minya held a wedding next to the ruins of the Virgin Mary Church which was burned down by extremists. Many Copts from the village attended the wedding ceremony which was led by the Church's parish priest, Fr. Yūnathān `Ādel.
Cairo airport security authorities banned 8 Copts from traveling for pilgrimage to the Holy Land via Jordan for not having the prior approval from their Church.
Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki, head of the Coptic Evangelical denomination in Egypt, received on Monday the European Parliament (EP)delegation, which is currently visiting Cairo, headed by the Chairman of the EP Foreign Affairs Committee.
In cooperation with the Youth And Sports Directorate, the Egyptian Family House (EFH), under the auspices of Al-Azhar and the Coptic Orthodox Church, or Bayt Al-`Ā'ilah Al-Misriyya, organized a seminar on “the role of youth in building the future of Egypt”.
On the other hand, ‘Imād ‘Abd al-Ghafūr, the leader of al-Nūr Party, said that the Egyptian society would not accept a Copt as president of the republic, adding Article 2 of the Constitution, which stipulates that the official religion of the state is Islam, automatically requires that the...
Life came back to normal in the villages of al-‘Adar, Sallām and Manqabād in Asyut after days of violence and clashes between Muslims and Copts.   Maj. General Ya’qūb Hassan, Secretary-General of the Upper Egyptian governorate, paid a visit to the Manqabād Secondary School, in which the accused...
A large number of candidates running in the third round of the parliamentary elections paid visits to the church to congratulate it over the New Year while candidates of the Salafī al-Nūr Party refrained.   Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Holy Synod, refused to meet any candidates, adding that...
Egyptian churches celebrated the New Year on December 31, 2011 as priests prayed for the stability and peace of Egypt. Dozens of activists and young people were outside the Two Saints Church chanting slogans of national unity while Coptic youths chanted slogans against Mustafá Muhammad Mustafá, a...
The Imbābah fitnah case was adjourned to the February 5 session to hear the testimonies of Maj. General Hamdī Badīn, Commander of the Military Police Corps, and ‘Abīr Fakhrī, the wife of the prime defendant.   In a heated session at the Supreme State Security Court (Emergency), eighty-four...
The Court of Urgent Matters in Alexandria on Sunday looked into the case of the bombing attacks that targeted the Two Saints Church to the February 5 session after the defense counsel demanded the inclusion of other parties to the case, Field Marshal Husayn Tantāwī in his capacity as Chairman of...
An Egyptian parliamentary and media delegation visited the Egyptian Church in Kuwait on the sidelines of a five-day celebration of the 150th anniversary of parliamentary life in Egypt and the honoring of former Kuwaiti parliamentarians. The celebration ceremony will be from October 30 to November...
On the sideline of the Coptic Solidarity's 7th Conference on Highlighting Inequality Faced By Coptic Christians held annually in Washington, Egypt's tycoon Naguīb Sawīres disclosed exclusive statements to Al-Misrī al-Yawm.
Minya public prosecutor, Osāma `Abd al-Mon`em detained 4 citizens from `Ezbet al-Dahab, Damshīr, who are accused of attempting to fuel sectarian strife, assaulting, and intimidating a Coptic family from the same village. 
“The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) was founded in 1974 and the 11th General Assembly was held for the first time in Jordan. It was the first time for me to attend the synod of MECC. I had the honor to meet with King Abdullah," said Pope Twadros II, pointing that during the meeting, the...
«Maspero Massacre 2011»'s aim was to force Egyptian Christians back behind the Church's walls they had left with the outbreak of the Revolution of January 25.
In a special series of his TV Program on Egyptian TV 'Nazra', media presenter Hamdī Rizq hosted Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, to a special series “Hewār Fī Hob Al-Watan” (Talks On Homeland's Love) broadcast on Sada al-Balad TV Channel.
Al-Azhar Observer welcomed the decision of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) on Friday, which considered Al-Aqsa Mosque a holy site and worship for Muslims, according to state media.
Some just causes are spoiled by interferences of passion and overdone reconciliation, while some are messed up due to naivety, and many due to bad intentions.
Dr. Ahmad al-Sāwī, professor of doctrine and philosophy at Al-Azhar University , said that what the Israeli Knesset did to vote on a project that bans the Muslim call to prayer in Palestine, is extremism and a barbaric act that is not in accord with any freedom or international charters.
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