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Together, patrons of the Church and Copts donated 14 tons of cement and 1,500 Egyptian pounds for the rebuilding of a Mosque in the village of Ibwān. Two Coptic women also prepared food for the construction workers rebuilding the mosque. The mosque will be spread over 500 meters to be in between...
The Sheikh of al-Azhar, Doctor Ahmad Tayyib, called for young people to resist the spread of atheism, saying that they are the ones most able to use electronic media to explain the truth about Islam to atheists. He said that there are many problems in society that have no solution except for faith...
 On Sunday the governor of Aswan, Mustafā Yusrī, announced that people from all parts of Aswanian society have flocked to the Church to wish Coptic Christians a happy Easter, an indication of the brotherly love between citizens. He himself also wished them a happy Easter and assured them that...
The Egyptian Commission for Human Rights Demands that the security apparatus protect Christians during Holy Week The Egyptian Commission for Human Rights has demanded that the Egyptian security apparatus protect the rights of Christians to participate in Holy Week.  A researcher at the Commission...
Coalition of Coptic Egypt accuses the Muslim Brotherhood of involvement in the attack on Al-‘Agmī Church The Coalition of Coptic Egypt has accused the Muslim Brotherhood of an attack against the Church of the Angel Raphael in Al-‘Agmī, which left 4 injured included a police sergeant. The...
Initiative calling for the facilitation of building and restoring churches   A new initiative has provided for the building and restoration of churches in Egypt. This comes in the wake of the security forces’ attack on the Diocese Megāga meant to prevent the building of a church in the village,...
In pictures…Eastern Security Director congratulates Copts on Palm Sunday On Sunday night, Major General Malīgī Fatūh, the Eastern Security Director, inspected the security and traffic situation for churches in Zagazig and the surrounding area. He reminded those in charge of securing the...
Sectarian clashes between Muslims and Copts in the Village of al-Jalāʾ in al-Minyā resulted in at least 9 people being injured. Clashes broke out right after unknown assailants attacked a car carrying a group of Coptic girls, throwing rocks and bricks at the car. In an official statement, Egyptian...
Rev. Dr. Hishām Kāmil, a delegate from the Evangelical Church in California, praised the role of President Sīsī in undertaking the necessary steps to lay the foundation of the ShuhadāʾChurch building. The governor of al-Minyā, speaking about the church, said that what happened among the Muslims of...
The governor of al-Minyā, donated the first 1000 Egyptian Pounds toward the building of a church in Samālūt. He said that his donation came as “an Egyptian citizen, not as the governor of al-Minyā.” In addition, ‘Ātif Āmīn, a man from a Muslim family in the village, donated 500 Egyptian Pounds for...
Ahmad Husnī, the President of the Union of Egyptian Youth, condemned the recent assaults on Copts in al-ʿAūr Village in al-Minyā. He said that terrorists who aim to disturb the peace in the village and disrupt Egypt’s stability committed the assaults. He added that they burned several cars and...
Whoever thinks that the Arab-Israeli Conflict is merely an Islamic or Arab problem is wrong. Such a point of view ignores that the conflict has the same ramifications for the future of the Copts. The relationship between the Copts in Egypt and the Copts in Palestine goes back to when Roman...
Fears that Islamic State kidnapped 46 Egyptians in Libya There is still no trace of the 46 Egyptians who disappeared between July and September 2014. However the fact that most of them were Egyptian Copts makes a kidnapping by Islamic State a likely scenario and resembles the kidnapping and...
New ways to spread disharmony between Muslims and Christians Egypt has witnessed several episodes of violent clashes between Christian Copts and Muslims, recently so in Embaba. However, the production and advertising of clothes and shoes with religious symbols –such as a cross and the prophet’s...
The Biblical Coptic Association is scheduled to host a seminar that will discuss the book “Copts and the Revolution” by Andrea Zakī. The book is about “the role that the Copts played in both the Jan 25th 2011 and 30th of June 2013 revolutions “.   (Mīra Tawfīq,Sadā al-Balad,17 March 2015)    For...
The problem started when a Coptic resident of Al- Ma’sara presented false documents to the government claiming that the land of al-Sallahīn mosque belongs to him. When Bishop ʿAzar heard of the incident, he moved to the place of the mosque and prevented the destruction of the mosque and...
  Next Tuesday, the Orthodox Church headed by Pope Tawadros will host an event for the third annual memory of Pope Shenoda III in Wādī Al-Natrūn where he was buried. On the 26th of March, the church will host another event to remember the fallen Copts in Libya.  Read more here - Link connects you...
Financial Times: "ISIS wants to fuel religious discord in Egypt" The British newspaper, the Financial Times, wrote that the Islamic State (Dā‛ish) is purposefully planting the seeds of sectarian discord in the region. The newspaper added that Dā‛ish would rejoice in the event that Muslim...
American President: Muslims in Egypt have protected churches with their lives During a speech at a conference in Washington DC on combatting extremism, US President Barack Obama said, "we cannot let extremist [takfīrī] organizations destroy our societies." He asked nations to call for...
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