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Rafīq Greish, media spokesperson for the Catholic Church in Egypt, who accompanied Pope Tawadros during his visit to the Vatican, said the idea for the meeting came about when Pope Tawadros met the Vatican ambassador to Egypt in Cairo, initiating plans for the first meeting between the two Popes...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II and his Church delegation arrive back in Egypt tonight after his historic eight-day visit to Italy to see Vatican Pope Francis. The trip came forty years after the visit of the late Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III to former Vatican Pope John-Paul II. It is...
The Evangelical Church in Tripoli, Libya has declared that it will not hold Easter Celebrations this year, as it fears anger and attacks from extremists. Recently there have been violent attacks against Christians in Libya, including the bombing of a church in Misrata, which killed two Egyptian...
A delegation of the Church left the Papal residency on Thursday morning, February 28. Bishop Pachomius of Beheira and the five Western cities, headed the delegation. The delegation was further made up of: Bishop Bishoy of Damietta; Bishop Raphael, secretary of the Holy Synod; Bishop Bīmin of Qūs...
The Coptic Orthodox Church has confirmed its refusal to participate in the national dialogue called for by President Muhammad Mursī. According to Father Angelous, the secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Pope, the Church has a spiritual foundation and it has a national role, not a political one. The...
Pastor Ridā Thābit, President of Synod of the Nile (the High Council of the Evangelical Church), said that Egypt will not gain from the haphazardness except shame, adding that the haphazardness of the regime embarrasses Egypt in front of the world.   That came during a press conference organized by...
A Coptic Orthodox Church source said that Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II will ordain six new monks from different monasteries on Sunday, March 10, 2013. The new monks will be distributed in new dioceses. Further, the Pope will consecrate four general bishops in certain dioceses that the Pope...
During a press conference held on Tuesday Feb. 26, al-Katībah al-Tībīyah “Theban Legion” Christian magazine stressed their firm rejection of violence. According to Rāmī Kāmil, a political activist and one of the members of the al-Katībah al-Tībīyah, it is an ecclesiastical family that has been...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II said during his weekly sermon that Christ came to unite everyone and to reconcile the world. He added, “Do not wait for others to love you, but you should offer your love to your brothers in humanity”. He also said that conflicts in the world are due to the absence...
Also on Wednesday, Pope Tawadros II met the Saudi Ambassador, Ahmad Qatān, in Cairo. The visit is the first of its kind since Pope Tawadros took his position as Coptic Orthodox Pope of Egypt (Majdī Fikrī and Sahar Sa'd Allah, al-Dustūr, Feb. 14, p. 2). Read original text in Arabic

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