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His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria, received a high-ranking delegation from the Evangelical Church in Germany on Monday at the Papal Residence, presided by Nādiyya al-Karshā Pastor of the Church of the Evangelical German Church in Egypt.
Yesterday, the leaders of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical and Episcopal churches met at the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in al-‘Abbasīa with the legal advisors for discussing the articles of the new Personal Status Law for Egypt’s Christians.   
A high-level German delegation led by Dr. Rev. Tharwat Qādis, chairman of the Council for Dialogue and Ecumenical Relations, arrived in Aswan en route to Luxor. The delegation will visit the Coptic Evangelical Church in Luxor and its affiliated schools.
Convening for three days from February 22 to 24 in Egypt, the Global Leadership Summit is held at the Coptic Evangelical Church in Heliopolis Cairo. In an interview hosted by al-Bawāba News, one of the coordinators of GLS, Sāmir al-Ḍaʿīf explained that the summit’s objective is to rectify erroneous...
Many question marks have been surrounding the five the candidates to succeed Pope Shenouda III as patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church in light of talk inside the church on the need to have a pope would not venture into politics.
Anba Bīshūy, or Makram Iskandar Niqūlā, the 76-year-old Metropolitan Bishop of Damietta, Kafr al-Shaykh and al-Brārī, died of a heart attack early in the morning on Wednesday. Pope Tawāḍrūs II mourned the Coptic Orthodox Bishop Bīshūy, and the funeral prayers will be held at Monastery of Saint...
Pope Tawadros II called on all Coptic Christians to attend mass this Christmas, stressing that the anniversary of the attacks against Copts on this holiday should not prevent Copts from expressing joy during the festive season. Due to Egypt’s political turmoil and the recent approval of the country...
Head of the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa Rev. Dr. Munīr Hannā Anīs revealed that he had sent a message to the academy enquiring about the views of Islamic sharī’ah regarding a Christian family’s custody of a Christian orphan and asked for a fatwá in...
The Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt announced yesterday that Bishop Ibrāhīm Ishāq of al-Minya Governorate has been elected new Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church to replace Patriarch Antonius Najīb.   The spokesman of the Church Father Rafīq Greish said that the official announcement by the...
In response to the economic reform process Egypt is undergoing – hence, affecting some social sectors in general and the poor and those below the poverty line in particular - the head of the Coptic Evangelical denomination launched the initiative "One for All" campaign to encourage young people of...
In a strongly worded statement marking the fourth anniversary of the dispersal of Rābʿāh in August 2013, which resulted in a wave of violence against churches and Egyptian Christians, Bishop Makāriyūs of Minya and Abu Qurqāṣ criticized the authorities, saying: “Although the Constitution ensures the...
Shaykh Rabīʾ al-Lubaydī, Director General of Egypt’s Ministry of [Religious] Endowments, al-Zāwyah branch, Cairo, says that Virgin Mary- Maryam in Islam- is revered and venerated by all Egyptians, Muslims and Christians, and she is the ultimate example for of purity, chastity and perfection.
President of the Evangelical congregation in Egypt Dr. Andrīyya Zakī extended condolences to the Egyptian people and the government on the death of Dr. ʿAlī al-Sammān, who was a symbolic figure of Islamic-Christian dialogue and had worked sincerely to foster interfaith and intercultural coexistence...
The first Arab woman priest in the Middle East, Rev. Rūlā Sulaymān, presbyter of the National Evangelist Presbyterian Church of Tripoli, Lebanon, was officially appointed as a pastor of the church in August 2009.
The first session of the Global Conference for Interfaith Dialogue organized by the German Reformed Church in Bonn, Germany, on the 500th anniversary of the Evangelical Reformation was launched today in presence of religious leaders from various Christian churches and denominations.
Pope Tawāḍrūs presided over the liturgy today in St. Mark Cathedral, Cairo, to celebrate the martyrdom of St. Paul and St. Peter according to the calendar of the Coptic Orthodox church.
Rev. Rif`at Fatḥī, the Secretary General of the Evangelical Church of Egypt (Synod of the Nile) and the Secretary General of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC), commented on a video distributed over social media today, saying, “The comments of the Coptic Orthodox priest do not represent the...
Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrāhīm Ishāq received on Saturday a delegation of the council of bishops of Eastern Apostolic Churches of Australia and New Zealand in the headquarters of the Catholic patriarchate. 
While many monks and priests welcomed the decision of Pope Tawādrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark to prohibit monks from holding confessions of the believers, and assigning the practice of this sacrament only to priests, some others expressed their reservations on...
Tomorrow (Monday), The Coptic Evangelical Commission for Social Services will organize a forum for cultural dialogue under the title “Together Against Violence” at the Commission’s headquarters in Arḍ al-Sulṭān in al-Minyā. 

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