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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.

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