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Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, said that it is unfortunate to see the Holy City of al-Quds (Jerusalem), which is called “The City of Peace”, to be a scene of bloody conflicts for decades, pointing out that bringing peace to Jerusalem is an irreplaceable...
On 12th of October 2017, Reverend Samaʿān Shiḥāta, Priest of St. Julius of Aqfahs in ʿIzbat Jirjis, al-Fashn, Banī Suwayf, was attacked during his service by Aḥmad Saʿīd, a 19-year-old living in al-Marj.  
The Coptic Orthodox Church has decided to hold a weekly sermon in the English language in one of Hurghada's churches in the Red Sea governorate to promote tourism in coastal cities.
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ clarified, in official fatwā No 5016, published on its official website, its ruling regarding the use of comics to make fun of people, in response to a question received, was answered by the Grand Mufti of the Republic Shawqī ʿAllām.
The Sharqiyya Diocese announced the return of a Coptic girl, Raymonda Sameh [Raymūndā Sāmiḥ], after it was rumoured she disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Bishop Maqār, bishop of al-Sharqiyya, thanked the Ministry of Interior and the security services for the girl’s safe return.
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the inauguration of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Mount Asyūṭ (known as the Monastery of Durunka). The opening ceremony of the monastery’s archaeological cave after its restoration witness the presence of Bishop Yūʾanis, bishop of Asyut along with a number of...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the Pope of Alexandria, held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St Mark’s Cathedral in al-ʿAbbāsiyya, with members of the Coptic Endowments Authority, including Fr. Mūsa Ibrāhīm, the official spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church. The meeting discussed ways to control the...
Orthodox Copts will celebrate the Birth of Virgin Mary in the next month, during which they will visit monasteries and churches. The Virgin’s Monastery in Durnuka Mountain, in Asyūṭ, holds particular fame as it was the last stop for the holy family on their way to Palestine.
Egyptian churches announced that they have taken a number of urgent measures to support Egypt in its position regarding the Nile waters, after Ethiopia had stated it started the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in a unilateral action.
After 76 years of asking for a Christian personal status law in Egypt, churches and the government have agreed on a bill that will be revealed soon after it goes to the House of Representatives to be approved.


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