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A young man attacked a church guard with a knife and injured him in the neck after the guard prevented him from entering a church in the northern Egyptian province of Alexandria on Saturday, an Egyptian police official said. The attacked guard resisted and, assisted by other guards, took control of...
Security forces in the Qinā Governorate surrounded the village of Karnak in the Abu Tisht district in Qinā on Wednesday, following an exchange of ammunition between the security forces and those accused of the church bombings.
On November 19, Christians of al-Fashn in the governorate of Banī Swayf will gather for the 40th day anniversary of Father Samʿān Shiḥāta’s death. This is a custom widely observed by Muslims and Christians alike, probably dating back to pharaonic days. In light of this occasion, please find...
Before the bombing of the two churches in Ṭanṭa and al-Iskandariyya, there was a rising of the group Jamāʻa al-Islāmiyya al-Takfīriyya that is known as “al-Ṣaʿadūn Bil-Ḥaq”. Due to the political vacuum in Islamic organizations, a new organization has publicly appeared with an Islamic unification...
Pope Tawadrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, will meet on Friday morning with the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, for a semi-annual session, to conclude the meetings of the committees which have been convening since last Saturday. It will be the first...
The Coptic woman's ambition never ends; she is tireless, and never gives up trying to get her rights, especially in facing the church’s legacy of dominance over women’s affairs.
Dāʿish, also known as "ISIS". the terrorist organization, has acknowledged its failure to create sectarian strife within the Egyptian society. The latest issue of the organization’s weekly magazine " al-Naba”, said with regard to the recent church bombings in Tanta and Alexandria: "The predominant...
Egypt’s Grand Muftī strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā this morning. The attack killed 25 Egyptians and injured 71 others. He said in his statement on Sunday that this painful incident is affecting both Egyptian Muslims and Egyptian Christians, and that we...
Dr Rev. Andrea Zakī, head of the Coptic Evangelical Congregation, said that the terrorist explosion, which hit the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā this morning, was a “cowardly and despicable act as the intimidation of worshipers is contrary to religious and human values.” 
 Egypt’s President al-Sīsī has just visited the Papal Headquarters in the Cathedral of St. Mark in ʿAbāsiyya, and was received by His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark.

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