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Parishes of the Coptic Orthodox Church abroad have taken preventive measures against the Coronavirus in countries where the epidemic has spread, especially Italy, Greece and Kuwait.
The Epiphany [al-Ghuṭās], which Copts are celebrating this year on Monday, January 20th, has become embodied in the current age through baptism, which is when children are submerged in water 40 days after their birth.  Rituals and customs that Copts are accustomed to doing on this day are not just...
A state of controversy has erupted over the Los Angeles Coptic Orthodox Diocese’s decision to hold two masses for Christmas in 2020.  The first would be on the 24th of next December, and the second would be on the 6th of the following January, coinciding with the western and eastern calendars. ...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, ordained 23 new priests on Saturday to serve the missionary providence of St. Mark in Egypt and abroad. 
The Holy Virgin Monastery, commonly known as al-Muḥarraq Monastery, in Asyūṭ concludes the events of the spiritual renaissance tomorrow under the leadership of bishop Bigol [Bījūl], Bishop of al-Muḥarraq Monastery, and in the presence of large numbers of monks and people from Asyūṭ.
On the seventh of August of each year, the Coptic Orthodox Church begins the fasting of the Virgin Mary (lent), lasting for 15 days, during this period daily prayers and liturgy along with the spiritual revival are held in the evening, where priests and bishops give various spiritual words...
Bishop Maqār, the bishop of Sharqiyya and 10th of Ramadan City, said that al-Laqqān is the service until the washing of the legs, which is the case for washing the inner heart.
Dutch church delegation in Cairo: day 1 - meeting priests of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Shubra El Khayma
Since the Roman massacre against them in the 3rd century AD, Christians in Egypt have tattooed the cross to manifest their faith. Despite the tortures they endured before they were finally killed, Copts etched the cross on the wrists of their children in very early age, fearing for their children...
Always cognizant of St. Mary’s significance as pertaining to her bearing Christ in her womb, the Coptic Church spends the Coptic month Kiahk to celebrate Christ’s birth (on the 29th of Kiahk) honoring the Mother of God.

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