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The churches of Northern Shubrā are presenting a series entitled “A Historical Documentary of the Churches of Northern Shubrā” prepared by one of the deacons at St. George [Mār Jirjis] Church.  It documents the history of every church from their founding to their service. 
“It is forbidden to give zakāt to non-Muslims.”  The Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ released a fatwa [fatwā] a few days ago that caused controversy between Muslims and Copts in Egypt.  Egyptians were divided on social media with some rejecting and some supporting the fatwā.  The controversy about the fatwā...
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that Pope Tawāḍrūs II has adopted new measures to combat the Coronavirus after the sharp increase in cases and deaths among the church priests. 
Orthodox churches and Copts celebrate next Wednesday the beginning of the Nativity Fast which ends on Coptic Christmas Day, January 7, 2021. 
The Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center announced the opening of a college of humanities and natural sciences, which includes four departments with master degree programs and two departments offering bachelor’s degrees.  It also mentioned that classes will begin in December.  Departments will teach...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II consecrated the baptismal font and icons at the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. Demiana [Dimiyāna] in Shubrā after finishing consecrating the church’s six altars.
Over the last two decades, the Coptic Orthodox Church has expressed its opposition to several films and television shows, both domestic and international, resulting in the cancellation of some of these works and censorship of others.  The reasons for the church’s disapproval vary.
The Coptic Orthodox Church continues to ordain new monks and nuns in different Coptic monasteries.  The most recent ordination was of 17 nuns among the students from the Monastery of Prince Tāwadrūs the Levantine and the Monastery of the Archangel Michael [Mīkhāʾīl] in Qāmūlā, western Luxor.
Amidst the security and precautionary measures, the village of Mīt Damsīs in Ajā celebrated the feast day of Saint George [Mār Jirjis] at the monastery named after him.  The monastery was careful to make visitors adhere to the precautionary measures inside the church and when visiting religious and...
Bishop Dūmādiyyūs, bishop of Giza and Ūsīm, revealed that he visited Wāʾil Saʿad Tawāḍrūs, formerly Monk Ashʿiyāʾ, who was sentenced to death for killing Bishop Epiphanius [Epīphaniyyūs], head of St. Macarius Monastery (dayr Abū Maqār) in Wādī al-Naṭrūn.

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