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On Tuesday the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated the 51th anniversary of the Virgin Mary's appearance, according to Christian belief, on the domes of the church that bears her name in the al-Zaytūn area of Cairo.
There has been a long history of relations between the Egyptian Church and the African continent. Since its inception in the 1970s, the Coptic Orthodox Bishopric of Africa has been interested in translating the books of liturgy, sacraments and liturgical services into some 17 African languages that...
The Coptic Orthodox Church sent a congratulatory letter to the Shaykh of al-Azhar and the Grand Muftī and some political figures in which Pope Tawadros II congratulated Muslims on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr ('Amād Khalīl, al-Masrī al-Yawm, Aug. 9). Read original text in Arabic.
Presidency confirmed that President Muhammad Mursi (Mūrsī) held a surprise meeting with Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, and Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, at the Presidential Palace (Nāsir 'Abd al-Majīd, al-Wafd, June 19, p. 4). Read original text in Arabic.
A Copt attempted to attack Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II during his weekly sermon on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Saint Mark Cathedral in al-‘Abbāsīyyah. The attacker, ‘Adil Līyūn Wahīb, attempted to reach the place the Pope is staying. People panicked, but the security guards succeeded in...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II has announced his plans to form a council to facilitate divorce and remarriage by the end of April. The plan includes various procedures such as providing easy access to legal and social workers, clerical councils to help the families, the introduction of the...
There are new signs of fitnah tā'ifīyah in the town of al-Wastá of Beni Suef Governate. Al-Sabāh reported about a number of anti-Christians pamphlets that were distributed in al-Wastá, in addition to, flyers that were against Saint George Church (Mār Jirjis). The messages accused Saint George...
The constituent assembly writing a new constitution for Egypt is facing collapse from within as less 48 hour after civil parties and movements suspended their activities the representatives of the three churches announced on Friday (November 16) withdrawal in protest over certain articles in the...
A prominent bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod revealed that the 1957 statute on the election of patriarch will be amended, noting the candidates for the papal chair of Saint Mark are expected to sign a paper pledging to enforce the amendments in case they won the voting.
The African Affairs Committee (AAC) met today Thursday with H.H. Pope Tawāḍrūs II at the Coptic Orthodox Church headquarter in Abbasiyya, Cairo.
Bishop Ruways Morcos, Deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate, stated that Pope Tawadros will visit Alexandria today on a pastoral trip. 
Everyone agrees that the departure of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is a genuinely-serious matter considering the pope’s important personality during nearly half a century of crises and events or the Egyptian church’s position as a key Egyptian institution thanks to the pope.
Sharīf al-Shūbāshī wonders in an opinion article in al-Ahrām whether it is logical to ask the party that first sparked a fire to put it down, referring to attempts to have salafists intervening to end the current sectarian crisis. He said he has watched mind-boggling Youtube clips showing men,...
The author reports that the health of Pope Shenouda does not seem to be good, as he looked tired during his weekly meeting in the St. Mark Cathedral.
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