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The Louvre Museum in Paris holds a fragment of ivory, dating back to the early 7th century, depicting St. Mark enthroned in the foreground and surrounded by his successors as Patriarch assembled together under the Alexandria gateway.  In the background, observing the holy gathering below them, are...
The Community Egypt (Tc Egypt), an evangelical organization to serve the community, organizes a dialogue platform entitled “The Differences in Interpreting the Bible” on Saturday, April 14 in New Cairo.
In cooperation with the Dār al-Kitāb al-Muqaddas (the Holy Bible Publication House), the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), organized a literary forum to discuss the theme ‘a new Arabic rereading of the biblical text’. Head of the CEOSS and of Egypt’s Presbyterian church,...
The women's committee of al-Wafd party has visited the Coptic Catholic Theological Seminaryin Maʿādi on Saturday, as part of the journey of the track of the Holy Family in Egypt under the slogan "Egypt of Love". The delegation was received by Father Bīshūy Rasmī, director of the Coptic Catholic...
Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, is to open today, Wednesday, the largest Coptic Library in the Middle East.
On behalf of the Egyptian Government, the Minister of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs ʿUmar Marwān (Omar Marawan) required the adding of the representative of the Egyptian Church to the permanent committee of technical, legal and administrative experts on the protection of manuscripts.
Under the auspices of Bishop Mūsá, the Bishop of Youth, and Bishop Martyrus, the Church of the Virgin Mary in Ard al-Sharkah district in Cairo has held a carnival entitled “The Holy Bible for All” in College de la Salle. It included performances that present explications of Holy Bible verses in a...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
Editor AWR: Matthew Anderson was ordained in 2005 as priest in the Anglican Church in the USA, taught at the School of Alexandria and served the Anglican/Episcopal Diocese of Egypt between 2009 and 2011. Upon return to the USA he continued with a PhD study on blasphemy in Islam at Georgetown...
The Coptic Orthodox Ecclesiastical Council for Family Affairs has announced that they have started receiving requests concerning marital problems. Applicants can meet members of the Council to discuss issues pertaining to marriage as well as divorce applications. 
In her article, the author, Maryān Nājī, discusses the issue of sex, marriage and same-sex marriage from a Christian point of view and highlights Christian position on such issues. 
One of the most controversial issues that generated in Egypt’s Coptic Church recently was the mythological approach in interpreting biblical fundamental truths. The term ‘mythology’ erupted on the surface after Monk Seraphim al-Baramūsī and some leaders of the Alexandria [Theological] School had...
In his speech during a celebration marking the anniversary of the death of late Pope Shinūdah III, at the monastery of St. Mary [al-Siryān] in Wādī al-Natrūn, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs II said that late Pope Shinūdah was biblically experienced in theological dialogues.
Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta, Kafr El Sheikh, and Barrari, as well as head of the Coptic Orthodox Monastery of Saint Damiana for nuns, dedicated an article to the mystery of reincarnation, through which God expresses his love for humankind. The article was published in “al-Karāza”...
Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta and Kafr El Sheikh and representative of Pope Tawāḍrūs II handed over an icon to Doctor Tharayyā Bashʿalānī in appreciation of her appointment as chargé d’affairs of the secretary general of the council.
The Evangelical Theology Seminary in al- ʿAbbāsīyah, Cairo, announced the start of teaching the Arab Christian Heritage Diploma at the seminary headquarters in cooperation with the Center for Middle East Christian Studies and the Coptic Studies Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
Pope Tawāḍrūs, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, anticipated the expected attacks accompanying the Church’s preparation of the Holy Myron oil next Tuesday at the Monastery of St. Bīshūy in Wādī al-Naṭrūn. This will be the thirty-ninth time in the history of the church [to prepare...
Under late Pope Kirillus (Cyril) VI of Alexandria, personal status problems of those who sought and were unable to obtain marriage permits disappeared because of his approach that upheld the application of the spirit of the biblical text, not its literal interpretation. Due to his insightful...
  As a follow-up to my interview with a Cairene Protestant pastor, I asked Cornelis Hulsman, Editor-in-Chief of Arab-West Report, for an interview on pious fraud. “I first learned about the term Pious Fraud from my long-time friend Dr. Otto Meinardus, German scholar and former pastor of the Maadi...
  Arab-West Report talked to an Egyptian pastor about the situation of Christian Communities in Egypt. Our interview partner, who prefers not to be mentioned by name, is an Egyptian who has been living for several years abroad and returned to Egypt to work for the benefit of the Christian community...

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