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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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
  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...
While Christmas celebrations are held, and under the shadow of those who aim at destabilizing and terrorizing Egypt, we have to stop a little while to recall the teachings of Jesus, with all their beautiful meanings and value for life. It is especially important to recall those related to love, the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church has been celebrating  the day of the glorious Ascension [Holy Thursday, The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday] since this morning, on Thursday, May 25th.
The Coptic researcher Rūbīr al-Fāris [Rober al-Faris] presents a simplified explanation for the Coptic religion in Egypt. Al-Faris explains that Coptic Christians only worship one God, contrary to the popular misconception that they worship three gods. 
  One of the most important problems under the reign of Pope Kīrullus VI concerned those who were suspended from obtaining marriage permits. 
Background: Metropolitan Bīshūy, an Orthodox Copt is seen by many as a controversial figure for his outspoken statements in regards to other Christian denominations. In this interview, he is asked to comment on the Christian traditions in Egypt and refer to the Bible stories in regards to the Holy...
Background: The Holy Family (Child Jesus, the Virgin Mary, and Saint Joseph) are believed to have visited Asyūṭ, Egypt around 2000 years ago. This revelation is very important to Coptic Christians in Egypt, and the monastery is therefore a place often visited by them. The degree of significance and...
Hānī ʿIzzat, a coordinator with the Union of Personal Status Law Victims, said that rule 38 does not violate the precepts of the gospel as some have said. ʿIzzat added that rule 38 utilizes 7 justifications for divorce from the ʿIzzat gospel, saying that rule 38 had been in effect from 1938 until...
  This year's Coptic Christmas holiday comes exactly one year after a shooting outside a church in Naj‘ Hammādī and less than a week since a tragic church bombing left 23 dead in Alexandria. In light of these threats, AWR's Jayson Casper tells the story of how Coptic Christians celebrated the...
The author calls on Christians to stop complaining that the government does not allow them to build churches or form charity associations. He says they should start adopting the spirit of forgiveness, love and brotherhood between Muslims and Christians.
The author criticizes Christians who enter into debates with Muslims over religious issues, stating that such debates are frivolous and divisive.
Father ‘Abd al-Masīḥ Basīṭ, priest of the Virgin Mary Church in Musturud in Cairo, has accused the laymen who called for four Gospels to be re-written, of being like homosexuals in the West.
In an interview with Rose al-Yūsuf, Nabīl Munīr, attorney and member of the laymen’s conference], said that re-writing the Bible is not a heresy and does not oppose the church or the Holy Bible.

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