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“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...
In light of the controversy caused by the recent comments made by French President Emmanuel Macron, al-Ahrām Portal talked to three Coptic intellectuals who agreed that insulting Islam, religions in general, and prophets is unacceptable from a Christian perspective.  However, some of them also...
The Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center (COCC) under the supervision of Bishop Irmiyā, the General Bishop and head of the center, is participating in its 7th Coptic Orthodox book fair.  The book fair will run until November 22 in the Saint Athanāsiyūs room of the Anbā Ruways Church under the St. Mark’s...
Dr. Rafīq Habīb, an advisor to the president and deputy leader of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood group, accused the secular elite of beleaguering the president and his party.
For the past 40 years, the church has been Copts’ sole refuge and Pope Shenouda III has been a religious leader and political intellectual thinking for all the congregation that the Christians have come down to only one person, the late patriarch. 
Bishop Angaelos [Anjilūs], the Pope’s secretary for the Coptic Orthodox dioceses of the USA, returned to Egypt this week and met Pope Tawāḍrūs II yesterday to discuss the demands of the priests and the congregation of t Northern Shubra, Cairo, which he supervised before he was appointed secretary...
Acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius said the church rejects calls to set ablaze the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters and offices during million-man protests scheduled to be staged on August 24, called the Brotherhood Toppling.
“A detailed life of Jesus,” a book that has appeared in many Coptic Orthodox book stores,  caused much controversies as it contains a variety of falsities about the life of Jesus Christ, including a kiss from Virgin Mary to Jesus.
Kamal Zākhir, the Founder of the Secular Coptic Current, has undergone a harsh attack on the social networking sites after the sermon he delivered in Mary Girgis Church at al-Qulalī district, Cairo; moreover, the sermon created controversy between the conservative and reformist currents in the...
Pope Tawadros starts today an official visit to the Emirates in which he will meet state officials and will head the first mass for him in the Saint Antonios Church in Abu Dhabi.

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