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CTV interviewed Pope TawāḍrūsII following the opening of the first Coptic Church in Japan during his first ever visit to the country. “We built the church upon the request of Copts in Japan so that they do not feel isolated,” said the Pope. A priest from Australia will be delegated to serve...
Shaykh Aḥmad Abū Rāshid al-Jabālī, chief of the Jabāliyya tribe and advisor to the Monastery of St. Catherine on Sinai tribal affairs, denied the news on social media about the closure of the monastery in Christmas for security reasons.
Pope Tawāḍurūs II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark has declared in the ABC Radio Discussion that Copts are being targeted by the Islamic terrorist groups. During  his Australian trip, Pope Tawāḍurūs mentioned that the prayers of “Aḥad al-Saʿf”, which commences  the ”weeks of pain” or “Usbuʿ...
The minister of culture in Egypt, Ḥilmī al-Namnam, attended the opening of the second book exhibition at St. Mark’s Cathedral in ʿAbbāssiyya, Cairo. Dr. Haytham al-Ḥājj ʿAlī, along with the General Bishop Armiyyā, were also present on the opening day. 
UNESCO World Heritage List includes seven Egyptian sites, divided into six heritage: The Monastery of Abū Mīnā, Historical [Islamic] Cairo, The Memphite Necropolis, Ancient Thebes, The Monuments of Nubia, and St. Catherine.  
On November 19, Christians of al-Fashn in the governorate of Banī Swayf will gather for the 40th day anniversary of Father Samʿān Shiḥāta’s death. This is a custom widely observed by Muslims and Christians alike, probably dating back to pharaonic days. In light of this occasion, please find...
Pastor Rūīs Mikhā’īl of the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. Rūīs in Bahrain that the Coptic Orthodox Churchin Bahrain is considering constructing a base during the upcoming period, after having acquired a piece of land, provided by the Bahraini monarch King Ḥamd bin ʿĪsā al-Khalīfa as a...
Pastor Rifʿat Fikrī, President of the Media Committee of Egypt’s Church Council, that the Egyptian church returned the code of personal status for Copts to Counselor Majdī al-ʿAjātī, Minister of Legal Affairs and Parliament, to discuss and amend it.
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...
Pope Tawāḍrūs, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that the Egyptian media over-exaggerates issues and publishes some inaccurate news, which makes Copts abroad worry.
During his reception to a delegation of African journalists and media professionals at the papal headquarters, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs talked about Egypt's long history, the good relationship between al-Azhar and the Church, and the role of the latter in promoting the development of society. 
In his speech in the opening session of the “Together for Egypt” conference organized today morning in Sayid Darwīsh Hall in al-Haram district north of Cairo, Professor Of Coptic Canon Code, Fr. Būlus `Uwaydah, stressed that Copts will stay in Egypt among their fellow Muslims and will never leave...
Father Athanāsiyūs Ḥīnayn [Athanāsiyūs Ḥenein], parish priest of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Athens, called for the removal of faculties of Islamic and Christian sciences from “the narrow paths of religious discrimination”, and make them accessible for all students in secular universities. He...
Pope Tawādrūs‎ II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy see of St. Mark, said that the situation of Christians in Egypt has improved since the June 30th Revolution, when the Egyptian people, both Christians and Muslims took the streets, and were protected by the Egyptian Armed Forces....
On Tuesday, Miṣr al-Khayr Foundation signed a partnership protocol with the Episcopalian church to complete a project titled “Together to Develop Egypt” to train and qualify youth by a number of imāms and priests on the skills of accepting the other, connecting with youth, and spreading love...
  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...
Ibrāhīm al-Jawharī was born in the city of Qaliyūb in the second half of the 18th century. In the small city’s kuttāb, he learned writing and arithmetic, in which he excelled. He used to trans-scribe the religion books, and distribute them to the church at his own expense. He cared to present the...
Bishop Tārdus, Bishop of Port Saʿīd at the Port Saʿīd Archbishopric, received Ambassador Peter Weiderud, Director of the Swedish Cultural Institute for the Middle East region.
Rev. Dr Andrea Zakī, President of the Evangelical Sect, said that the visit conducted by President al-Sīsī yesterday to the Cathedral hailed in a new history of Islamic-Christian relations in Egypt. He said that the president is establishing a new notion of citizenship as a behavior...
Bishop Cyril of Najaʿ Ḥammādī praised the annual visit conducted by the governorate’s executive leadership, headed by the Governor of the territory, to the Archbishopric to present their well-wishes for the feast.
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