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Since the Second World War churches have made tremendous efforts to strive towards more unity. At the same time, we see national and church politics often getting in the way. In this example about church division from Egypt, it is not about dogmatic differences but about the long-term effects of (...
This text was presented to all members of the extraordinary church council meeting or synod on October 24, 2020. It was not a new text. The bishop earlier presented a similar text in 2019 to the parish council of St. John the Baptist Church when relations were discussed with the Maadi Community...
This text was presented to all members of the extraordinary church council meeting or synod of the Anglican Diocese of Egypt on October 24, 2020. The bishop provides some historical background to the Protestant Churches in Egypt Council, explains the Anglican legal structure and argues why the...
Tomorrow marks the eighth anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC), which was established on February 18, 2013, by the heads and members of the Egyptian churches.  The idea for the council came after Egyptian churches participated in meetings held by the Middle Eastern...
The Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating the anniversary of the death of St. Samuel the Confessor [[Ṣamūʾīl al-Muʿtarif] on Kiyahk 8 of the Coptic calendar or December 17 of the Gregorian calendar.  The word “confessor” refers to a saint that was tortured because of his/her Christian faith but did...
The National Council for Women (NCW) thanked Pope Tawāḍrūs II for lighting St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in orange lights in solidarity with the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign to end violence against women.
Yesterday evening, Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and the See of St Mark concluded the second day of the “Second Media Meeting” along with representatives of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s magazine al-Karāza and four Coptic TV channels, Aghapy TV [Aghābī], ME sat, CTV and Koogi [Kūjī], alongside the...
The Coptic Orthodox archdiocese of Samālūt headed by Archbishop Pevnotios [Bifnūtiyūs] has announced that it is beginning to prepare on a film called Martyrs of Faith and the Homeland [Shuhadāʾ al-Imān wa al-Waṭan] with the blessings of the Church and Pope Tawāḍrūs II.
The draft of a law for Christian families in Egypt has again resulted in disagreements between churches, which were conveyed in notes sent to the government.
The Archbishop of Sebastia Atallah Hanna [ʿAṭā Allāh Ḥannā] commented on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decree which paved the way for the Cathedral of Holy Wisdom (Hagia Sophia) to be converted into a mosque. The Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem criticised this...

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