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Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs, participated on behalf of president ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī in the celebration for the 800th anniversary of the meeting of Saint Francis of Assisi with Sultan al-Kāmil al-Ayyūbī. The celebration was led...
The Coptic Catholic Church in the Asyūṭ governorate has completed preparations for Cardinal Sandri Leonardo and his accompanying delegation who will be visiting the Cathedral and the offices of the diocese this Tuesday.  The Cardinal is scheduled to meet with priests and other members of the...
In order to shed a light on Coptic pilgrimage places, this article introduces forgotten Coptic historical sites. One of the most important historical churches is in al-Zaqāzīq, al-Sharqiyah Governorate, and goes by the name al-Qiddīs Yūsuf al-Najjār Church (Saint Joseph the Carpenter). 
The three Egyptian churches denied that they walked out of the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, adding all reports to this effect were bare of truth. [Muṣṭafā Raḥḥūmah and Ahmad Ghunaym, al-Watan, Nov. 15, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic  
In a new book on the roots of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, Fr. Stefanos Daniel [Istīfānūs Daniyāl] presents historical facts that, according to him, have been long neglected by historians. 
Father Rafīq Jarīsh, the spokesman of the Catholic Church in Egypt, said that the Catholic Church is well-known by its schools. There are 171 Catholic schools in Egypt, 38 of which in Upper Egypt.  
 Bishop Pachomius, commenting on calls to stage protests against the Muslim Brotherhood on August 24, said the church does not interfere in politics, adding the church remains a spiritual institution that keeps its distance from political affairs. Father Rafīq Greish, the media spokesman for the...
Bishop Dr. Yūhannā Qultah Sa‘īd, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, comments on the recent attack on Egyptian troops in Sinai and the tragic events in Dahshūr: “the internal picture is just another facet of what is happening on the [Sinai] border … There is a pressing need for the...
Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq lauded the organizers of the Youth and Future Industry Conference, confirming that the rejection of the other leads to violence, and that the inappropriate use of the media tools is a threat to young people.
Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Church of Alexandria for the Coptic Catholics and head of the Assembly of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Egypt (ACPBE), participated in the 64th session of the Munich Security Conference.
Father Hānī Bākhūm, spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, stated that the decision taken by Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican on the abolition of the death penalty[1] from the Catechism of the Catholic Church reflects a doctrinal development and a...
Under intensive security coverage, the Coptic Catholic Church in Naṣr City celebrated the Christmas Eve Mass presided by Patriarch Ibrāhīm Isḥāq.
The Latin Apostolic Vicariate of Alexandria of Egypt organizes today a spiritual gathering for the Franciscan friars to celebrate the candlelight processional at the Carmelite Church, Būlāq, Cairo.
On the margin of his participation to the Synod of the Catholic Bishops held this year in Baghdad, Coptic Catholic Patriarch Isḥāq Ibrāhīm toured the Iraqi capital to take pics under the colossal statue of the city’s founder, Abu-Ghaʿfar al-Manṣūr. Accompanied by his secretary, Father Būlus Bibāwī...
Extremists have ordered that no strangers from outside the village enter the Virgin church in ‘Aqalīat, Aswan in order to celebrate the feast of Virgin Mary.
President of the Faculty of Religious Sciences of St. Joseph the Jesuit University of Beirut, Fr. Edgard al-Haybī (also al-Haiby) was received by the Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrahim Ishak [Ibrāhīm Isḥāq] in Cairo, Egypt.
An entire year has passed after violent events took place in Dalgah after the dispersal of Rāb’ah al- ‘Adawiyah and Nahdah sit ins.
Coptic Catholic bishop Botros Fahīm assured that the Church does not intervene in political matters and will not support a presidential candidate
Chaldean Catholic Cardinal Louis Sako of Baghdad, Iraq, has invited the Eastern Catholic Patriarchs to participate in the 26th synod to be held from November 26 to 30, 2018, in the Cardinal headquarters at al-Manṣūr city of Iraq. The theme of the session will be dubbed: “Youth: a sign of hope in...
In a procession of candles, green leaves, a globe, and the flag of Egypt, the Franciscan Sisters of Egypt celebrated the 11th convention that comes this year with a significant development of the order. 

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