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On Thursday, April 11, the heads of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Churches held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St. Mark Cathedral in ʿAbāssiyya in the hopes of ending the harmful personal status crisis.  The meeting was presided over by Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch ...
A new study reveals a decrease in the Christian population by a third, yet the Ṭāʾif  Agreement imposes parity. Only a few buildings are still inhabited by Christians west of the old Ṣaydā road in al- Ḥadath area in the suburb of Southern Beirut, after the departure of hundreds of people, and the...
The Chaldean Catholic Eparchy Church celebrated on Wednesday the day of St. Thomas the Apostle, patron of the Chaldean Church and Patriarchate. The Apostle Mar Thomas was a preacher of Mesopotamia (Iraq), the founder of the Chaldean Church of the East and the Messenger of Central Asia and he...
For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...
The Maronite Church is part of the Catholic Church, and recognizes the sovereignty of the Vatican. The headquarters of the Maronite Church in Bakarkī, Lebanon, and it has its own patriarch and bishops. It was founded by Patriarch Yūḥannā Mārūn in 687 AD in northern Syria. Yūḥannā Mārūn and his...
  On Monday, the Catholic Church celebrated the Episcopal ordination of Cardinal Anṭūniyyūs Najīb, the honorary patriarch of the Catholic Church in Egypt. Patriarch Anṭūniyyūs Najīb was born in 1935 in the city of Samallūṭ  in Minya. He was chosen for the priesthood in 1960. He received his...
The issue of menstruating women still attracts the attention of the Coptic public opinion, and raises controversy between reformist vs. conservative views, and between rejection and acceptance.
On April 21, millions of Christians around the world celebrate the glorious Easter feast, according to the Western calendar, as the Catholic Churches (the Vatican), Roman churches, Latins, Chaldean and Maronite celebrate the feast on Saturday night, 20th of this month.
The churches, both in Egypt and throughout the world, cried over the Notre Dame fire that consumed the roof of the cathedral before toppling one of its massive towers.  
The Catholic Patriarch Ibrahim Ishaq met this morning with George Gharīb, the President of the International Catholic Conference of Scouting (ICCS), the ICCS-EM Regional Secretary, Antoine Maqsùd, the President of the Egyptian Catholic Scout Committee, Joseph Faīq, and the Leader of the Scout Abu...

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