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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...
In response to objections directed at him by some people over his reforms, Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the Coptic Orthodox Church is not like other new or modern churches, adding that it is one of the oldest Christian churches in the world, and that no one can change the Church.  He also said that...
The churches of Northern Shubrā are presenting a series entitled “A Historical Documentary of the Churches of Northern Shubrā” prepared by one of the deacons at St. George [Mār Jirjis] Church.  It documents the history of every church from their founding to their service. 
“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...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II had a phone call with Pope Francis on Sunday in celebration of the Day of Brotherly Love held on May 10th between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church. 
The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.
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.
Orthodox churches and Copts celebrate next Wednesday the beginning of the Nativity Fast which ends on Coptic Christmas Day, January 7, 2021. 
The Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center announced the opening of a college of humanities and natural sciences, which includes four departments with master degree programs and two departments offering bachelor’s degrees.  It also mentioned that classes will begin in December.  Departments will teach...
Bishop Julius [Yūliyyūs], general bishop of Old Cairo, said that the Coptic Orthodox Church is an essential pillar in Egypt and wants to participate in initiatives that serve the nation. 

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