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The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the inauguration of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Mount Asyūṭ (known as the Monastery of Durunka). The opening ceremony of the monastery’s archaeological cave after its restoration witness the presence of Bishop Yūʾanis, bishop of Asyut along with a number of...
Orthodox Copts will celebrate the Birth of Virgin Mary in the next month, during which they will visit monasteries and churches. The Virgin’s Monastery in Durnuka Mountain, in Asyūṭ, holds particular fame as it was the last stop for the holy family on their way to Palestine.
The Diocese of Samallūṭ is making every effort to end the crisis of Coptic visitors to the monastery of the Virgin Mary in Jabal al-Ṭayr, by opening the entrances to the roads and allow the Copts to enter, pray and receive blessings, after the suffering they have experienced. This comes after the...
Fr. Mūsā Ibrāhīm, official spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, announced that Pope Tawādrūs II decided to form a commission to follow up on the legal consequences around the issue of Wādī al Rayyān. 
After a brief respite, St. Macarius Monastery in Wādī al-Rayyān has once again found its way back into the spotlight after monks woke up to find the Environmental Ministry’s demolition equipment and police working to repossess a thousand acres of the monastery’s land.  According to sources, when...
Monks from the St. Macarius Monastery in Wādī al-Rayyān, al-Fayūm, confirmed that security forces led by the Environmental Affairs Agency demolished monastery facilities, including a church, monastic living quarters, and farmland.  They said that several monks had been assaulted while protesting...
The Coptic Orthodox Church categorically rejected a statement circulating on social media purportedly issued by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on monasticism and monasteries. 
Days ago, Pope Tawāḍrūs II inaugurated the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Jabal al-Qalālī [Qalali Mountain].
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 Coptic Orthodox Church continues to issue warnings over people trying to steal donations from Copts under various pretenses.  The latest comes from the Diocese of Dayr Mawās and Diljā, which warned of the circulation of receipts stamped with a seal attributed to “Brothers of the Lord” in the...

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