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Inhabitants in the area of al- Shaykh Zuwayid and sources from the Department of Endowments North of Sinai stated that there are more than 270 mosques in the city that are out of control.
The Minister of Endowments stated in an interview to Watan that giving licenses to al- Da’wah al- Salafiah is not possible at all in the meantime
The Pope also stated that Egypt is confronting ferocious attacks by terrorists and that the situation is improving gradually. 
The Da’wah al- Salafiah increased its criticism of the Ministry of Endowments after the Da’wah leaders were stopped from giving sermons.
Pope Tawadros assured that Egypt started a new era and that there are new economic projects to develop the economy. 
Pope Tawadros II is going  to the monastery of Saint Bishoy in the Wadī al- Nātrun to start the fast of Yunan (Jonah), known as the ‘Nineveh Fast.’ He shall return on Wednesday to give his weekly sermon (Michael Fāris, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Feb. 10). Read original text in Arabic. 
The lawyer of one of the defendants in al-Khusūs sectarian incident blew a surprise before Banhā Criminal Court yesterday (Jun. 1) that one of the defendants in the trial has been dead for five years. The lawyer presented to Court a death certificate for Yūsuf ‘Azīz Wahbá leading the court to...
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior prepared for the upcoming Palm Sunday, Holy Week, and Easter to secure and update exceptional security measures. According to security sources, 400 officers from different departments and divisions of the Ministry were assigned to secure about 2500 churches and their...
Mīt Damsīs, the small town at the heart of al-Daqahlīya governorate, has witnessed the arrival of thousands of people who have come from all over Egypt to celebrate the anniversary of establishing the monastery of the great martyr Mār Jirjis, or Saint George. The monastery contains a part of the...
The Church in a week: According to “Ṣadā al-Balad” these are the most important events of the three Orthodox Churches in the course of next week:
The Egyptian Council of Churches begins in mid-February its well-known annual celebrations called the “Week of prayer for Christian unity.” 
Despite the high temperatures in mount al-Ghunāym, south-west of Asyūṭ Governorate, lovers and followers of the Virgin Mary visit the Monastery of al-Janādila, for the celebration and the blessing of the birth of the Virgin Mary.
In the framework of the importance that the Minister of Tourism places on religious tourism, and promoting the path of the Holy Family, Minister of Tourism, Yihya Rāshid, Minister of Tourism, received in the ministry’s headquarters a religious delegation of the Eastern Apostolic Churches in...
The countdown to the Sham al-Nasīm reception has begun for the Egyptians, and according to astronomical calculations, it is expected on Monday April 17. Sham al-Nasīm is an ancient Egyptian national holiday. The Egyptians still hold on to the celebration from the time of the Pharaohs, marking the...
  About one million Coptic and Muslim citizens in al-Minyā governorate celebrated the final, closing night [of celebrations] held in the Monastery of the Virgin Mary, located on top of Mount al-Ṭayr in Samālūṭ.
  Major General Nāṣir al-ʿAbd, Assistant Minister of Interior for the north of Upper Egypt, accompanied by Major General Fayṣal Diwīdār, Assistant Minister [of Interior] and Security Director of al-Minyā, as well as [other] security officials in the district, visited the headquarters of the Virgin...
  The village of al-Ṭayr Monastery, part of the Samālūṭ district in al-Minyā [governorate], welcomes millions of Muslims and Coptic visitors from different Egyptian governorates and Arab and global countries to celebrate the birth of the Virgin Mary. 
  Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark's Church, has delegated Bishop Antonios, Bishop of Jerusalem for Orthodox Copts, to attend a ceremony organized by the Orthodox, Catholic and Armenian Churches on Wednesday, marking the end of the 10-month restoration process of the...
Aḥmad  ʿAbd al- Ḥamīd al-Nimr [Ahmed Abdel-Hamid El-Nemer], the supervisor of Coptic archeology, revealed that Coptic heritage is one of the most important historical legacies left for all of us. Some of the most important aspects of the Coptic heritage are the stories and narratives that have...
Editor: We were very pleased to have Shen Shangyun working with us for a full year researching Coptic Christianity and in particular the Holy Family tradition. Shen is from mainland China and belongs to the growing indigenous Christian community. Most Chinese are not religious, but Shen’s mother...

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