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His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, delivered his weekly sermon at the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. Bishoy in St Mark's Cathedral in ‘Abbāssiyya.
The article reviews the story of the invention of the current Gregorian calendar, showing the historic background of differences in celebrating Christmas between Eastern and Western churches.
In an interview with al- Ahrām, Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark congratulates Muslims on ‘Īd al-Adh? and wishes Egypt all prosperity and welfare.
The author records the Western interest of Christmas celebrations.
The writer tries to presents a Biblical chronology of the birth of Jesus Christ to clarify the difference between the Western and the Eastern Church calendar.
The administrative court have rejected a case put forward by Coptic lawyer Mamduh Nakhla which argued that the Coptic New Year should be made an official holiday.
The Coptic calendar is based on the calendar of ancient Egyptians. It is still used by Egyptian farmers. Each year, on September 11, Egyptian Copts celebrate the feast of martyrs or the feast of Nayrouz, as it marks the first day of the Coptic calenda
An interview with his holiness Pope Shenouda III covering the reality of the clash of civilizations, the different dates for celebrating Christmas and Easter, rumors of sectarian strife and extremism in religion and other subjects.
Despite the fact that the Bible is the religious constitution of all Christians all over the world, Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on January 7, while Catholic and Protestant Christians celebrate it on December 26. The different interpretations of the Bible are also insecure among them....
Prof. Joseph Sedqi, former head of the National Cosmological and Geophysical Research Institute, explained why Western Christians celebrate Christmas on December 25, whilst Eastern Christians celebrate it in January. It is due to different calendars and not religious difference. He calls for...


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