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Shaykh Aḥmad Abū Rāshid al-Jabālī, chief of the Jabāliyya tribe and advisor to the Monastery of St. Catherine on Sinai tribal affairs, denied the news on social media about the closure of the monastery in Christmas for security reasons.
The Coptic Street [community] witnessed several events during the past week… We follow the most prominent of them in the proceeding article. 
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...
ʿAbd al-Ḥāfiẓ Ruwīshīd al-Maṭīrī, the vice president of the Egyptian Council for Egyptian and Arabic Tribes, congratulated Pope Tawāḍrūs II on Christmas.
The engineering commission has completed the reconstruction of 56 churches subjected to destruction following the 30th of June revolution.
The Egyptian armed forces have completed the reconstruction of St Peter’s Church in only 15 days. This comes after President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi [ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī] promised to repair the church following the terroristic attack that targeted the Mass of December 11, 2016. The attack resulted...
While Christmas celebrations are held, and under the shadow of those who aim at destabilizing and terrorizing Egypt, we have to stop a little while to recall the teachings of Jesus, with all their beautiful meanings and value for life. It is especially important to recall those related to love, 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.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has been celebrating  the day of the glorious Ascension [Holy Thursday, The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Ascension Day, Ascension Thursday] since this morning, on Thursday, May 25th.
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...
Every year, on September 11/12, the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the Coptic new year beginning , also called the Nayrūz, according to the agricultural calendar of Ancient Egypt. 
The church’s insistence on the invitations it has sent to SCAF members and Islamists on one hand and calls by the opposition to stage protests off the cathedral on January 5-8 on the other are putting both sides on the horns of a dilemma, reads an opinion article in al-Ahrām daily. Many Coptic...
Archbishop Nicola Antonio Bishop of Tanta for the Greek Orthodox Church said that the celebration of the Church’s centenary will be limited to a Mass ceremony led by Bishop Theodoros II, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and the Whole Africa.
Archbishop Mūnīr Hanna, head of the Episcopal Church in Egypt and presiding bishop of the Middle East, said 36 archbishops representing 90 million bishops in 165 countries around the world agreed in principle in their meeting in London to the proposal of Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and...
The Eminence of the Grand Imam Dr. Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭayib, the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, visited the Cathedral of St. Mark in Al- ʿAbassiyyah yesterday to congratulate Pope Tawadros II and the Coptic brothers on the occasion of the Easter Feast. The Grand Imam was received by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II...
The Coptic Christian observation of Maundy Thursday (The Holy Thursday), the Holy day also known as "Thursday of Mysteries", marks the anniversary of the "Last Supper" of Christ with his disciples. According to the Christian belief, Maundy Thursday marks the day that Christ had washed the feet of...
Veto Gate published a featured story on the occasion of the “Good Friday” and the Observance of the Holy Week and Easter celebrations of the Copts in Egypt. The featured story highlighted the practices and rituals of the faithful on this day. 
In an opinion article published by Al- Bawāba News to commemorate the observance of the day of Resurrection of Christ, writer and columnist ʿAbd al-Rahīm ʿAlī, considered that the holy day marks the Resurrection of Egypt and its salvation from the conspiracies weaved against it. 
On Friday, the churches of Alexandria witnessed a large turnout of thousands of Copts in the Governorate to participate in the "Good Friday" prayer. Good Friday is considered the most important day of the  Holy week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death.
On Thursday, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī sent the Secretaries of the Republic to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in al-ʿAbāsiyyah to congratulate His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria, the Patriarch of St. Mark and the Orthodox Copts on the Day of Resurrection and the Easter...
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