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In few days the year 2018 will end, but major events occurred that will need decisions of the Holy Synod, presided by Pope Tawāḍrūs II.
Next Tuesday, the Copts will celebrate the start of the Virgin Mary’s fast that will end with the Assumption Feast on August 22. 
"The Church is trying to unify the Easter holiday with the Western Church," said Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria.
In a broadcast message on the radio station ‘Mar Murquṣ’, mouthpiece of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawāḍrūs II declared that he will not annul the upcoming Eastern Christmas festivities on January 6 that many Copts called on annulling because of the recent sectarian events that occurred in...
Tomorrow, the activities of the exhibition "Wāḥid Tūt" (1st day of the month of Thout in the Coptic year) will be held at Miṣr Public Library, al-Zāwīyah branch, organized by the Egyptian Heritage Preservation association, headed by Mājid al-Rāhib . The ceremony will be opened by Dr. Muḥammad ʿAbd...
Copts celebrated on March 19 the Feast of the Cross, which is the first of the Coptic feasts during the big fast in preparation for Easter.  Pope Tawadros II will lead the mass in the St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abāssiyah. Churches in Egypt, and the cathedral will undergo intense...
During the consecration prayers celebrated yesterday in the St. Mark Cathedral of al-ʿAbbāssīyah for the ordination of new bishops, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II, announced that the coming Christmas, January 6th, will be celebrated at the new Jesus Nativity Cathedral in the new Administrative...
In a meeting with Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Shaykh al-Azhar, and Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the Grand muftī,  Pope Tawāḍrus stated that Egyptians are not to be categorized on religious basis and that Muslims and Christians are in a state of harmony.
The Churches and dioceses in Egypt have witnessed intensified security measures by the armed forces and police. 
Before the advent of Easter, Egypt’s Catholic and Orthodox Christians fast for 55 days – from midnight to around 3 pm. These times might vary according to what the priest says basing on one’s age and health condition. During Christian fasts, meals are devoid of meat or dairy products. The Christmas...
The Evangelical Community in Egypt announced that it will officially celebrate Easter on April 7, at the Evangelical Church in Heliopolis. The celebration will be headed by Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī, the community’s president.
Prosecutor Muhammad al-Daramālī of Al-Giza Governorate is investigating with three Palestinians arrested while trying to enter the church of 6th of October City during the celebration of  Christmas Mass. Claiming first of being Copts, their papers showed  that they are Muslims holding the  ...
Under the title “No invitations to public figures for Christmas’” Al-Musawwar reports that due to the difficult political time the country is currently facing, the Egyptian Church, unlike every year on the occasion of  Christmas celebration, will not send official invitation either to public,...
Pope Tawadros II held New Year's mass at the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, without prior notice, to mark the second anniversary of the bombing on New Year's Eve 2010. Outside the church where 24 people were killed and more than 100 wounded, Muslims and the Christians held a vigil. They tied a...
As the celebrations of the Christmas and the New Year are knocking the doors, the Egyptian Ministry of the Interior have directed all security services in various security departments to prepare wide security plans to maintain security and order and to combat all forms of crimes so that all...
The Coptic Orthodox St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, and other churches, will be holding more than 46 spiritual sermons and masses from August 7 to 22 to celebrate the fast of St. Mary which ends with the feast of her Assumption, according to the Coptic Orthodox tradition.
On January 19, Christians in Egypt will be celebrating Epiphany – or as people usually call in Egypt “al-Ghuṭās” ­– in commemoration of Jesus’ baptism by the hand of John in the waters of the Jordan. Epiphany is characterised by several ceremonies in Egypt, such as eating taros and sugar canes, and...
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...

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