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His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II said during his meeting with secretaries of the churches of Alexandria, that the issue of the unification of Christmas has not been raised to the Holy Synod and was not discussed.
Major General Hāshim Āmna visited Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of the Church of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Marc – at the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy in Wādi al-Naṭrūn. The Governor presented the Beheira Governorate shield to the Pope and expressed his congratulatory...
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...
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. 
Under the title “The Coptic Evangelical and Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas without the Muslim Brotherhood”, al-Wafd reports that both Egyptian Churches had received congratulatory phone call from President Mursī, while a number of public figures came personally to attend the Christmas masses...
Additionally, Dr. Al-Sayyīd al-Badawī Shihātah, leader of al-Wafd Party, extended his congratulations to the Copts and Pope Tawadros, praising the spirit of love that unites all Egyptian Muslims and Christians into one fabric threaded together by their loyalty and keenness to preserve the safety of...
Fr. André Zakī, the vice president of the Evangelical Community Council, stated that churches will not request exceptional security during Christmas and assured that Egypt will pass this phase. He added that they will not tell the people how to vote, but that they must participate actively in the...
Under the title “The Coptic Evangelical and Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas without the Muslim Brotherhood”, al-Wafd reports that both Egyptian Churches had received congratulatory phone call from President Mursī, while a number of public figures came personally to attend the Christmas masses...

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