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On Tuesday, the Egyptian security forces raided a terrorist enclave of seven operatives in al-Amīriyyah, Cairo. They were found in possession of six automatic rifles, four cartridges, and a large amount of various kinds of ammunition. The group was planning to conduct a series of armed operations...
Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox Church, revealed the details of a church announcement to extend church closures and the cancellation of prayers for Holy Week and of Easter masses. He clarified that the measures would be carried out at all churches and in all parishes,...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the world is currently enduring difficult circumstances as the number of people infected with the Coronavirus increases. We face this situation for the first time but we say with warm hearts “Heal the sick“. In his sermon, coinciding with the Last Friday of the Great Lent...
Bishop Bākhūm, the official spokesperson for the Catholic Church in Egypt, announced decisions made by the Catholic Synod to suspend Holy Week and Easter Day liturgies and limit these liturgies to church priests and deacons only.  Liturgies, however, will be broadcasted online for the rest of the...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II celebrated the Palm Sunday Mass in the Church of the Transfiguration in the monastery of Saint Bīshūy in Wādī al-Naṭrūn without the faithful audience.
This year Easter celebrations will take place without the traditional processions and without church services because of the continuing spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. This weekend hundreds of millions of Protestants and Catholics around the world follow the religious ceremonies from their homes. 
The Ministry of Interior in a statement announced the killing of seven terrorists during a police raid in the al-Amīrriyya neighborhood of Cairo on Tuesday evening.  The statement added that an officer in the National Security Division was killed, and three other security officers were injured in...
The world faces a genuine crisis with the spread of the Corona virus in more than 40 countries. To stop the spread of the virus some countries have taken drastic measures such as closing schools and universities. The authorities in Saudi Arabia have cancelled the ʿUmrah which indicates how serious...
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, headed by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, condemned the series of bombings that took place on the island of Sri Lanka today, which resulted in the deaths of dozens and the injury of hundreds of worshipers and believers. ...
Well-informed ecclesiastical sources revealed the itinerary of Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, during the Holy week, which began Sunday with the "Palm Sunday," to end next Sunday, by the glorious Easter.

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