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Today, Pope Tawāḍrūs II received at the Coptic Orthodox papal headquarter in al-ʿAbbasiya the Chaldean Catholic Metropolitan of Teheran Ramzi Garmo, and Monsignor Philip Nijm, Bishop of the Chaldean Diocese in Egypt.
"Year of activity" was the slogan of the three churches of Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical communities in Egypt throughout 2018. During the year, the Pope made several rounds abroad along with a group of pastoral visits that serve the members of the three communities.
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, received the delegation of the Egyptian-Russian Friendship Association today at the papal headquarters at St. Mark’s Cathedral in al-ʿAbbāsīyya. 
Egyptian Churches celebrate the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) on November 15, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, Father Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Churches, Rev. Dr....
Primate of the Armenian Orthodox Diocese in Egypt, Bishop Ashod Mnatsakanyan, said that he has many visions for the Armenian community in Egypt, and that he aspires to integrate all its members into Egypt’s Armenian family and at the same time preserve their own Armenian identity. In an interview...
In an aired interview on Extra News TV channel, Dr. Rev. Munīr Ḥanna, the head of the Episcopal Church in Egypt, said that deliberate attempts have been made to solve the problem with the Coptic Evangelical Church, commenting: “I have offered to meet an agreement of mutual cooperation with the...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the Pope of Alexandria, said that Egyptian Coptic elders and Coptic families can accompany their children to visit Jerusalem.
In his statement disclosed during an aired interview on Extra News, Patriarch of The Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria And Whole Africa, Patriarch Theodor (Theodoros) II said that the Coptic Church of Egypt is the closest to the Greek, praising the Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch Tawāḍrūs’...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and Anba Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, responded to Pope Francis I of Vatican’s call for an ecumenical prayer for the Middle East in the Italian city of Bari.
Israeli media reported that the Jerusalem City Council approved a budget allocation of 700,000 shekels for the restoration of a balcony in the Dayr al-Sulṭān church in Jerusalem.  The site was closed by authorities after one of the stones fell from the balcony of the church.
Egyptian Churches celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) at the end of October, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq of the Coptic Catholic Church, Rev. Andrīyya Zakī, Head of the Evangelical...
Dr. Rev. Andriyā Zakī (Andre Zaki), head of the Coptic Evangelical Church and the CEOSS (Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services), received the acting General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches, Dr. Thurayyā Bishʿīlānī on Monday morning at the headquarter of the CEOSS.
The Latin Apostolic Vicariate of Alexandria of Egypt organizes today a spiritual gathering for the Franciscan friars to celebrate the candlelight processional at the Carmelite Church, Būlāq, Cairo.
Accompanied by a delegation of the Middle East Council of Churches, MECC, Dr. Thurayyā Bishʿīlānī (Soraya Bechealany) is to arrive on Friday in Cairo for a visit.
For two hours, the Egyptian TV Channel TEN, aired on Wednesday the interview Pope Tawāḍrūs II gave to media anchor ʿAmrū ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd during his program al-Raʾyu al-ʿĀm (the public opinion).
The date of the feast varies within Christian denominations. Western Christians celebrate the Nativity on a fixed date, 25 December, which was chosen by Pope Leo I Bishop of Rome (440-461, and coincided with the Coptic month, Kyahk 29.  Some Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate it on 6 January....
Father Bishoy Hilmī, Secretary of the Egypt Council of Churches, said that the Council would seek legal recognition, and would submit a request to the Presidency. Halmī stated that the organisation had originally sought a constitutional article from the Constituent Assembly of 2013 (also known as...
  The Egyptian Council of Churches (a body that brings together the Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican, Evangelical and Greek Orthodox denominations) has released a statement condemning the killings of the Egyptian Christians in Libya, calling on the Libyan government to bring the perpetrators to...
Students, professors, and teachers of the Lebanon-based Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East were received by the Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria Pope Tawāḍrūs II at the patriarchal headquarter in the St. Bīshūy Monastery of Wādī al-Naṭrūn.
In an interview led by the Egyptian daily newspaper al-Dustūr with the president of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC), Father Būlus Jaras (Boulos Garas), the Coptic Catholic priest said that despite the difficulties hindering the way to a unified church in accordance with the teaching of Jesus...

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