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Several months after the construction of the church in the al-Ismailiyah village of Minya by self-help efforts of the Muslims of the village, the residents realized that the road leading to the church was unfit for cars and busses conveying the church's visitors, prompting them without hesitation...
Experts in the Coptic Case believe that the visit of the Diocesan Bishop Murquṣ of Shubrā al-Khayma to Saudi-Arabia at this particular point of time, might bear more than one message. Beside the purpose of the visit as pastoral for the Coptic congregation living and working in the Arabian monarchy...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
On the sidelines of a seminar organized by the Egyptian Free Party’s training and education secretariat, Coptic journalist Nādir Shukrī denounced customary reconciliation sessions usually held to solve Muslim-Christian clashes, such as the most recent one in the city of Abu Qurqāṣ where Muslim...
  Dr. Andrea Zakī, head of the Evangelical community in Egypt, alongside a number of church leaders, will participate in the celebrations held by the German Church in Berlin on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Movement for Religious Reformation in Europe, in the presence of a number of...
Q: Do you want Copts to enter al-Azhar University?   Yes, as a form of reform. In fact, the President asked Shaykh al-Azhar to reform religious discourse and we trust in the ability of Shaykh al-Azhar to do so.
Although the first Coptic church built on the land of one of the Gulf states is over 80 years old, the construction of churches in the gulf and the service of the Christian clergy there is a dilemma that requires continuous understanding.
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 Bahraini King Ḥamad Bin ʿĪsā Al- Khalīfah, expressed his pleasure in visiting the Cathedral of St. Mark in al-'Abbāsīyyah for the first time, praising the role of the Egyptian Church in national history.
Nadīr Shukrī, Spokesman of the Copts Front for Support of Egypt, warned of the development of a situation on Friday in Al-Hūsainiyya city in Al-Sharqiyya Governorate.  After a Christian man killed a Muslim girl, incitement erupted against the Copts and the incident was exploited by terrorist groups...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the Saint Mark , said  that the Coptic Orthodox Church has cordially welcome the historic visit of the Saudi King, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salmān bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Āl Saʿūd.
Heading a delegation from Egypt's Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of Saint Mark, paid a visit on Wednesday, August 31 to the headquarters of Al-Azhar Al-Sharīf to extend good wishes to Grand Imam Dr. Ahmad al-Tayeb for the Feast of the Sacrifice. Dr...
In an interview given to Al-Barlamāni newspaper, `Ali Ayman Abu Al-`Ella, member of the Health Committee at the House of Representatives, commented on the statement disclosed by The Coptic Solidarity (CS) Organization's 7th Conference held in Washington, under the title The Future of Egypt’s...
Eng. Alexander Shalabī, president of the Coptic Solidarity (CS) said that CS appreciates President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi and respects his efforts, believing that the civil society's role compliments that of the government, especially in the field of development and the promotion of freedoms. In...
Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, revealed the commencement of the procedures for the establishment of an Egyptian church in Bahrain to serve Coptic Egyptians there.
Coptic activist Mīlād Ḥannā was born in June 1924 and is the co-founder of the left-wing opposition party al-Tajammuʿ Party. Ḥannā said that he could have easily been a minister if he had chosen to do some lip-service to President Mubārak; however, the fact that he has criticized the government on...
David D. Grafton is a Lutheran pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, and a scholar of both Christianity and Islam. As a scholar Dr. Grafton is explicitly involved in interfaith relations as a graduate of Christian theology and a professor of Islamic Studies. While serving as pastor...
Under the auspices of Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and the Holy See of St. Mark, the first symposium for researches and students interested in Coptic studies will be launched today and will end on March 19.
[This interview took place in English and was recorded. Editorial notes have been made between brackets to clarify some statements. The interview was transcribed by Esther Schoorel and edited by Douglas May and Cornelis Hulsman.] [Test]
“Art is the language of the entire human personality.”-Naguib Mahfouz Driven by an interesting childhood in Senegal, he strives to build bridges using art. Paul-Gordon Chandler will leave Egypt this summer after leading St. John’s Church in Maadi for over ten years. Where he will go, he is not sure...

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