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Jamīl Halīm, the Catholic Church’s legal advisor, said that the transfer of the project of Coptic Personal Status laws to the government would be complete by mid-May next year. This will pave the way toward submitting it to the House of Representatives.
Within the Coptic Orthodox Church lies a controversial issue: whether to remain strict in the separation of the Church from other churches since the Council of Chalcedon in 451 AD, or to open a real dialogue with other communities in order to overcome the differences of the past 16 centuries. 
His Holiness Pope Tawādrūs II received in the papal headquarters of the Coptic Orthodox Church Dr. Sulṭān al-Ramīthī, Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Elders and ʿUmar al-Barīkī, Executive Director of the Council. 
The three Egyptian churches denied that they walked out of the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, adding all reports to this effect were bare of truth. [Muṣṭafā Raḥḥūmah and Ahmad Ghunaym, al-Watan, Nov. 15, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic  
On Sunday, Pope Tawāḍrūs‎ II will preside over the celebration of the Coptic Orthodox Virgin Mary Church in Maadi, commemorating the Holy Family’s journey to Egypt, especially since the church was one of the highlights of its journey. The celebration, organized by Bishop Dāniyyāl, Secretary of The...
In an appearance on a Russian Orthodox TV Channel, Pope Tawadros II emphasized that the situation in Egypt is good and improving step by step, while the relationship between the Church and the people is strong. 
The ecumenical dialogue and the review of differences, that created the great schism in 451 in the Council of Chalcedon, constitute an essential point in the existing conflict inside the Coptic Orthodox Church between the hard-line and the reformist currents. The hard-line current that had been...
Pope Francis suggested that Easter be unified and celebrated on the second or third Sunday of April, a proposal that was accepted by the Coptic Orthodox Church which is to discuss it in committees established for theological dialogue. The Greek Orthodox Church on the other hand declined the...
For the first time since four years, the three Egyptian Churches celebrate Easter at the same time, on the coming Saturday evening. Father Rafīq Jarīsh, spokesperson for the Catholic Church, said that this year all Churches in the world celebrate Easter at the same day because the eastern and the...
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.
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 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’...
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...
  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...
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...
The Chaldean Diocese in Cairo, in cooperation with the Coptic churches, has announced the organization of a convoy to assist asylum seekers and those Christians dispersed by ISIS.
A source from the Church stated to al- Yawm al- Sabi’ that there are three main portfolios the heads of the Coptic churches wish to discuss in their meeting with President ‘Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī on Thursday.
Cornelis Hulsman Drs. and Bishop Thomas of al-Qussia discuss the bishop's Anafora retreat center in an interview published by the Maadi Messenger in 2014 with additional contextual commentary by Cornelis Hulsman.

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