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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....
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...
Archbishop Mūnīr Hanna, head of the Episcopal Church in Egypt and presiding bishop of the Middle East, said 36 archbishops representing 90 million bishops in 165 countries around the world agreed in principle in their meeting in London to the proposal of Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and...
The Supreme Administrative Court headed by Counselor Dr. ‘Abd al- Fattaḥ  Abū al-Layl,  Deputy  Chairman of the State Council, adjourned yesterday, the lawsuit filed by Archbishop Munīr Anīs;  to overrule the Supreme Administrative Ruling of denying to recognize the Anglican community in Egypt, to...
Note of AWR editor in italics: On October 3, some 35 archbishops and bishops of the Anglican Communion gathered in Cairo, Egypt, to attend the 6th Trumpet of the Global South. The Bishops of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East are challenging a court ruling that states that the...
  As Egyptian opposition protests enter their third day, some leaders in the Coptic Orthodox Church are urging their members not to participate, which has caused a reaction by some Christians who feel the church should be involved...    
The heartbreak in all institutional religion is the disaster of clerical and ecclesiastical self-assertion. How dark the institutions of any church can become. The greatest tragedy of all lies in the lives of the humble Christians of any country who are oppressed by the powers that be. Watson...
The author discusses the issue of the ordination of women in various Christian denominations and traditions.
The author reviews a book by Metropolitan Bīshouy, the Secretary of the Holy Synod, in which he criticizes the Protestants and their "devastating" effect on Orthodox Christians in Egypt and their attempts in Kafr al-Shaykh to lure Orthodox Christians to join Protestantism.
The Holy Council of the Orthodox Church condemned legalizing homosexuality either through acknowledging the marriages of homosexuals or having them appointed as clergymen, as happened lately with the homosexual bishop of New Hampshire, US
Metropolitan Abba Seraphim’s critique of a paper by Bishop Munīr on the relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, presented at the annual interfaith dialogue meeting of the Anglican communion and the Permanent Committee of the Azhar al-Sharif for Dialogue with the Monotheistic Religions.
Bishop Marqus comments on Bishop Munīr’s text on “Christian minorities in the Islamic world; an Egyptian perspective.”
Bishop Munīr’s response to the criticism of Metropolitan Seraphim concerning his portrayal of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.
The Anglican Church urges all churches in the UK to pray for the Iraqi people. The author wishes that God may listen to their prayers as He listened to those of other kufar [unbelievers] before.
Reuters reported that on February 24 a representative from the church of Canterbury , Andrew White, played a central role in bridging the gap between Sunna and Shiites leaders and their relation to the coalition forces. I felt sadness because our institutions did not do their duty. I am not blaming...
The Coptic Church announced its new initiative to support dialogue among the three Christian denominations: Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant. Pope Shenouda held a special celebration for one of the biggest Protestant institutions working in Egypt, Dar Al-Kitab Al-Moqaddas [Bible Society]. This...
Rev. Dr. John Watson writes about his memories and relationship with metropolitan Athanasius of Beni Suef. He describes the late bishop as "old fashioned" and "much loved in ecumenical circles, a man of great charm and dignity who respected the world’s 79 million Anglicans in a manner that is rare...
Dr. George Carey, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the head of the Episcopal British Church stressed his belief in the importance of building the strongest possible relations between the Islamic and the Christian leaders.
George Carey, the Archbishop of Canterbury, announced that there is nothing that proves that Christians in Egypt are persecuted.
Dr. George Carey, the archbishop of Canterbury and the head of the Episcopal Church had been invited by the Grand Sheik of the Azhar and spoke about religious tolerance between Islam and Christianity.

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