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Egyptian Churches’ leaderships have emphasized that neither they nor their representatives will receive or meet with US Vice President Mike Pence, who is due to visit Egypt this week, stressing that Copts' issues are internal affairs of Egypt.
The Community Egypt (Tc Egypt), an evangelical organization to serve the community, organizes a dialogue platform entitled “The Differences in Interpreting the Bible” on Saturday, April 14 in New Cairo.
Hours before Egyptians abroad began to cast their vote for the presidential elections, churches and Christian denominations called upon their citizens abroad to participate in the elections.
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...
The Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) concludes its “Week of Prayer for Unity” on Thursday at Saint Anthony’s Coptic Catholic Church in Faggala [Fajjālah], under the motto “Oh Lord, build up Our Families.” The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical communities began the “Week of prayer...
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...
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.
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...
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...
Church leaders stated that churches need security reinforcements in the aftermath of the attack on the 6th of October diocese which led to the death of a policeman. Churches said that these reinforcements will follow the plan of the state and they expressed their gratitude to the effort of the...
The Council of  Churches in Egypt decided to launch a celebration on February 8th in St Mark’s cathedral in Abāssiyah attended by Pope Tawadros II, Rev. Safwat al- Bayādī and Patriarch Ibrahīm Issāc of the Catholic Church in addition to Bishop Munīr Hanna, head of the Episcopal Church on the...
Al-Taḥrīr interviewed the diocesan Bishop of Viterbo, Lino Fumagalli before his departure to Cairo. Heading the first Italian pilgrimage delegation to the path of the Holy Family in Egypt, the representative of the Vatican expressed his joy to revisit Egypt, in particular Luxor and Aswān. He...
In a statement disclosed by Church sources, the personal status law for Egyptian Christian denominations is to be retackled by the end of this month. After a break of six consecutive months, sources have said that the main reason for the suspension of the meeting and for the passing of law was...
The Egyptian Churches Council (ECC) will resume on February 15, 2018 its annual “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity” celebrations. Hosted in rotation by each church, Egypt’s churches organize the ecumenical meetings that are attended by representatives of every church.
The Middle East Council Of Churches (MECC) And The Egyptian Council Of Churches (ECC) Organize Vespers In Support Of Unity The Middle East Council of Churches -MECC- is a religious authority that includes the four Christian denominations in the Middle East: the Coptic and Eastern Orthodox, the...
On the verge of a new year and a unity among Christian denominations sought by the ordinary people as much as church leaderships, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs has laid a new cornerstone for unity among Christian denominations by having a group of children accompanying him during his congratulatory...
Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta and Kafr El Sheikh and representative of Pope Tawāḍrūs II handed over an icon to Doctor Tharayyā Bashʿalānī in appreciation of her appointment as chargé d’affairs of the secretary general of the council.

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