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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...

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