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On Saturday 30th June, the Summer School Group visited the Salam Medical Centre in Qanatir. The Salam Medical Centre is a living example of how Muslim-Christian cooperation can function to help the wider community and create peacebuilding opportunities. Students enjoyed a talk and a guided tour at...
On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
Dr. Mahmūd Abū al-Nasr, Minister of Education, has visited the Our Lady of Perpetual Succour School in Heliopolis, Cairo, after the school has received terrorist threats. The minister has visited the school to reassure the students and parents (Nivīn Shihātah, al- Ahrām, March 27). Read original...
On the occasion of al-Mawlid al-Nabawīy, or the Birth of the Prophet Muḥammad, offices of the Ministry of Endowments [Awqāf] organize festivities thought the country’s governorates. The Egyptian Christians do not miss to convey their sentiments of congratulations, manifested in different ways to...
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...
  In al-Marāghah, Suhag, the hometown of the seven Christian Egyptians who were killed in Libya, seven Muslim families decided to postpone their sons’ weddings in solidarity with the families of the victims. Furthermore, thousands of Muslims went to churches raising slogans in support of the...
Governor of South Sinai, Maj. Gen. Khālid Fawda (Khaled Foda or Khaled Fūda) and head of the Coptic Evangelical Church, Dr. Rev. Andriyā Zakī (Andre Zaki) laid the foundation stone for the first church to be erected in Sharm al-Shaykh, south of Sinai. The church is to be finished in two years and...
In a talk-show aired on the Egyptian Satellite Channel TEN, Pope Tawāḍrūs II explained that the law on church construction was issued in 2016 and has two sections, one is concerned with the construction of new churches, and the second on codifying the legal status of churches that were built in the...
Presided by the Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of Shubra al-Khayma, Bishop Murquṣ, and for the first time, a liturgical Mass was celebrated in the house of one of the Egyptian Christians working in the ultra-conservative Islamic monarchy. This is the first liturgical mass to be performed in Saudi-...
Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, professor at al-Azhar, also condemned the recent terrorist attack in Tābā and said that the attack aimed to damage Egypt’s economy, similar to what happened in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Dr. ‘Abd al-Hādī al-Qasabī, head of the Supreme Council of Sūfī Orders, described the perpetrators as...
Director of the Abrahamic Forum for Germany and the Middle East, Dr. Jürgen Micksch, said: “the Forum has received reports of murder, bloodshed, assault on churches and mosques, and the killing of innocent children and women. The hands of terrorism also included a number of members of the Egyptian...
The head of external relations at the Patriarchate of Moscow, Metropolitan Ilarion, expressed the appreciation of the Russian Orthodox Church for the position of the Egyptian leadership concerning Copts in Egypt (Author not mentioned, al- Akhbār, Feb. 1, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.   
Pictures of young Muslim veiled girls cleaning the inside of a church in Minya Upper-Egypt circulated the social networking sites.
The congratulation that Nāddir Bakkār Nūr Paty leader has made to Christians on his Twitter account has caused controversy in the party. Some of the party leaders rejected that congratulation and stated that it is a mistake (Sa’īd Hijāzy, al- Watan, Jan. 3, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic. http...
General ‘Abd al – Fattāh al- Sīsī, Minister of  Defense,  has congratulated the members of the armed forces, fellow Egyptians and Copts on the occasion of the New Year (Amanī Mūsá, Copts- United, Jan. 1). Read original text in Arabic.   https://www.arabwestreport.info/ar/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%86%D8...
A number of the leaders and members of al-Wafd party have visited some Islamic and Coptic charity associations to congratulate Copts on the occasion of Christmas. They gave them al-Mawlid al-Nabawī (Prophet’s Birthday) sweets to reiterate the message of national unity (Muān Abū Skīn, al-Wafd, Jan....
Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, one of the main preachers of the Muslim Brotherhood, has called upon all Egyptians, both Christians and Muslims, to boycott the referendum to be held on the 14 and 15th of January.  On the contrary, the advisor to the grand Mufti, Ibrahīm Nigm stated that the statements...
School: "Harvest of love planted by his small heart"
It was an unusual scene to see the picture of a young man hanging in the mosque, and an unprecedented one to know that this picture belonged to a Coptic young man who had paid with his life his act of civil courage when he chased a thief who attempted to steal a cellphone from one of the...
In an effort to promote moderate Islam, Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf], launched 3 campaigns, one of which is a beyond borders campaign that focuses on Prophet Muḥammad and his message to convene the ethical values of humanity. A number of sermons conveyed by the prophet of Islam have...

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