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The 12-year old girl, Nour or Nūr, arrived at her school early morning, carrying a maquette. Glued on a solid base of foam, the model, in French ‘maquette’, presented a mosque and a church linked together with the Egyptian flag.
Followers of the tweets of Muná Abū Sulaymān (Mona Abu Selimān), the Saudi-Arabian journalist, were surprised about her tweet in which she welcomed the celebration of the first Christian liturgical mass in the ultra-conservative monarchy. The tweet that raised controversies was then deleted by the...
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...

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