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Security agencies in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena deactivated a decision by Governor ‘Ādil Labīb to embark on works to refurbish the Anba Antonius and Virgin Mary Church in the village of Abū Shūshah.
Since her first day as MP in the Egyptian House Of Representatives, Deputy Evelyn [Ivlīn] Mattā, attracted the attention, as one of the first issues she took up was the reconstruction of local mosques, providing a further exampleof the unique strength of Egypt’s national fabric, and the devotion to...
The author points out that the Tulunid Dynasty, established by Ahmad Ibn Tulun [Tulūn] in 868 AD, can be regarded as the actual start of the history of Islamic Egypt. Ibn Tulun, who was sent to Egypt as a resident governor, defied the weak authority of the Abbasid Caliphate at the time and broke...
Controversy generated after the announcement made by the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, Pope Tawadrūs II, to dedicate the award prize he received during his Russia visit from The Orthodox Unity Fund, to build a mosque and a church in the new administrative capital of...
In a rare humanitarian gesture, an Egyptian Christian refused to take the State compensation for his father who was killed when terrorists killed him and 28 others and injuring further 20 in the bus heading in late May to the monastery of Anba Samū`īl near the town of al-'Adwa, north of Minya.
Pope Tawadros II, who is currently on a visit to Moscow, announced that he donates the award he received from Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and all Russia to build a new mosque and a new church in the new administrative capital east of Cairo.
In efforts to promote national unity and societal cohesion among the residents of the Awlād Elias village, in the Upper-Egyptian governorate of Assiūt, the Coptic journalist, Samuel al-`Ashāi, deputy chief editor of al-Bashāyer newspaper, submitted a memorandum to the Minister of Endowments, Dr....
Although the first Coptic church built on the land of one of the Gulf states is over 80 years old, the construction of churches in the gulf and the service of the Christian clergy there is a dilemma that requires continuous understanding.
Egypt's ambassador to Kuwait, Yāsser `Ātef, affirmed that the principles of all Abrahamic religions must be translated into daily life practices, citing the Prophet's narrative “love for your brother what you love for yourself.” “We reject any wrong doing committed against our Christian brothers...
Dr. Wajdī al-Najdī, the owner of the mosque of the Virgin Mary in Minya, said that the works of construction in the mosque were completely finished. al-Najdī continued that some of the construction work for the hospital annexed to the mosque is still remaining, stressing that it will be concluded...
President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi emphasized that upholding values of citizenship is one of the major objectives that Egypt seeks to establish,especially after the awful attempts, such as the burning and demolishing of a large number of churches, to divide and separate the Egyptian national fabric.
Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, revealed the commencement of the procedures for the establishment of an Egyptian church in Bahrain to serve Coptic Egyptians there.
 An American newspaper praised Muslims in the Manūfiyya Governorate for their contribution in helping to build a Coptic Church, saying that it is a positive step towards stability and solidarity after a long history of sectarianism between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. President SīSī, after his...
The head of the Evangelical church in Assiut, said that the church there would contribute to the restoration of the mosque located beside the church and would donate three thousand pounds to pave the road to the mosque and the church.
The Libyan Islamic Call Society is doing many things to support the Anglican Church "Christ the King, Tripoli." It gave the church a building instead of the one that was taken at the time of the revolution, paid for all the renovations and repairs to that building to make it suitable for the use as...
Recently, Egypt has witnessed an honest and great competition between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. We have found that the Christian is donating for building a mosque and the Muslim is donating for restoring a church for the Copts.
An interview of Bishop Kyrollos William, Coptic Catholic bishop of Assiut, regarding the visit of Pope John Paul II.
The national unity of Muslims and Copts in Egypt is revealed in the architectural similarities in both churches and mosques. The design is very similar from the outside. It only differs from the inside according to each one’s beliefs.
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