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Shaykh al-Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib has delegated Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, as a head of a delegation of the Azhar, Ministry of Endowments and Dār al- Iftāa’ shaykhs to visit Pope Tawadros in St. Mark’s Cathedral in Abāssiyah to congratulate him on the event of Easter
Under intensive security coverage, the Coptic Catholic Church in Naṣr City celebrated the Christmas Eve Mass presided by Patriarch Ibrāhīm Isḥāq.
We should not rely on the argument that militant and terrorist organizations are punishing the Copts for supporting the June 30 Revolution. We might have accepted such an excuse, had these organizations not committed terror acts before June 30 against the Copts and their houses of worship....
In a funeral procession, thousands of Copts and Muslims of the village of al-Baʿayrāt in the West of Luxor mourned the death of the Hegumen Tawādrūs Jawīd from the Monastery of Prince Tawāḍrūs. The senior priest of the Coptic Orthodox Eparchy of Luxor, Hegumen Tawādrūs Jawīd passed away at the age...
The governor had asked Mustafá Muhammad ‘Abd Allāh to accompany a delegation visiting churches to congratulate Copts but he violated instructions and refused to do so. [Māhir ‘Abd al-Sabūr, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, June 6, p. 2] Read text in Arabic
After performing yesterday’s (Jan. 4) Friday prayers, youth members of various political forces and parties marched from ‘Umar Makram Mosque to the Coptic Evangelical Church of Qasr al-Dubārah to extend their Christmas greetings to Copts. Led by the imām of said Mosque, Shaykh Mazhar Shahīn, also...
Tuesday, the day after tomorrow, concurs with the Coptic New Year and the Islamic New Year according to the Hijrā calendar. This is the second occasion this year which has brought together both Copts and Muslims of Egypt. Perhaps these things make us aware of the imperativeness of our coexistence...
Over 15 days, multitudes of Coptic Christians attend church prayers and spiritual sermons during the two-week fast of St. Mary. Coptic Christians, and sometimes Muslims, usually visit holy sites where the Holy Family dwelt during their journey in Egypt. 
In a gesture that is not new to President `Abd al- Fattāh al-Sīsī, he personally invited a group of citizens participating in the initiative launched by one of the newspapers under the title “The President’s Invitation”, interviewing citizens on what they would ask the President if he ate Iftār...
Aḥmad ʿAbdallāh, Governor of the Red Sea, today welcomed a delegation of Christian clergy and a group of security, popular, and executive leaders, as well as Islamic clerics who attended to offer their well-wishes on the occasion of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr [Eid al-Fitr] in the headquarters of the governorate.
ʿAbd al-Ḥāfiẓ Ruwīshīd al-Maṭīrī, the vice president of the Egyptian Council for Egyptian and Arabic Tribes, congratulated Pope Tawāḍrūs II on Christmas.
It has been three years since President 'Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi has been sworn in as the president of the Arab Republic of Egypt after winning the presidential elections on 3 June 2014. During his rule, a new page was opened for the Copts in Egypt. In fact, the thinkers and the Christian clerics see...
I do not understand what the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar (Ahmad al-Tayyeb) meant when he said that “there is a conspiracy plan for combating religion and annulling its role in giving direction in life, a plan that aims at destructing the heritage of traditions.” In my opinion, heritage and religion are...
In commemoration of the Holy Family's Flight into Egypt, Bishop Dimitriōs of the Upper-Egyptian Diocese of Malāwī said that two Christian festivities are considered a national holiday and are celebrated by both Muslim and Christian Egyptians, namely the day the Holy Family entered Egypt, fleing...
Thousands of Copts and Muslims have flocked to the Damīāna village in Daqahliyya on Wednesday to celebrate the St. Damīāna feast, which is held on May 12 to 30 every year.
The Eminence of the Grand Imam Dr. Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭayib, the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, visited the Cathedral of St. Mark in Al- ʿAbassiyyah yesterday to congratulate Pope Tawadros II and the Coptic brothers on the occasion of the Easter Feast. The Grand Imam was received by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II...
The Coptic Christian observation of Maundy Thursday (The Holy Thursday), the Holy day also known as "Thursday of Mysteries", marks the anniversary of the "Last Supper" of Christ with his disciples. According to the Christian belief, Maundy Thursday marks the day that Christ had washed the feet of...
On Thursday, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī sent the Secretaries of the Republic to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in al-ʿAbāsiyyah to congratulate His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria, the Patriarch of St. Mark and the Orthodox Copts on the Day of Resurrection and the Easter...
Veto Gate commemorated the Palm Sunday Observance in Egypt and shed light on the unity between Muslims and Christians. This unity was manifest in Muslims Joining forces with their Coptic brothers buying palms and take part in the celebration in Minya.
The Egyptian Minister of Tourism, Muhammad Yaḥyā Rashīd, attended the Mass of the Egyptian church of Mar Mina in Dubai, to participate in the celebration of the Easter Feast with the Copts. His visit also came on the sidelines of his participation in the International Tourism and Travel Exhibition...

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