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France 24” a French news website shed light today on a decision made by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to found a committee to handle the sectarian disputes. The French website quoted the official gazette of Egypt as saying the presidential decree came after a recent series of terrorist attacks...
Attorney Ṭāriq Maḥmūd filed a lawsuit against the Salafi leader Yāsir Burhāmῑ accusing him of igniting sectarian strife by issuing a fatwa [fatwā] over his Facebook account that prohibits the congratulation of Copts to their Christmas holiday.
In a talk show aired on Egyptian TV Channels, head of the Episcopal Church, Dr. Rev. Murād Ḥanna, praised the decision of Egyptian President al-Sīsī to found a committee that counters sectarian conflicts.
The Church was invited to participate in the “World Religions” conference in Astana due to its role as the national church and its good relationship with al-Azhar, both of which are examples of the tolerance that exists in Egypt, said Bishop Sārbiyūn, Archbishop of Los Angeles and representative of...
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, minister of endowments, said that the terrorist who blows himself up is a suicider who exposes himself to the wrath of God. He also added that the suicide bomber who is targeting the churches is targeting Egypt. Harming churches is harm for the entire nation and...
In his assignment to all endowments branches directors and heads of the Ministry’s Daʿwa, Egypt’s Minister of Endowments [Awqāf], Dr. Shaykh Mukhtār Jumʿah, stressed that all Muslim Egyptians are to convey congratulatory greetings to the Egyptian Christians, whether in their neighborhood or...
In the second day of the “Youth Peacemakers” Forum held under the auspices of al-Azhar, the Muslim Council of Elders and the Canterbury Cathedral, the intensive lectures and workshops program continued at the Churchill College of Cambridge University, focusing on raising the participants’ awareness...
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.
Archbishop Makāriyyūs, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Minya, sent a memorandum to the Presidency concerning the crisis of the Copts in the villages of "‘Izbat Sulṭān" and "Dimshāw Hāshim". In his note to President al-Sīsī, Anba Makāriyyūs said: "On behalf of the Copts of the two villages,...
Dr. Mīnā Badī‘ ‘Abd al-Malik reviews the life and contributions of the late Dominican Father George Qanawātī.
‘Bayt al-‘Aylah’, an organization which tries to resolve interfaith tensions in Egypt, has called on organizations globally, whether Arab, Christian or Muslim, as well as the Vatican, to take practical steps to halt the violence and bloodshed in the Central African Republic, out of respect for...
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...
Bishop Yūsuf Abū al-Khayr of Suhāj, Bishop Immanuel Ayad [ʿAmānuʾīl ʿAyād] of Luxor, and Patriarch Isḥāq Ibrāhīm of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt inaugurated today a hotel affiliated to the Coptic Catholic Dioceses of the Red Sea and Sohag [Suhāj].
Students, professors, and teachers of the Lebanon-based Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East were received by the Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria Pope Tawāḍrūs II at the patriarchal headquarter in the St. Bīshūy Monastery of Wādī al-Naṭrūn.
In the first official meeting abroad pope Tawadros has met with Fr. Philip expert in the affairs of the Orient to the Ambassador of the Vatican Pope in the UN.
In support of the national unity, both the Endowments Ministry and the church launch the “Female Preacher and Nun” Initiative under the slogan “Together in the service of the homeland”. The initiative is aimed at speaking and dialoguing with women through Muslim Female Preachers and Christian Nuns...
The BA Center for Coptic Studies launched its 7th cultural season in Alexandria. The 1st lecture was held today under the title “A Reading of the Memoirs of Qulīnī Pasha Fahmī ... the Honorable Copt who Built a Mosque” at the Auditorium in the BA Main Library. 
The author opens his article with some lines that he published 11 years ago in Al-Ahrām Newspaper. These lines tell the story of two children, Bīshūy and Aḥmad, living in Shubrā al-Mazallāt. Bīshūy does not hesitate in extending his hand to Aḥmad to save him from drowning in the Nile River....
The World Association for al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG) strongly condemned the ideological justifications for the ISIL’s campaign to target and eliminate Christians and Jews worldwide, stressing that such a campaign is an invitation to ignite sectarian strife under the banner of religion.
Dr. Mahmūd ‘Azab, advisor to the Azhar Shaykh for Dialogue, and Dr. Girgis Sālih from the Coptic Orthodox Church have inaugurated a branch of Bayt Al-ʿA’ila in Port Said.

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