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From the first moment of the novel Coronavirus’s outbreak inside Egypt, Pope Tawāḍrūs II issued a number of decisions including the stop of Holy Week and Easter prayers to protect worshipers from getting the virus.  However, the Facebook page Faith Protectors Association launched attacks and openly...
Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox Church, revealed the details of a church announcement to extend church closures and the cancellation of prayers for Holy Week and of Easter masses. He clarified that the measures would be carried out at all churches and in all parishes,...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the world is currently enduring difficult circumstances as the number of people infected with the Coronavirus increases. We face this situation for the first time but we say with warm hearts “Heal the sick“. In his sermon, coinciding with the Last Friday of the Great Lent...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II called on his followers everywhere to plan on participating in prayers during the holiday season through their screens in order for the oneness of heart and soul to be firmly rooted within all of them.  He also called on them to pray for Egypt and the president. 
Bishop Bākhūm, the official spokesperson for the Catholic Church in Egypt, announced decisions made by the Catholic Synod to suspend Holy Week and Easter Day liturgies and limit these liturgies to church priests and deacons only.  Liturgies, however, will be broadcasted online for the rest of the...
Due to the precautionary decision to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus, churches all over the world and especially Egyptian Coptic churches are witnessing for the first time the cancelation of prayers and Holy Week religious services inside churches.  This is one of the most difficult...
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