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With the increase in priest and monk deaths, including the head of the St. Pachomius [Bākhūm] Monastery in Luxor, various Coptic denominations have been working hard to get their members vaccinated.  
Coptic Orthodox Church Spokesman Fr. Mūsā Ibrāhīm denied rumors circulating on social media that a Coptic Orthodox priest had died from “black fungus” in Egypt, stressing that no priests or monks as of recent have died from the disease.
Father Ibrām Imīl, papal deputy in Alexandria, said that Pope Tawāḍrūs II has concluded his visit to Alexandria following Palm Sunday mass at the Virgin Mary Cathedral in Bashāʾir al-Khayr 3 in the al-Qabārī district in the western part of the Alexandria governorate.
During a recorded speech given to students at the Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East, Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that God sent the Coronavirus plague to serve as a warning to mankind to watch itself as it develops technology and makes new discoveries.  He added that mankind believes that it is the...
The General Evangelical Council and the heads of the Evangelical denominations in Egypt have decided to gradually return to worship for all week-day meetings, special occasions, and retreats at all churches part of the Evangelical Community in Egypt as long as all Coronavirus measures required by...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, congratulated all churches inside and outside Egypt, while leading the Epiphany mass at the papal headquarters in St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria. The mass was attended by a few number fathers, bishops, priests, and deacons, but...
St. Macarius Monastery [dayr Abū Maqār] in Wādī al-Naṭrūn announced the passing of Fr. Bāsīliyūs al-Maqārī, one of Mattā al-Miskīn’s most famous students, after suffering from age-related diseases and not the Coronavirus. 
The voice of Lebanese singer Fayrūz [Fairouz] has borne the capacity to respond to people’s pain in their wars and suffering.  However, in a video clip she posted to her YouTube channel on Friday, she chose to raise her voice in prayer by reading out loud from the Bible.   
The Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said that he is praying that the messiah will come shortly before Passover, the symbol of deliverance, to save Israelis from the Coronavirus.  Litzman, who is affiliated with the United Torah Judaism Party, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish Party associated with...
None of those calling for renewal and modernization would have ever dreamed of a day when Friday prayer would be suspended as has happened in a number of Arab and Islamic countries.  It had been announced from Kuwait to Syria that all group prayer would be suspended and that mosques would only do...

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