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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 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. 
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...
The Coptic Orthodox Church began offering pastoral activities and spiritual services to Copts from afar by broadcasting them online in light of the measures taken to confront the Coronavirus, which included closing church building and stopping gatherings and church activities.
In an interview hosted by media presenter Mamdūḥ Stalin on the TV channel MESAT, Pope Tawāḍrūs II reiterated his earlier statement on the special situation of the Minya province, including its social and religious circumstances, stressing that the two victims, ʿImād Kamāl Sādiq, 49, and his 21-year...
Since his enthronement as patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawāḍrūs has paid special attention to children by establishing a committee on childhood at the Holy Synod under his supervision. He has also held several gatherings with children in Egypt and abroad during his pastoral visits...
The author, Jirjis Fikrī, highlights the political role played by Christian satellite channels in Egypt and the impact they have on a large number of viewers, especially as these channels support the current Egyptian administration under the leadership of President al-Sīsī.
Even though Egypt contains more than one hundred cinemas, and more than 250 satellite channels, there is not a single channel broadcasting Coptic films that address martyrs’ stories, or Christian religious figures. During Christmas, viewers don’t find a single satellite channels bold enough...
Background: Cornelis Hulsman was invited by Rev. Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo of the Barnabas Fund in the UK to attend a Christian conference in Cyprus that dealt with the position of Christians in various predominantly Muslim countries. He interviewed numerous of Christians at this conference. The four...
General bishop: Bishop Buṭrus of the Coptic Orthodox Church is known for the controversy over the Charity Isle of Patmos. He has been a bishop since 1985, Member of board of advisors and founder of Charity Isle of Patmos [named after the Greek Island where the apostle John received his Revelation...

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