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The world faces a genuine crisis with the spread of the Corona virus in more than 40 countries. To stop the spread of the virus some countries have taken drastic measures such as closing schools and universities. The authorities in Saudi Arabia have cancelled the ʿUmrah which indicates how serious...
The Global Fatwa Index (GFI), which is under the authority of the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ and the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, presented statistics about Christmas fatwas.
The Copts who observe the Western calendar around the world will celebrate the Easter Sunday on April 20th, while the Egyptian churches will celebrate it on April 28th of the same month. Next Sunday, Pope Francis of the Vatican will lead the Palm Sunday Mass and the Holy Week Mass in the...
Mehmet Görmez, head of Presidency of Religious Affairs, the highest Islamic authority in Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, said that celebrations of Christmas and New Year is idolatry and heretic. 
Egyptian Columnist Muḥammad Ḥamādīwrites this week: “Copt” in the ancient Egyptian language means “ancient Egyptian” and therefore we are all Copts, we are all Egyptians. The Egyptians have sensed the danger of sedition and division but the Egyptian people are standing tall and united throughout...
The churches of Kafr el-Sheikh [Kafr al-Shaykh] witnessed the New Year Mass attended by hundreds of Egypt’s Christians, the Copts. The boy scouts, deacons, servants, priests were also present inside and outside the churches to serve the eucharist to worshippers coming from neighboring villages and...
The imam of a mosque located near the Virgin Mary and St. Sergiūs Church of al-Haggāna village, east of Nasr City, Cairo, called the police after he discovered many explosive devices stored on the roof of his mosque. According to the imam’s report, he feared these explosive devices were targeted...
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 broadcast message on the radio station ‘Mar Murquṣ’, mouthpiece of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawāḍrūs II declared that he will not annul the upcoming Eastern Christmas festivities on January 6 that many Copts called on annulling because of the recent sectarian events that occurred in...
Tomorrow, the activities of the exhibition "Wāḥid Tūt" (1st day of the month of Thout in the Coptic year) will be held at Miṣr Public Library, al-Zāwīyah branch, organized by the Egyptian Heritage Preservation association, headed by Mājid al-Rāhib . The ceremony will be opened by Dr. Muḥammad ʿAbd...

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