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The Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating the anniversary of the death of St. Samuel the Confessor [[Ṣamūʾīl al-Muʿtarif] on Kiyahk 8 of the Coptic calendar or December 17 of the Gregorian calendar.  The word “confessor” refers to a saint that was tortured because of his/her Christian faith but did...
The Coptic Orthodox Church continues to issue warnings over people trying to steal donations from Copts under various pretenses.  The latest comes from the Diocese of Dayr Mawās and Diljā, which warned of the circulation of receipts stamped with a seal attributed to “Brothers of the Lord” in the...
Last Monday, the St. George Monastery for Nuns in Old Cairo warned that someone on social media was claiming to be tasked with gathering donations in Egypt and abroad for the monastery.  Following these events, Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox Church, warned of dealing with...
The Monastery of Saint Thomas [Dayr Anbā Thomas al-Sā’iḥ] was warned of a fake page on social media under the name of Father Samuel [Ṣamūʾīl].
On Monday, the Monastery of St. Macarius [Abū Maqār] in Wādī al-Naṭrūn commemorates the 14th anniversary of the death of Father Mattā al-Miskīn.  Father Mattā al-Miskīn was born in 1919 in Banhā with the name Yūssuf Iskandar.  He was from a rich family and graduated from pharmacy school in 1943 and...
British Ambassador Geoffrey Adams, along with his wife, visited the Virgin Monastery, Jabal al-Ṭayr, in Samālūṭ, Minyā governorate. They were received by Rev. Fr. Dāwūd, the secretary of Samālūṭ Archdiocese, Fr. Theophilus [Thāʾūfīlus], and Rev. Fr. Mattā from the ancient Church of the Virgin Mary...
Engineer Waʿd Allāh Abū al-ʿIlā, head of the Projects Sector of the Supreme Council for Antiquities, said that the work on the project to renovate the Church of the Virgin Mary at the Monastery of the Mountain of Birds [Dayr Jabal al-Ṭayr] began in 2018, after the Permanent Committee for Coptic and...
The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...
The Holy Virgin Monastery, commonly known as al-Muḥarraq Monastery, in Asyūṭ concludes the events of the spiritual renaissance tomorrow under the leadership of bishop Bigol [Bījūl], Bishop of al-Muḥarraq Monastery, and in the presence of large numbers of monks and people from Asyūṭ.
Bishop Anṭūniyyūs, Metropolitan of Jerusalem, visited the Diocese of Damietta, Kafr al-Shaykh and al-Barārī.

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