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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
The Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese in Port Said [Būr Saʿīd] issued a statement thanking President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī regarding the Christians of al-ʿArīsh, who have been forced to leave their homes in al-ʿArīsh and move to other governorates to live.
It was a ten-day walk from the village of Erra in Eritrea to Sudan. Aman and Meron, are two students at the CAWU Learning center in Cairo. They left their family behind at age 14 and 17. Annually tens of thousands of Eritreans leave the country to escape the harsh compulsory military service. Just...
General ʿĀdil al-Ghaḍbān, governor of Port Said [Būr Saʿīd], caused a crisis for the displaced Copts from al-ʿArīsh, who have been living in the governorate since 2017, after informing families that he will no longer be paying for the money that helps them pay rent. Despite the number of displaced...
 Diakonia Development Office, affiliated to the Catholic Church in Egypt, has launched a ‘Sudanese Services’ initiative. This initiative will come under the patronage of Father Ibrāhīm Isḥaq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, and the supervision of Father Kīrilus Naẓīm, officer for...
World Refugee Day has been celebrated annually on June 20 since 2001. This year Egypt’s Supreme Higher Committee for Human Rights cooperated with the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Department for Immigration, Refugees and Combating Human Trafficking, to review national efforts to support issues...
Ṣafāʾ Mūsā, a Sudanese refugee living in Egypt, says “We will die from starvation, not from Corona” thereby pointing at the problems she faces during the holy month of Ramadan. Like Mūsā, many other African refugees in Egypt are affected by the measures taken by the government to fight the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt and the rest of the world celebrated the anniversary of the entry of Jesus to Egypt, and His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, presided over the services of the Holy Mass at Sergius and Bacchus Church [Kanīsa al-Shahīdīn...
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
When an opportunity presented itself for a seventeen year old female refugee from South Sudan to flee, she took it.  However, upon arriving to Cairo, she was imprisoned in a residential apartment for three months where she was repeatedly raped. After this horrifying experience, she discovered that...

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