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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...
Egyptian Christians began their Christmas celebrations yesterday amidst intensive security measures in anticipation of potential attacks on churches. Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria began the celebrations by leading Mass in Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria. An army spokesman said...
There are many treasures buried in the streets of Cairo and we pass by them daily but they do not attract our attention, in other words we do not pay attention to them. In one of the popular areas, a building contains a precious gift lying in the land of Egypt. The Church of the League of Jerusalem...
As of April 21, the Coptic Orthodox Church is commemorating the holiest 7 days in Christianity which are the last days of Christ on Earth, before his second coming.. The Holy week is preceded the celebration by the Orthodox Church of raising Lazarus on Saturday, calling it the Saturday of...
In the aftermath of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the peace negotiations which followed from 1977 to 1979, and under measures to bring about peace between Egypt and Israel, the late President Anwar al-Sādāt asked Pope Shinūda III that Christians visit Jerusalem. However, Pope Shinūda refused to do...
In the end of his visit to the UAE, Pope Tawadros stated that Copts will not enter Jerusalem without their Muslim brothers.
During the time in which Christians celebrate the Holy week a number of those who traveled to Jerusalem to visit the Holy Land on pilgrimage were accused to be traitors and pro-naturalization with Israel. 
547 Christians left CairoInternationalAirport on four planes yesterday for Tel Aviv in order to go to Jerusalem to celebrate the Holy Week and Easter at the holy places there. About 4000 Copts went to Jerusalem this year, according to Engineer Viktor 'Ādil Malāk, owner of a tourist company that...
Ruways Morcos, General Deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral and official spokesperson for the Church in Alexandria, said that the travel ban to Jerusalem for Orthodox Copts was a decision of the Holy Synod is the highest authority in the church. 
Two planes with 89 and 86 Christian passengers on board have left Cairo for Tel Aviv via Amman. These Christians want to go to Jerusalem for Easter celebrations. The church disapproves of travels to occupied Jerusalem for it means normalization with Israel, according to the decision of late Pope...

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