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In his last press interview with al-Bawāba News, the late Ghassān Khalaf, Professor of Biblical Studies, said that the Israel and its Zionist ideology seek to fuel divisions in order to justify the existence of a religious Jewish state, thus achieving their political ideology and restoring their...
Pope Tawadros received Ibrahīm Mahlab, Prime Minister, and Sidkī Subhī, Minister of Defense, members of  a high ranking governmental delegation, to pay respects and give condolence to Pope Tawadros on the death of his mother. Ibrahīm Mahlab, Prime Minister, has approved that Mayādah Ashraf and Mary...
Father Bishoy Hilmī, Secretary of the Egypt Council of Churches, said that the Council would seek legal recognition, and would submit a request to the Presidency. Halmī stated that the organisation had originally sought a constitutional article from the Constituent Assembly of 2013 (also known as...
The army has asked the Crisis Committee for the Orthodox Church to specify the Churches and places of worship that are a priority for rebuilding or restoration after they were damaged during the violence that followed June 30, after a previous attempt to raise the necessary funds for restoring them...
On February 26th, newly appointed Prime Minister Ibrahīm Mahlab made his first public appearance when he visited the papal residence at St. Mark’s Cathedral in ‘Abāssiyah. Accompanied by Dr. Ghādah Wālī, the new Minister of Social Solidarity, Mahlab offered Pope Tawadros II his condolences for the...
On behalf of the Egyptian Government, the Minister of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs ʿUmar Marwān (Omar Marawan) required the adding of the representative of the Egyptian Church to the permanent committee of technical, legal and administrative experts on the protection of manuscripts.
Patriach Gregory III Laham  of the Church of Antioch,  spiritual leader of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church stated that his meeting with Interim president Adly Mansūr was simple and honest. He requested that articles of the constitution be integrated in academic curricula to teach youth and...
The three Coptic churches have welcomed the nomination of the head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, Field Marshall Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī, for presidency (Majdī Fikrī, al- Dustūr, Jan. 29, p. 6). Read original text in Arabic.   
Minister of Defense Field Marshall Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī received a letter from Pope Tawadros congratulating him for being promoted from General to Field Marshall (Majdī Fikrī, al- Dustūr, Jan. 29, p. 6). Read original text in Arabic.
General Abd al- Fattāh Al- Sīsī received Pope Tawadros who headed a delegation of Bishops to congratulate the armed forces on the occasion of the third anniversary of the Revolution of January 25, 2011 (Bahā’ al- Mahdī, al- Akhbār, Jan. 27). Read original text in Arabic. 
Interim President Adly Mansūr met January 22 with his Holiness Pope Tawadros II, who headed a delegation composed of a number of bishops and members of the Coptic Orthodox Community Council. Ambassador Ihāb Badawī, the official spokesman of the president, stated that the Pope has congratulated the...
The relationship between Pope Tawadros and former president Mursī was described by the former president as a lukewarm relationship. The relationship deteriorated when the Cathedral witnessed for the first time of its history an attack against the papal headquarters. Pope Tawadros had visited Mursī...
Interim President of Egypt Adly Mansūr visited Saint Mark’s Cathedral in ‘Abbasiyyah yesterday to offer his best wishes for the Christmas celebrations. He was the first president to visit the cathedral since Anwar al-Sādāt 42 years ago. Pope Tawadros delivered a speech to mark the visit, attended...
We pray for Egypt and Syria .. And the governor of Alexandria: The holidays show the spirit of love among the Egyptians. The Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated on the eve of Saturday the Holy Day of the Epiphany and the Egyptian holidays in general. This feast is famous for eating taro and reeds.
Pope Twadros II affirmed. Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark. Egypt is on the verge of a new beginning with frankness with self, pointing out that the new enlightenment of Egypt should be extended to thought, say and act, as everyone has a sincere desire to advance Egypt, which deserves...
The Pope received the Governor of Alexandria, Gen. Tāriq al- Mahdī, to congratulate him on the occasion of Epiphany (Sarhān Sinārah and Ahmad Sālim, al-Akhbār, Jan. 20, p. 7). Read original text in Arabic.
Denouncing the terror attack on a bus carrying Egyptian Copts on their way to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in Minya, killing seven people and injuring 19 others, Egypt’s diplomatic representatives to the U.S.A, Italy, and Germany conveyed their condolences to Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Coptic...
On Monday evening, the National Party of Egypt organized a literature symposium to discuss the newly published book ‘Al-Bābā Wa Al-Mushīr’ (The Pope and the Marshal) written by the journalist Jamāl George. Dr. Rūfāʾīl Būlus, Head of the Egyptian National Party, said that the book serves as a...
Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī, director of the Library of Alexandria’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), welcomed Pope Tawāḍrūs II and the delegation accompanying him. During a visiting tour, Al-Fiqī presented to the Coptic Orthodox pontiff the numerous activities projects of the BA’s   departments.
Lawyer of the Diocese of Bība, in the Banī Suwayf Governorate, Dr. ʿAbdallah Bushrā, said that Egyptian security forces stationed at Minya’s al-ʿAdwah checkpoint had stopped Monday night a convoy of busses with 250 Copts on board, heading to Asiyūṭ to participate in a church conference convening in...

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