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27-28 April, the dates of the first round of the elections, coincide with the beginning of the Holy Week and Palm Sunday, while the runoffs scheduled for 4-5 May clash with Holy Saturday and Easter, said Bishop Rafiq Gereish, the head of the Catholic Church’s media office.  “Didn’t the president...
Spokesman of President Mursī, Dr. Yāsir ꞌAlī, yesterday commented on statements delivered by President Mursī on Egyptian Christians describing them as “minorities”. Accusing media of delivering false reports, ꞌAlī argued that media have taken President Mursī’s statements out of context and that the...
The three main Christian denominations in Egypt (Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical) are having a meeting today (January 21, 2013) to discuss boycotting the national dialogue at the Presidential Palace due to the Freedom and Justice Party's practices with the national powers (‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān...
Since his enthronement in 2012, Pope Ṭawāḍrūs of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, succeeded to become an ambassador for both the Church and Egypt. He spread the message of love, tolerance, coexistence and stability among all faiths. Every time he visits overseas, the Pope is...
The Council of Patriarchs and Bishops in Egypt has given thanks to Egypt’s President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, high-ranking army and police officials, as well as the respective ministries, on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Pope’s historic visit to Egypt in April 2017.
Under the title “The Coptic Evangelical and Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas without the Muslim Brotherhood”, al-Wafd reports that both Egyptian Churches had received congratulatory phone call from President Mursī, while a number of public figures came personally to attend the Christmas masses...
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.
Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah termed as “loss for Egypt” calls for civil disobedience on February 11, adding all Egyptians have to do their duty and avoid disrupting citizens’ interests and tampering with the potentials of this nation. “Egypt is going through a decisive moment of its...
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...
  The article covers key events witnessed by Egypt’s churches in 2017, a year which was mostly tragic for Egyptian Christians.  

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