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President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī attended a celebration marking al-mawlid al-Nabawī, the anniversary of Prophet Muḥammad’s birth, organized by the Ministry of Awqāf.  
The Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center (COCC) under the supervision of Bishop Irmiyā, the General Bishop and head of the center, is participating in its 7th Coptic Orthodox book fair.  The book fair will run until November 22 in the Saint Athanāsiyūs room of the Anbā Ruways Church under the St. Mark’s...
For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...
Today, for the first time in Egypt, Pope Tawāḍrūs II inaugurated the conference of Lausanne Dialogue Initiative with the Orthodox churches.  The conference will continue for 4 days and will be also attended by Archbishop Angaelos [Anjīlūs], bishop for the Coptic Orthodox Church in London, and Mrs....
Dr. Majdī Manṣūr, general directory for Conservation and Renovation in the Ministry of Antiquities and an adviser to the Coptic cultural center in Cairo is presenting a research paper entitled, “The Coptic Museum: Challenges and Accomplishments.” His participation comes among one of the first...
The Arab Publishers Association announced its solidarity and support for writer Kamila Shamsie, who was recently awarded the Nelly Sachs prize from Germany.  Shamsie, who is British with Pakistani roots, was awarded the reward for her novels, which “building bridges between societies.”  However,...
On Sunday evening, Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, Minister of Investment and International Development, held a press conference to celebrate the new level of collaboration with the embassy of Sweden and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development - OECD to strengthen women’s participation in the...
Statements by ʿAbd Allāh Rushdī, an Egyptian researcher, imām, and preacher at al-Sayiddah Nafīssah Mosque, about marrying female captives and having sex with them is causing a flurry of backlash.  When he was asked on Twitter about owning a female slave and having sex with her, he said, “She is a...
On Sunday, September 29th, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Egyptian ambassador in Khartoum over the arrest of Sudanese student Walīd ʿAbd al-Raḥmān in Egypt, who has been accused of taking part in protests against Egyptian president ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s government. 
The Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church has introduced a questionnaire for monks across various parishes, the Churches of Saint Mark, and servants of the Church regarding the selection process for monks and their preparation for monasticism, as well as their relationship...

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