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Following what was written about the assassination of Bishop Epiphanius, the abbot of the St. Makarius Monastery on one hand, and what is happening in the corridors of that monastery on the other, some important remarks can be made, although there are to now no official information disclosed: 
Dr Shawqī ʿAllām, Egypt’s Grand Mufti said that the primate of the Coptic Evangelical Church, Dr. Andriyā Zakī is always keen to personally present the congratulatory greetings of his congregation on all special Muslims festivities. 
Egyptian journalist Mufīd Fawzī said that the Egyptian Church is going through the most critical time in its history after the killing of the abbot of the monastery Abu Maqār, pointing out that Egypt has been exposed to too many blows for its national unity, but it could overcome all these attempts...
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, received the delegation of the Egyptian-Russian Friendship Association today at the papal headquarters at St. Mark’s Cathedral in al-ʿAbbāsīyya. 
Egyptian writer and producer of ‘Jesus and the Others’, Fādī Ghālī ‎ announced that the film scenario will not be presented to the Censorship Authority because it will be produced and shot outside of Egypt. In a statement posted on his Facebook page, Ghālī ‎ replied to some rumors that spread...
In his press statements to Ṣada al-Balad, the Secretary of the Parliament’s Religious Affairs Committee Shukrī al-Jundī said that developing a plan for renewing the religious discourse is a positive step towards countering the radical ideology through appointing more imams and preachers that cover...
In a symposium held today under the title “The Role of Women in the Missionary Work and the Educational Field” during the inauguration of the summer cultural season of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, the Minister of (Religious) Endowments, Dr. Shaykh Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa stated that a...
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...
Father Hānī Bākhūm, spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, stated that the decision taken by Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican on the abolition of the death penalty[1] from the Catechism of the Catholic Church reflects a doctrinal development and a...
In an interview with TEN TV Channel, the Coptic thinker Kamāl Zākhir said that “the youth in Egypt joined the monastic life in large numbers after 1954, when late Pope Shinūda III and the Abbot Mattā al-Miskīn (Matthew the Poor) decided to become monks at that time under their namesFather Antonius...
In his statements to the British “Economist” newspaper, a Royal Advisor to the Saudi Arabian crown prince Salmān bin ʿAbd al-Azʿiz (also Abdul Aziz) said that the monarchy is to meet future decisions on what concern the construction of churches on it territories. The advisor, who declined to be...
Upon the occurrence of any clash or tension between Muslims and Christians in our country, some Muslim hardliners voice the jaundiced view that the Holy Quran does not recognize any religion other than Islam. Such persons support their opinion by invoking the two Quranic verses «The true religion...
On July 27, in the Coptic Calendar, Epep 20, Egyptian Christians celebrate the martyrdom anniversary of Prince Tadrus al-Shūṭibī. Al-Dustūr dedicates this article for presenting this Coptic saint. 
Primate of the Armenian Orthodox Diocese in Egypt, Bishop Ashod Mnatsakanyan, said that he has many visions for the Armenian community in Egypt, and that he aspires to integrate all its members into Egypt’s Armenian family and at the same time preserve their own Armenian identity. In an interview...
Bishop Makarius tweeted: the construction of houses of worship is a right we demand.
In his column this week journalist and writer Hānī Labīb reports that he recently viewed a post sent by Eng. Ṭāriq al-Malṭ in which he criticized that while the State is celebrating its complete financial and administrative takeover of the Muslim Brotherhood’s schools that are originally controlled...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II participated in the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Sunday schools held on Wednesday night in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in the presence of the BA Director Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqqī, Governor of Alexandria Muḥammad Sulṭān, several general bishops, church leaders and...
In exclusive statements disclosed to al-Dustūr, church sources revealed that the churches of the Coptic Orthodox dioceses in the US of America are preparing to receive Pope Tawāḍrūs II scheduled for coming September. 
  After the years that have elapsed since the operationalization of the Egyptian Family House, Father Makāriyyūs Fahīm calls for pausing briefly to evaluate this great project with its enormous potential and large budget that are commensurate with the big number of Muslim and Christian clerics that...
In cooperation with the Dār al-Kitāb al-Muqaddas (the Holy Bible Publication House), the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), organized a literary forum to discuss the theme ‘a new Arabic rereading of the biblical text’. Head of the CEOSS and of Egypt’s Presbyterian church,...

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