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Expressing his wish to establish a Coptic Orthodox Church in Saudi-Arabia, Pope Tawāḍrūs II believes that the spirit of the times has imposed many changes in the region.
In an interview led by the Egyptian daily newspaper al-Dustūr with the president of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC), Father Būlus Jaras (Boulos Garas), the Coptic Catholic priest said that despite the difficulties hindering the way to a unified church in accordance with the teaching of Jesus...
Governor of South Sinai, Maj. Gen. Khālid Fawda (Khaled Foda or Khaled Fūda) and head of the Coptic Evangelical Church, Dr. Rev. Andriyā Zakī (Andre Zaki) laid the foundation stone for the first church to be erected in Sharm al-Shaykh, south of Sinai. The church is to be finished in two years and...
In a talk-show aired on the Egyptian Satellite Channel TEN, Pope Tawāḍrūs II explained that the law on church construction was issued in 2016 and has two sections, one is concerned with the construction of new churches, and the second on codifying the legal status of churches that were built in the...
Director of the Abrahamic Forum for Germany and the Middle East, Dr. Jürgen Micksch, said: “the Forum has received reports of murder, bloodshed, assault on churches and mosques, and the killing of innocent children and women. The hands of terrorism also included a number of members of the Egyptian...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia revealed in a statement of its embassy yesterday that all Qur’ān copies of the King Fahd Complex are correct
The names of Coptic churches are emblematic for piety or strength of faith, and is either selected by a priest or by the church institution in accordance of the location and interoperation with the Bishopric.
Targeting Copts on their way back from the St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery last week was not only a cowardly terror attack on innocent people, but also alarm bells signalizing for the hundredth time that the terror operations of the Islamic State -or Dāʿish- are not done on the spur of the...
Egyptian author and journalist, ʿAlāʾ al-Aswānī, tweeted: “Give the Copts the same rights in their own homeland just like Muslim emigrants enjoy in their Western countries of Diaspora.”
In his column this week, Father Rafiq Greish [Rafīq Jarīsh] comments on President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī during the World Youth Forum in Sharm al-Shaykh: It was not a speech like any other one we heard before, although what President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī was saying is known for us, namely, the...
After a four-day visit to Jerusalem, the patriarchal delegation of the Coptic Orthodox Church has returned to Cairo. The delegation who acted on behalf of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, met Egypt’s ambassador to Israel, Khālid ʿAzmī, who is the coordinator of the Ministry of foreign Affairs in confirming the...
In an effort to promote moderate Islam, Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf], launched 3 campaigns, one of which is a beyond borders campaign that focuses on Prophet Muḥammad and his message to convene the ethical values of humanity. A number of sermons conveyed by the prophet of Islam have...
In his sermon consecrated to Bishop Bishoy on his 40th Death Day, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, Pope Tawāḍrūs described the late Metropolitan bishop as ‘a discerning person’ who managed to build spiritual fraternal ties to his congregation, and strong friendship bonds to the...
The delegation of Pope Tawāḍrūs II had just arrived in Jerusalem in order to follow up the issue of the Dayr al-Sulṭān Monastery. According to the spokesman of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Būlus Ḥalīm, Israel’s newly appointed ambassador to Egypt, Khālid ʿAzmī, is to receive the Coptic Orthodox...
Egyptian (Coptic) researcher, Kyrillos ʿIffat Nasīm al-Maṣrī obtained a PhD for his thesis on the Egyptian electronic media approach to and treatment of the issues concerning Copts in Egypt, and on its impact on youth’s behavior toward national unity.
We must call things by their names: the brutal terrorist attack on Friday, November 2, on a number of Christians who were visiting the monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor between Beni Suef and Minya, which resulted in the death of seven people and injuring thirteen people, is a crime against...
Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ observatory monitoring infidelizing fatwas and ideologies released its report last Wednesday. The report explains that Dāʿish or the Islamic State (IS) has adopted new strategies in an attempt to reorganize itself, and that would take some time after it had lost its...
On its official website, the terror organization Dāʿish or Islamist State claimed responsibility for the attack on 3 vehicles conveying Coptic pilgrims to and from the St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery, in Arabic, Dayr al-Anba Ṣamūʾīl al-Muʿtarif. 
In the first meeting of its kind, the Malāwī branch of the Egyptian Family House (EFH), or Bayt al-ʿĀʾilah, south of Minya, discussed the risks of underage marriage.
According to the vision of the Coptic Orthodox Church, both the Holy Synod and the Congregational Council [al-Majlis al-Millī] are the wings of the Church. However, one of its wings has been disabled since 2011, and it is expected to be reactivated in order to restore the Church's full capacity. 

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