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The Epiphany [al-Ghuṭās], which Copts are celebrating this year on Monday, January 20th, has become embodied in the current age through baptism, which is when children are submerged in water 40 days after their birth.  Rituals and customs that Copts are accustomed to doing on this day are not just...
The Global Fatwa Index (GFI), which is under the authority of the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ and the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, presented statistics about Christmas fatwas.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, is holding Christmas mass Monday evening at the Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ [Mīlād al-Masīḥ] in the New Administrative Capital for the third year in a row with President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī attending as well as a...
Forces from the military and police in Egypt intensified their security preparations hours before Christmas Eve mass on Monday evening, January 6th, as according to the Eastern calendar, which the Egyptian Orthodox Church is based on.  During a meeting with several of his aides on Saturday,...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemned the involvement of security forces in closing the church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate in southern Egypt, calling for the reopening of all the closed churches...
On Thursday, April 11, the heads of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Churches held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St. Mark Cathedral in ʿAbāssiyya in the hopes of ending the harmful personal status crisis.  The meeting was presided over by Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch ...
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, headed by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, condemned the series of bombings that took place on the island of Sri Lanka today, which resulted in the deaths of dozens and the injury of hundreds of worshipers and believers. ...
Italian intern Erica Canova interned between June 11 and July 20, 2019. Erica obtained her Bachelor of Philosophy and Human Sciences (with honours) at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in 2018. Earlier, in 2017, she received a merit award for the best students at university. Erica has a great...
The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt and the rest of the world celebrated the anniversary of the entry of Jesus to Egypt, and His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, presided over the services of the Holy Mass at Sergius and Bacchus Church [Kanīsa al-Shahīdīn...
A state of controversy has erupted over the Los Angeles Coptic Orthodox Diocese’s decision to hold two masses for Christmas in 2020.  The first would be on the 24th of next December, and the second would be on the 6th of the following January, coinciding with the western and eastern calendars. ...

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