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A number of people interested in the history and heritage of the town of al-Quṣayr along  the Red Sea have launched a campaign to include the smallest church in Egypt on a list of Coptic antiquities and save it from disrepair. The calls come nearly 103 years after the church's construction by...
Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
Christian places of prayer subjected to increasing attacks
After returning from the United States on a several-week visit during which he met with a number of decision-makers in the US State Department, the Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki, head of the Evangelical community, affirmed that the positive changes taking place in Egypt have positively affected Egypt's...
v. Fr. Lūqā Asʿad, bishop of the Church of the Virgin Mary in Rashīd, Buḥayra governorate, has called on the Supreme Constitutional Court to decide on the lawsuit filed by the church acting on behalf of Pope Tawādrūs II, Bishop Bākhūmiyyūs, bishop of Buḥayra, Maṭrūḥ, and the five western cities,...
For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
In the context of the recent Sudanese revolution and civil transformations, this article will follow the systematic persecution of Christians in Sudan. Instances of persecution of Christians in Sudan are generally isolated and temporary, yet have taken on a systematic nature, especially since...
The English magazine ‘The National’ has highlighted in an article details of the construction of the Virgin Mary and Saint Simon [Samʿān] the Tanner Cathedral. This cathedral, among other churches built on Muqaṭam mountain, was constructed from part of the mountain itself over a period of 20 years.
Bishop Maqār, the bishop of Sharqiyya and 10th of Ramadan City, said that al-Laqqān is the service until the washing of the legs, which is the case for washing the inner heart.
The Conference of Specialized Studies of the Orthodox Creed under the patronage of His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, will be held in cooperation with the Diocese of Youth from the 15th to the 19th of July at the House of St. Mark in...

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