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Coptic researcher Michael Aziz [Māykil ʿAzīz] sent a letter to Pope Tawāḍrūs II about the opening of a church in the name of Pope Shinūda III in 15th of May City in al-Zarāyib area, an act that is in violation of Coptic Orthodox Church rite, rules, and traditions.  
Bishop Bākhūm, the official spokesperson for the Catholic Church in Egypt, announced decisions made by the Catholic Synod to suspend Holy Week and Easter Day liturgies and limit these liturgies to church priests and deacons only.  Liturgies, however, will be broadcasted online for the rest of the...
The Egyptian Cabinet's committee charged with looking into the status of unlicensed churches to grant them legality has approved on 2 April 2020 the legalization of a new batch of houses of worship.
This year Easter celebrations will take place without the traditional processions and without church services because of the continuing spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. This weekend hundreds of millions of Protestants and Catholics around the world follow the religious ceremonies from their homes. 
The Ministry of Interior in a statement announced the killing of seven terrorists during a police raid in the al-Amīrriyya neighborhood of Cairo on Tuesday evening.  The statement added that an officer in the National Security Division was killed, and three other security officers were injured in...
The role that ʿAwaḍ ʿIryān mosque plays in Banī Suwayf City is no less than the role that the biggest mosques in the governorate play.  ʿAwaḍ ʿIryān mosque is considered a genuine symbol for the region of “Muqbil” where a Christian majority lives.
Since President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī took office in Egypt, he has taken care to achieve the principle of citizenship and defeat any effort to divide citizens not through scripted phrases but through serious work and emphasizing the unity of the Egyptian people.  
On June 1st, Coptic Orthodox Churches will be having mass for the first time since the decision to suspend liturgies and masses at churches in March as according to Coronavirus precautionary measures.  Masses will be without the presence of a congregation. 
Archeologist Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān, general director of Research, Archaeological Studies, and Scientific Publishing for the archeological sites in southern Sinai, confirmed that pilgrimage to the sacred Ṭūwā Valley in Sinai began when St. Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine, went on pilgrimage...
The Endowments Ministry applauded the statement that was released on March 15, from al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars, which allowed the suspension of Friday sermons and congregational prayers to protect people from the coronavirus.

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