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The Archbishop of Sebastia Atallah Hanna [ʿAṭā Allāh Ḥannā] commented on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decree which paved the way for the Cathedral of Holy Wisdom (Hagia Sophia) to be converted into a mosque. The Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem criticised this...
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. 
All the denominations of Egypt’s churches came together to celebrate Sunday’s masses for Christian unity, including the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, Greek Orthodox and Episcopal churches. The masses were part of a week of prayer for Christian unity, organized in cooperation with the Egyptian...
The leaders and representatives of the Orthodox Churches held a meeting in the Jordanian capital of Amman to discuss their vision towards the unity of the Orthodox Churches. 
Bishop Nicolas, the official spokesperson for the Patriarchate of the Roman Orthodox Church for Alexandria and all of Africa, emphasised that the Patriarchate would not direct its members towards any particular opinion in the constitutional referendum. 
Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, suffered a stroke that led to his death on December 4 in Lebanon, away from his birthplace, Syria 
Karīm Kamāl, president of the ‘Union of Copts for the Homeland’, praised the decision of Theophilus III, the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine and Jordan, of closing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in protest against Israeli practices, describing it...
Pope Francis suggested that Easter be unified and celebrated on the second or third Sunday of April, a proposal that was accepted by the Coptic Orthodox Church which is to discuss it in committees established for theological dialogue. The Greek Orthodox Church on the other hand declined the...
The Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) concludes its “Week of Prayer for Unity” on Thursday at Saint Anthony’s Coptic Catholic Church in Faggala [Fajjālah], under the motto “Oh Lord, build up Our Families.” The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical communities began the “Week of prayer...
The Saint Nicholas Church of the Greek Orthodox congregation on Tanis Street in the center of Alexandria faces neglect that threatens the collapse of the poor construction and architecture, especially that it has been closed for 20 years.

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