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Father Rafīq Jarīsh, the spokesman of the Catholic Church in Egypt, said that the Catholic Church is well-known by its schools. There are 171 Catholic schools in Egypt, 38 of which in Upper Egypt.  
Bishop Yuhanna Qultah, the deputy patriarch of the Coptic Catholics and a representative of the Egyptian churches in the constituent assembly writing a new constitution for Egypt, announced the withdrawal of the three churches from the panel.
The Vatican’s news agency Fides said the first Egyptian Catholic TV station will be launched in 2013 under the name al-Salām (Peace) to be the voice of a Coptic Catholic community living in a large country ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood.
A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...
In the years leading up to the June 30 Revolution, Egypt’s Coptic community suffered greatly from the absence of a unified church-building law, a law, which the Copts had been waiting for, was finally passed by the end of 2016.
On Sunday, Pope Tawāḍrūs‎ II will preside over the celebration of the Coptic Orthodox Virgin Mary Church in Maadi, commemorating the Holy Family’s journey to Egypt, especially since the church was one of the highlights of its journey. The celebration, organized by Bishop Dāniyyāl, Secretary of The...
In an exclusive statement to al-Dustūr, Diocesan Bishop Binyamīn (Benjamin) of al-Minūfiyah, said that President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, is different from all his predecessors [state presidents], and “he is a person of great tolerance,” stressing that “al-Sīsī cannot be held responsible for the...
Egyptian Churches’ leaderships have emphasized that neither they nor their representatives will receive or meet with US Vice President Mike Pence, who is due to visit Egypt this week, stressing that Copts' issues are internal affairs of Egypt.
 Bishop Pachomius, commenting on calls to stage protests against the Muslim Brotherhood on August 24, said the church does not interfere in politics, adding the church remains a spiritual institution that keeps its distance from political affairs. Father Rafīq Greish, the media spokesman for the...
Bishop Dr. Yūhannā Qultah Sa‘īd, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, comments on the recent attack on Egyptian troops in Sinai and the tragic events in Dahshūr: “the internal picture is just another facet of what is happening on the [Sinai] border … There is a pressing need for the...

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