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In the context of our round of introduction, which was shortly interrupted by tea and coffee, a discussion about the roots of Christian spirituality in Egypt, the church’s crisis in Europe especially among young people and Islam emerged.
The first thing that Reverend Richard did, when he introduced himself to our group, was bring a smile to our lips. Although being “officially” retired back in Canada, it became clear that God had plans for him in the Middle East. “Don’t think you can retire in the ministry!” he said, laughing.
The Monastery of Patmos was established by Bishop Botros. He had bought the desert land upon which the monastery rests on his name with the government specifying that it was to be used for agricultural development. In 1993, he obtained a permit from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense to build a fence...
The Dutch delegation stayed three nights in Saint Anthony’s monastery where they attended masses and engaged in discussions about religion. This report describes how one of the oldest monasteries in the world is practicing the Christian faith. The monastery does not allow armed policemen to stay on...
The scene of Pope Francis meeting a delegation from South Sudan and kissing their feet hoping for an end to the civil war in their country is not the first of its kind, for his history is awash with situations that place him in the vanguard of peacemakers.  The following are some of the remarkable...
The Copts who observe the Western calendar around the world will celebrate the Easter Sunday on April 20th, while the Egyptian churches will celebrate it on April 28th of the same month. Next Sunday, Pope Francis of the Vatican will lead the Palm Sunday Mass and the Holy Week Mass in the...
Counselor Yūsuf Ṭalʿat, legal representative of the Evangelical Church, revealed the details of the meeting of the heads of the Egyptian churches at the papal headquarters at the Cathedral of St. Mark's in ʿAbbāsiyya.
The Vatican Pope Francis I washed the feet of 12 inmates including two girls, one of them is Serbian Muslim, who was born in Rome and the other is an Italian Catholic (No Author Mentioned, al-Sabāh, Mar. 30, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic.
A high-level German delegation led by Dr. Rev. Tharwat Qādis, chairman of the Council for Dialogue and Ecumenical Relations, arrived in Aswan en route to Luxor. The delegation will visit the Coptic Evangelical Church in Luxor and its affiliated schools.
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...

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