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Spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Fr. Būlos Halīm, said that the Armed Forces resumed today restoration works in Minya's churches, in line with the pledge of President Al-Sisi he made during Christmas Mass celebration.
The Coptic Christian observation of Maundy Thursday (The Holy Thursday), the Holy day also known as "Thursday of Mysteries", marks the anniversary of the "Last Supper" of Christ with his disciples. According to the Christian belief, Maundy Thursday marks the day that Christ had washed the feet of...
On Thursday, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī sent the Secretaries of the Republic to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in al-ʿAbāsiyyah to congratulate His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria, the Patriarch of St. Mark and the Orthodox Copts on the Day of Resurrection and the Easter...
Duʿāʾ Muṣtafā, a lawyer at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, said that they managed to identify the place of detention of Dr. Aḥmad ʿAbd Allāh, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Egyptian Commission, at Awwil Al-Qahira police station in al-Tajammuʿ al-Khāmis. The police station...
Controversial discussions followed the catastrophic explosion that hit the Petrine Church in `Abassiya, Cairo, claiming the lives of 24 persons and 49 injured, on how to deal with terrorism and on what security measures should be implemented to eliminate violent attacks from their roots or at least...
The recent assassination and abduction of Egyptian Christians in Al-`Arīsh, North-East of Sinai, is one episode of series of attacks on Christians in the North of the Egyptian peninsula since the eruption of the Revolution of January 25, 2011. Egyptian Christians there have been an easy target for...
The Egyptian Government has assigned the task of renovating St. Peter’s Church in `Abbassiya in Cairo to the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The President of the Authority, Kāmel al-Wazīr, announced the planned completion of restoration efforts after 15 days, removing all traces of damage in...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark, received on Monday an Ethiopian church delegation headed by Bishop Lucās secretary of the Ethiopian Holy Synod, who was accompanied by Fathers Abraham and Desaglen. Both priests serve the Ehtiopian community living in Egypt.  
The year 2016 witnessed many painful events, including the hijacking of an aircraft the crash of another, terrorist attacks, a sunken boat, and thethe casualties that have resulted rocking the hearts of Egyptians with painful memories etched in their minds. They are hoping these effects of 2016...
“The attack on the church in conjunction to the celebration of Mawlid al-Nabi [Birthday of Prophet Muhammad] is an intentional misinterpretation of the Prophet's teaching,” admins write on their Arabic-speaking social networking sites in Egypt.

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