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Tens of Egyptian Christians demonstrated in front of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of St. Mark in `Abbassiya, Cairo, condemning the kidnapping of a Christian girl in Upper Egypt, and demanding the intervention of Pope Tawadros. According to the protesters, the minor girl aged 17 had been kidnapped...
"Love never fails" was the message of St. Paul the Apostle in his first Letter to the Corinthians, and the message that Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy Sea of Saint Mark carries in every encounter with other Christian denominations, and it is love that paved the path...
Background: Shiḥāta Hārūn (1920–16.3.2001), one of the founding members of Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (National Progressive Unionist Party) and former lawyer is an Egyptian Jew. He was also among the many Egyptians arrested in 1967. His Jewish identity is intertwined with Egypt’s history and he never left...
Background: Mūnīr Fakhrī ʿAbd al-Nūr was the Secretary-General of Ḥizb al-Wafd (al-Wafd party) and ran for elections in 1995 and again in 2000. Ḥizb al-Wafd is a national liberal political party in Egypt that tries to place itself at the ideological centre, in between the traditional ideologies of...
Background: The People’s Assembly and Shūrā Council (Senate) were elected through an electoral system of single member plurality under Ḥusnī Mubārak’s regime. The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) always ensured a super-majority by means of fraud, ballot stuffing, intimidation, and lack of...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Diocese of St. Mark, will preside over the Mass of the Easter Feast tomorrow evening. The Pope will also welcome the guests congratulating his Holiness after tomorrow at the papal Seat of the Cathedral of St. Mark, al-ʿAbbasiyah.
Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, revealed the commencement of the procedures for the establishment of an Egyptian church in Bahrain to serve Coptic Egyptians there.
Pope Tawadros, in his speech to mark the visit of President Adly Mansūr to the Cathedral, stressed that the visit would ‘send a beautiful message to the people’.      
In an unprecedented way, the President himself visits the church to offer felicitations on Christmas.
 His Holiness Pope Tawadros II will preside over prayers at the Christmas Mass in Saint Mark’s Cathedral in ‘Abbāsiyyah, Cairo, on Monday evening. According to the CBC satellite channel a representative of  Egypt’s President is scheduled to attend, in addition to a number of leaders of political...

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