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His Holiness Pope Tawādrūs II received in the papal headquarters of the Coptic Orthodox Church Dr. Sulṭān al-Ramīthī, Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Elders and ʿUmar al-Barīkī, Executive Director of the Council. 
State-owned daily newspaper, al-Ahrām, also reports on the million-participant gathering to pray for peace in Egypt. ”Save our country, Lord, save it from terrorism and evil and fill it with your grace!” It is with these words of praise that masses of Egyptian Christians gathered in Saint Simon...
Grand Shaykh of al-Azhar Dr. Aḥmad al-Tayyib led a high-ranking delegation to visit Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II at the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīyah to offer congratulations to the new patriarch over his investiture.
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod unanimously named Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, who was one of the three finalists to the chair of Saint Mark, as secretary of the Synod instead of Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta.
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod unanimously named Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, who was one of the three finalists to the chair of Saint Mark, as secretary of the Synod instead of Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta.
Placards and banners of several non-Islamist parties like Muḥammad al-Barādʿī’s al-Dustūr, al-Wafd, Ḥamdīn Ṣabbāḥī’s Popular Current and the Free Egyptians Party (FEP) emblazoned the walls of the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīyah during the enthronement ceremony of Pope ...
The Coptic Orthodox Church has played a historical role, aided by Egypt’s wisdom and moral and spiritual ethics, in the openness and pluralism of the Egyptian culture and even gave the Egyptian genius an added value.
All eyes are set today (November 18) on the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīya to follow up the church’s celebrations of the enthronement of Bishop Tawāḍrūs II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shinūdā III, who passed away in March, to be...
The Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah on Friday (November 2) finalized preparations and procedures of the Altar Lot process to pick the 118th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012.
The papal elections will be held today (October 29) at the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah as 2412 voters will cast their ballots in eight boxes. The voting process will end at 05:00 pm, after which counting will start immediately before announcing the names of three of...
The Salafī Front, in a statement on Sunday (October 28), refused to send a Coptic girl, who disappeared since late last month and has reportedly converted to Islam and married a Muslim young man, back to her family in Mersa Matrouh. [Mustafá Rahūmah, Sa’īd Hijāzī and Muhammad Bakhāt, al-Watan, Oct...
Monday (October 29) will be the day long awaited by Copts – eight months – to elect a successor for Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, to sit on the chair of Saint Mark, one of the apostles of Jesus, and who preached the Gospel in Egypt.
Bishop Bula of Tantā, the official spokesman for the committee overseeing the papal elections, said he had contacts with Minister of Interior Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn on securing the elections, adding the minister will give instructions to deploy some fire engines and ambulances inside the Saint Mark...
Bishop Bula, the spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said the church has not so far extended an invitation to President Muhammad Mursī to attend the enthronement of the 118th pope of the chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012.
‘Āsim, an attorney, filed the first lawsuit against Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, former Minister of Defense, accusing him of killing protesters in the incidents at Maspero, Muhammad Mahmūd, the Cabinet building, and the massacres in Port Said and al-‘Abbāsīyah.
Bishop Pachomius, Coptic Orthodox Acting Pope, met yesterday with Counsellor Fū'ād Hijāb, counselor to the president, and Dr. ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Rahmān, Governor of Giza, at the Coptic cathedral in 'Abbāssīyah. They agreed that Christian villagers should return to their village, Dahshūr, and that the law...
Dr. Muḥyī al-Dīn ʿAfīfī, rapporteur of the Religious Discourse Committee at the Egyptian Family House (EFH), and Hegumen Buṭrus Buṭrus, the assistant rapporteur, met with the members of the clergy and imams of Al-Azhar at the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center of the St. Mark Cathedral in al-...
The Media Center of the Coptic Orthodox Church announced the photography competition entitled "Beautiful Egypt" it organized under the auspices of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria.
The St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya is preparing for the celebration of 50 years of its construction In his statements disclosed to al-Waṭan, Hegumen Sergiūs, General Secretary of the St. Mark Cathedral, said that the renovation works are nearing completion in preparation for holding a major...
Field Marshal Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī has visited the St. Mark’s cathedral in Abāssiyah and congratulated Pope Tawadros on the Holy Day of Resurrection. Not earlier a presidential candidate with excellent changes to become Egypt’s next president paid a pope such a visit for Easter (Nassir Abd-al...

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