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On Tuesday the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated the 51th anniversary of the Virgin Mary's appearance, according to Christian belief, on the domes of the church that bears her name in the al-Zaytūn area of Cairo.
On the Evening of Tuesday, the 2nd of April, 1968, the Virgin Mary began to appear in luminous scenes over domes of St. Mary church at al-Zaytūn, north of Cairo. Since that night, thousands of people pilgrim every night to Ṭumān Bāy Street at al-Zaytūn, heading to the small church that has been...
“Hunger has no religion” is the motto of those who offer the charity table, or mā`idat al-rahmān, in Egypt, for iftār during the fasting month of Ramadan for the poor and needy among Muslims who are unable to provide for themselves and for their families. The Egyptian society is familiar with these...
The Cairo Criminal Court will complete the trial of the deposed President Muhammad Morsi and 24 other defendants in an indictment of insulting the judiciary.
Background: The interview with Mukhtār Nūh, a lawyer and a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood, revolves around questions related to religious freedom in Egypt including possible application of Islamic Sharīʿa, the rights of Christian minorities, and the possible response to conversion from...
Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, Pope II received Dr. Isma`īl Serāg Al-Dīn, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and Dr. Yehīa Halīm, Advisor to the BA Director.
Repeatedly we hear of reports that Muslims are attacking Christians. One such recent report is a clash in Alexandria in which one Christian died from a heart attack.  “A fight started between two young men, one Copt and the other Muslim, when the Copt allegedly sexually harassed the latter's sister...
North Cairo Supreme State Security Court  released 15 out of 25 detainees who had been accused of forming a secret group committing many crimes.
In Egypt a popular level of religion exists whereby celebrations of the Virgin Mary have had both Muslim and Christian participants.
In the aftermath of the attacks against the Abū Fānā Monastery, the governor of Minia headed a committee that drafted decisions that do not appear favorable for the church. From his residency in Cleveland in the U.S., Pope Shenouda III declared the relations between the bishopric in Mallawī and the...

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