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The Monastery of Abba Barsūm al-ʿIrīyān in al-Maʿṣara, continues the activities of the spiritual renaissance for the fifth day in a row to celebrate the annual feast of St. Barsūm-Al-ʿIrīyān on Thursday, which is celebrated for 20 consecutive days, under the chairmanship of Bishop Bīsantī, the...
The Giza and Cairo courts witnessed today several important hearing sessions including the pleading of the public prosecution service in the case of "Spying for Ḥamās" and in the case of "Sinai state".
Egyptian Columnist Muḥammad Ḥamādīwrites this week: “Copt” in the ancient Egyptian language means “ancient Egyptian” and therefore we are all Copts, we are all Egyptians. The Egyptians have sensed the danger of sedition and division but the Egyptian people are standing tall and united throughout...
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have allegedly sent a letter to ISIS, and Abū Bakr al- Baghdādī complaining about the alleged rape of Muslim Brotherhood female supporters in prison. Recent protests of the Muslim Brotherhood in Helwan, Ayn Shams and NasrCity have witnessed the flags of al- Qa’...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) started a Learning Center because it discovered that many African children in Cairo have big learning gaps. They had, thus far, no place to go to. For Egyptians, there is compulsory education. Syrian refugees are able to make use of the Egyptian school...
Bishop Bisāntī of Helwan and al-Ma’sarah also viewed himself unsuitable for the position, adding the papacy is a great responsibility and the church has got persons “more efficient than me”. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, April 28, p. 8] Read original text in Arabic
Blaming the community silence on the attack on al-Amīr Tādrus’ Church in Aṭfīḥ, the author, Hānī Labīb, discusses the painful issue of attacking churches by extremists in Egypt for allegedly being unlicensed. Labīb states that most of the already existing unlicensed churches obtained oral...
The article gives a brief account on Coptic Orthodox Bishop Bīsantī of Ḥulwān, Cairo, who was born in 1941 in Giza and graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, in 1962 and obtained a master’s in biochemistry in 1969.
Shaykh Ṭāha Rifʿat was in his mosque, when one of his congregation rushed inside to tell him that he saw a man on a motorbike, carrying a machine gun and is heading towards the church.
In a statement released today, the Coptic Orthodox Bishopric of Aṭfīḥ said that right after Friday prayers, hundreds of Muslims gathered in front of al-Amīr Tadrus Church, shouting hostile slogans and demanding the destruction of the church. The mob then broke into the church, destroying the place...

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