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Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the Pope of Alexandria, said that Egyptian Coptic elders and Coptic families can accompany their children to visit Jerusalem.
Israeli media reported that the Jerusalem City Council approved a budget allocation of 700,000 shekels for the restoration of a balcony in the Dayr al-Sulṭān church in Jerusalem.  The site was closed by authorities after one of the stones fell from the balcony of the church.
For two hours, the Egyptian TV Channel TEN, aired on Wednesday the interview Pope Tawāḍrūs II gave to media anchor ʿAmrū ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd during his program al-Raʾyu al-ʿĀm (the public opinion).
Former muftī of Egypt, Alī Gum’ah, has called upon Muslim youth to visit Jerusalem. This call stirred much contention in Egyptian political circles. Some political parties stated that the call is alien, ambiguous, not justified and considered a form of naturalization with ‘the Zionists’. Dr. Abd al...
Catholic Pope Francis called upon the Palestinian and Israeli presidents, Mahmūd Abāss and Shimon Peres to visit the Vatican to pray together for peace.
The delegation of Pope Tawāḍrūs II had just arrived in Jerusalem in order to follow up the issue of the Dayr al-Sulṭān Monastery. According to the spokesman of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Būlus Ḥalīm, Israel’s newly appointed ambassador to Egypt, Khālid ʿAzmī, is to receive the Coptic Orthodox...
The Association of Egyptian Community (AEC) in Greece condemned the brutal attack carried out by the Israeli occupation forces on one of the Coptic monks who, in a peaceful sit-in in front of the Dayr al-Sulṭān, was defending the Egyptian Coptic right of ownership of the monastery.
Presidential candidate Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā described Pope Shenouda as a “patriotic leader who has never bowed to pressures to get involved in sectarian strife from abroad or at home,” adding the pope has stood firmly in the face of divisions. “Pope Shenouda’s stances were many, including...
“Christians have the eagerness to visit holy places exactly like that eagerness felt by Muslims to perform pilgrimage to the Ka’bah,” according to an informed church source who did not want his name mentioned. He denied that those trips to Jerusalem will have any effect on the decision adopted by...
Bishop Bisantī of Helwan and al-Ma’sarah said that the Coptic Orthodox Church did not lift the ban on traveling to Jerusalem. “The 61 Egyptian Copts who traveled will be forbidden from the reception of Holy Communion according to Pope Shenouda’s ordere. Bishop Bisantī said. He added that a true...

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