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On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
  Yesterday night, the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Sunday schools was held at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the BA Director Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī and a number of General Bishops of the Coptic Orthodox Church.  
Pope Tawāḍrūs II participated in the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Sunday schools held on Wednesday night in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in the presence of the BA Director Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqqī, Governor of Alexandria Muḥammad Sulṭān, several general bishops, church leaders and...
In his statement disclosed during an aired interview on Extra News, Patriarch of The Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria And Whole Africa, Patriarch Theodor (Theodoros) II said that the Coptic Church of Egypt is the closest to the Greek, praising the Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch Tawāḍrūs’...
During the literary intellectual forum organized by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria, Dr. Shaykh Usāma al-Azharī, the presidential advisor, called on to turn the page of intra-tensions, confrontations and attacks against homelands, national armies, saying: “We need to foster social dialogue that...
Tomorrow, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities plans to inaugurate the ancient sarcophagus, which was excavated earlier this month in the Sidi Jābir district, Alexandria, so as to reveal what it contains. Since the discovery of that archeological sarcophagus in Alexandria, it is assumed that the new...
The 12-year old girl, Nour or Nūr, arrived at her school early morning, carrying a maquette. Glued on a solid base of foam, the model, in French ‘maquette’, presented a mosque and a church linked together with the Egyptian flag.
Pope Tawadros led the third morning mass for his deceased mother, Samiah Nassīm, in St. Mark’s Church in Alexandria.  His mother passed away Friday morning, March 28, at the age of 83. Soon after the mass, the Pope returned to the headquarters in St Mark’s Cathedral in Abbāssiyah, Cairo. He will...
In collaboration with the Anglican Diocese of Egypt, the Swedish Institute Alexandria held a round table discussion on “Reforming the religious discourse and its role in improving dialogue, tolerance and coexistence” with a view to tackling the importance of reforming the religious discourse and...
Father Ruways Morcos, deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria and member of the Holy Synod, stated that no new amendments or discussions will take place on the currently drafted Papal Election Regulations. He added that after the regulations are drafted linguisticly, it shall be...
The EgyptianChurch celebrated today the festival of mourning for Pope Kyrillos VI, the 116th Pope of the Coptic Church, at his shrine and church, recently inaugurated by Pope Tawadros II, at the Monastery of Saint Mina near Alexandria. The service was attended by a large number of priests and...
  Pope Tawadros II finished his two-day visit to Alexandria. The main goal of the visit was the consecration of the Church of Pope Kyrollos VI in the St. Mina Monastery in Maryūt, West of Alexandria, in addition to ordaining 15 priests (Ahmad Badrāwī, al-Shurūq, Mar. 4, p. 2). Read original text in...
Despite announcements from the government that it would organize outdoor spaces for ‘Īd (Eid) prayers, and would not permit others organized by the people, the Salafi Call organized prayers in 40 squares in Alexandria as well as 7 in Marsá Matrūh.
A leading figure in the Salafī organization has released information regarding the organization’s participation in the upcoming ‘Īd al-Fitr prayers. The source clarified that no Salafī sheikhs have received permits from the Ministry of Endowments to lead ‘Īd prayers, but will do so anyway,...
26 Christians suffered from an acute case of food poisoning on their way home from a school trip to visit the churches of Alexandria, Beheira, and Cairo. The trip, organized by Fr. Bakhūm Gaballāh, priest of the St. Bakhūm church in the village of al-Suām’ah in Suhag, was intended for the students...
A Salafī leader announced that the sheikhs of his organization would not be observing any of the Ministry of Endowments’ rules regarding i’tikāf . The source affirmed that none of the Salafi sheikhs or youth have registered for i’tikāf , as per the new laws, and that they will all embark on this...
The regional governorate departments of the Ministry of Endowments have begun receiving requests from Shaykhs of al- Da’wah al- Salafiah for preaching licenses.
The bodies of four members of a Christian Syrian family were found stabbed to death in their apartment in al-Ibrāhīmiyyah, Alexandria.The family consisted of a 44-year-old father, a 35-year-old mother, a 6-year-old son, and the father’s 43-year-old sister. The father was stabbed several times in...
The Coptic Orthodox Church is examining a new body bringing together the Cairo Bishops under the name of the ‘Cairo Bishop Council’ that would follow Pope Tawadros, according to anonymous Church sources. 
In an official visit to the Coptic Orthodox Church, a delegation of the Greek Orthodox Church arrived yesterday evening.

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