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The Central Committee of the Council of Churches (which contains Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, Episcopal and Greek Orthodox) will hold a joint prayer for Egypt at the beginning of the first meeting held by the Council for priests and pastors in the regions. The meeting is to be hosted by the...
We, Arabs, do not like losers, even when these prove to be true heroes rebelling against forces of power. Not only do we not like them, but we tend to punish them further by forgetting them or wiping them from existence. We are the sons of a tribal culture which glorifies power, banishes those who...
While Copts await the issuance of a church-building law before the end of this year, discussions have continued for a year and a half during which 13 drafts have been considered by the State and the church in an attempt to achieve consensus over its articles.  The law to be made, and which the...
Every year, the city of Tanta, the capital of Gharbiya Governorate, celebrates the holy month of Ramadan in its own special way. Amid wonderful spirits of festivities, lights are focused on Al-Ahmadī Square, where Al-Sayed al-Badawī-'s Mosque, the biggest and most important mosque in Tanta, is also...
Copts in different Egyptian governorates celebrate the New Year among intense security presence seeking to stop any attempts at ruination.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark inaugurated on Sunday the third seminar of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.  Titled “Church Services and The Coptic Family”, the seminar reviewed a number of papers, including the personal...
Conversion in Egypt is a complicated and thorny issue.
Al-Azhar appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to emphasize the rule of law and work on bringing all political powers together at the dialogue table to renounce schism and provide a proper and rational atmosphere to finalize a consensus constitution expressive of all segments of the Egyptian people...
The Coptic Orthodox Church prohibited the five candidates for papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, from appearing on satellite channels before the election of the 118th pope. [Mustafá Rahūmah, al-Watan, Oct. 16, p. 3] Read original text...

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