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On the seventh of August of each year, the Coptic Orthodox Church begins the fasting of the Virgin Mary (lent), lasting for 15 days, during this period daily prayers and liturgy along with the spiritual revival are held in the evening, where priests and bishops give various spiritual words...
For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
Bishop Lucas [Lūkās], Bishop of Abnūb, Head of the Monastery of the Great Martyr Mina - The Wondrous, (the Hanging Monastery on Mount Abnūb)  in Asūyṭ fulfilled the ritual of ordination of the monks of two monastic students in the monastery in the name of Rev. Ghubriyyāl al-Abnūbī and Rev. Rāfāʾīl...
President ‘Abdul Fattaḥ al-Sīsī issued Decision No. 198 of 2019 on forming the Board of the Coptic Orthodox Endowments Authority (COEA) under the chairmanship of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
Engineer Abul ʿ Ela al-Maḍī, the head of Al-Wasat Party, revealed the secrets of a meeting he held with some evangelical pastors in the United States to provide a good picture of the relationship between Muslims and Christians, following the growing hostility in the West to Muslims after the...
Major General Jamāl Nūr al-Dīn, Governor of Asyut, witnessed the ceremony of enthronization of His Eminence Bishop Theophilus on the throne of Manfalūṭ of the Orthodox Copts and his ordination as bishop on the chair of the Diocese and successor to the departed Bishop Anṭūniyyūs.
The Coptic Orthodox Church, in accordance with the recommendation of the last Holy Synod meeting, completed the preparation of the new bishops who were enthroned by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on 9th of June: Bishop Matāʾūsʾ, Bishop and Head of the Monastery of the Virgin Mary in the Eastern Mountain of...
The Coptic Catholic Church in the Asyūṭ governorate has completed preparations for Cardinal Sandri Leonardo and his accompanying delegation who will be visiting the Cathedral and the offices of the diocese this Tuesday.  The Cardinal is scheduled to meet with priests and other members of the...
‘Izbit al-Najārīn, an area belonging to the Masārrah village of Dayrūt, and home to 3,000 Copts, has been under threat from a gang led by a man named Jabrūt K ("J.K."). The gang has been threatening to kidnap villagers’ children if they do not pay ransom money. The situation began at the beginning...
Copts in Dayrūt of Asyut Governorate are terrified following repeated attacks by groups of thugs. 

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