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In Egypt, sectarian conflict can be dizzying. When news breaks it explodes – Muslim mobs, churches burned, priests attacked. When the news crests it collapses – Muslim denials, church agreement, security clampdown. Only when the news settles can the situation be understood – partially,...
Masperos revolution youths thwarted an attempt by the church to keep away priests from protesting. Church leaders have issued several decisions against priests before, and even relocated one of them to Australia.
The America Coptic Union has called on Coptic people to stage a sit-in at the Coptic Cathedral al-‘Abbāsiyyah / Cairo until the bishops and priests who were arbitrarily suspended, are restored, and Pope Shenouda goes.
Egypt's Muslims showed solidarity with their Coptic brothers and sisters during Christmas celebrations. Many attended Christmas services across the country; others gathered in the street in support of national unity. This article in the Egyptian Gazette reports that Pope Shenouda led mass at Saint...
Muslims celebrated alongside Christians at Coptic masses in churches nationwide on Thursday night, as extra security measures were taken after the New Year's attack on a church in Alexandria. Pope Shenouda led mass at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, which witnessed the presence of Muslim statesmen...
Security around churches has been tightened and extra police personnel deployed ahead of Coptic Christmas celebrations, which come just one week after the church bombing at Alexandria's Church of Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter. Pope Shenouda III will lead the Christmas Mass as usual, with...
  Egyptian newspapers on Monday appeared to carefully avoid charges of stoking the fires of sectarianism, largely refraining from sensationalist reporting on the Alexandria church attack, and instead giving much attention to unification efforts between Muslims and Christians, as well as ongoing...
The Ministry of Endowments is set to embark on its annual new Hijrī year’s eve celebrations tomorrow at the Nūr Mosque in ‘Abbāsiyyah. Cairo Governor Dr. Mahmūd ‘Abd al-‘Azīm, Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Endowments Minister Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, Grand Muftī Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, as well...
Manār Khātir and ‘Amr Bayyūmī report about the demolition of suburbs near the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Waylī.
Victor Salama describes the pope’s recent trip to the U.S where he underwent surgery on his leg.
The following lines shed light on the cancellation of a Jewish conference that was supposed to be held in Cairo. It also discusses the recent Jewish attempts to regain property in Egypt and the reactions of Egyptian sources to the claims.
Al-Faris review a film entitled, ’It happened one night’ which tells the story of a bishop, a monk and a sunday school teacher who are all visited by the Angel of Death.
Pope Shenouda asserted in his Wednesday sermon at the Coptic Cathedral in al-‘Abbāsīyah that buildings belonging to the church and monasteries will be destroyed on the Day of Judgment just like any other building because the real church lies within its group of believers and not within the church’s...
During her first official visit to the pontifical headquarters at the Coptic Cathedral in ‘Abbāsīyah, Pope Shenouda told the U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Margaret Scobey that Muslim-Christian relations are good and the relationship is based on a genuine love between the two.
The article presents celebrations of the Copts of Egypt on Easter.
The article reviews features of celebrations of Egyptian Christians for the occasion of Easter.
Wafā’ Wasfī reviews some of the Copts’ religious traditions during celebrations for the Passion Week.
The author describes the friendship between the imām of al-Nūr mosque and the bishop of Hilwān.
The Minister of Religious Endowments Dr. Hamdī Zaqzūq has advised dā‘iyahs to increase the public awareness of conspiracies that target the safety and stability of Egyptian society.
Councilor Labīb Halīm Labīb proposes a draft law to amend the law of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s patriarch. The following lines highlight Labīb’s suggested law.

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