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Dr. ‘Adil Fakhrī discusses the Christian population in Egypt throughout history.
Coptic clergymen illegally build a wall that blocks the road leading to the airport of the Military Academy and to the two mosques in the area.
A great celebration took place on June 1st, in Saint Mary’s Coptic Church in Ma’adi, to commemorate the 2000th anniversary of the coming of the Holy Family to Egypt. The participation of Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and many other ministers, as well as Pope Shenouda III, The Sheikh of Azhar, Dr....
The author emphasizes the importance of monastic life for the Coptic Orthodox Church. It describes its history and gives suggestions for boosting monastic life.
The author discusses the two day conference organized by Coptic author Kamāl Zākhir Mūsa about reform that is needed in the Coptic Orthodox Church. The Coptic Orthodox Church has been trying to prevent this conference from taking place but it will start on the same day that Pope Shenouda celebrates...
Watani interviewed Samir Mitri Gayed, a member of the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association (N.E.H.R.A), a pressure group which is keen on opening up religious tourism in Egypt.
The weekly mentions AWR´s work in organizing Holy Family pilgrimages. the purpose of the Holy Family pilgrimages is to create an understanding between different cultures. AWR wants to encourage the visits of expatriates to any of the Holy Family locations because this will greatly enhance their...
Background information on Metropolitan Seraphim, head of the British Orthodox Church.
The Coptic Church celebrated last Saturday at the monastery of the great St. Bishoy at Wadi Al-Natroun the Golden Jubilee of the monasticism of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III. The celebration was attended by priests, bishops and members of the Holy Council as well as by the Coptic community. On 18...
This report explains the escalations following the alleged conversion of a priest’s wife to Islam. Much background is given to the cultural context that explain why such an issue is so sensitive in Egypt. The report also shows that several of the organizers of the demonstration in Cairo have done...

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