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On Tuesday [June 1], the Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating the anniversary of the Holy Family’s entry into Egypt, and Akhbār al-Yawm has compiled the most important stops on their journey through Egypt, which lasted three years.
Bishop Raphael [Rāfāʾīl], general bishop of the churches of Downtown Cairo and former secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, announced that he would be visiting churches in the United States and returning to Cairo on June 19, dispelling rumors that claimed he would be staying...
Coptic Orthodox Church Spokesman Fr. Mūsā Ibrāhīm denied rumors circulating on social media that a Coptic Orthodox priest had died from “black fungus” in Egypt, stressing that no priests or monks as of recent have died from the disease.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II consecrated two altars, church icons, and the eastern structure at the St. Mark the Evangelist Coptic Orthodox Church in al-Maʿādī in celebration of its 50th anniversary. 
The Coptic Orthodox Church categorically rejected a statement circulating on social media purportedly issued by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on monasticism and monasteries. 
A decades-old conflict between Egyptian and Ethiopian monks over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] in Jerusalem has flared up once again.
Since the Second World War churches have made tremendous efforts to strive towards more unity. At the same time, we see national and church politics often getting in the way. In this example about church division from Egypt, it is not about dogmatic differences but about the long-term effects of (...
Members of the Episcopal Church of Egypt were called to come to the All Saints Cathedral for an extra-ordinary church meeting that was carefully designed to result in a call for a letter to President Abdelfattah al-Sisi [ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī] to recognize the Anglican Diocese of Egypt as an...
Sermon given by Prof. Dr. Mike Reimer, teaching at the Department of History, American University in Cairo (AUC), on Orthodox Good Friday April 30, 2021, in the Anglican St. John the Baptist Church in Maadi, Cairo. This was typically the sermon of a historian. The sermon is based on the Gospel...
This text was presented to all members of the extraordinary church council meeting or synod on October 24, 2020. It was not a new text. The bishop earlier presented a similar text in 2019 to the parish council of St. John the Baptist Church when relations were discussed with the Maadi Community...

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