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While the Western Churches celebrate Christmas Eve on December 24 according to the Gregorian Calendar, the Eastern Churches, including the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on the eve of January 7, according to the Julian Calendar. The call of Pope Francis to...
The time I spent in Siwa was one of the once-in-a-lifetime-experiences I was hoping to gain during the stay for my internship at CAWU in the end of my three-month-period in Egypt. From the moment I decided to leave Cairo as this constantly flowing and throbbing metropolis full of busy-streaming...
Rodyna Reda was the first Egyptian intern to experience Camilla Ainley’s health farm in Siwa oasis through the Center for Arab-West Understanding. Camilla Ainley described work of interns at her farm as “a very diverse experience. It basically involves helping me run an organic farm in a tribal...
Michael Munīr was born in 1968 in Egypt in Abu Qurqas near Minia to a Coptic Catholic family even though he today considers himself Coptic Orthodox. Munīr refers to his life in Egypt as a member of an oppressed Christian minority without religious freedom, citing this as his reason to emigrate to...
John Harold Watson was born in England on May 14, 1938. He was baptized Anglican during the first days of his life, and the Anglican Church is also where he serves in his adulthood. Interfaith dialogue is, according to Reverend Watson, the most significant field of study in today's world. He has a...
Reverend Jerry Lamon Falwell was born on August 11, 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia and deceased in May 2007.  In 1967, Falwell created an evangelical educational institution called the Lynchburg Christian Academy. The most echoing case of insult caused by Falwell was September 2002, when he gave an...
 After a three week journey abroad, Pope Tawādrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, returned to Egypt. During his trip, he consecrated a number of churches in the Netherlands, presided over a conference on immigrant Monks in Italy and opened a new church in Austria....
Daniel van der Meulen (1894-1989) deeply influenced the choice of Cornelis Hulsman to focus his studies on Muslim-Christian relations. This text describes the life and work of Daniel van der Meulen.
World Servants, a Dutch Christian organization that supports building projects in different countries, contributed to several buildings in Egypt for social purposes. All projects, except for two, have been completed. The Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Beni Suef made promises to also complete these last...
W. Winston Skinner reported on September 17, 2015 in the Times-Herald that an Egyptian native Christian missionary, in the article called pastor X, “told about 95 people at the International Leadership Team in Carrollton on Tuesday that significant numbers of Muslims are converting to...
Pope Tawadros: My Participation in the 100th Anniversary Ceremony of the Armenian Genocide is Religious not Political  During his visit to Armenia to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Pope Tawadros commended the sacrifice the Armenians made for the sake of their nation saying...
Residential buildings encroaching on the campus of Mār Girgis in Old Cairo Following the revolution in 2011, the construction of residential and commercial buildings around the Mār Girgis Church archeological site has been a large problem. In 2011, 650 residents were expelled from the area and in...
During my visit to my daughter Petra in Kenya in November 2014 I also visited two Catholic priests with great missions for humanity.
This summer will mark my third Ramadan spent in Egypt since I began traveling to the country in January 2011.  My first experience of an Egyptian Ramadan in the summer of 2011 remains particularly memorable, both as a cultural and personal experience.
Mother Theoliptie is a Chinese-Canadian Coptic Orthodox nun who has resided  at St. Demiana’s Monastery for about 16 years.  Her story is one of remarkable change from Buddhism to Coptic Orthodoxy. She quit her job as a pharmacist in Toronto and entered the monastery at age 27. I have met with...
The article reflects on the great values exemplified by the Christ and the outstanding universal films and series which revolve around his life. 
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II met with President Muhammad Morsi (Mursī) yesterday (May 23) evening in order to convey his congratulations on the freeing of soldiers who were held hostage in Sinai by terrorist elements. In his weekly sermon from Saint Mark Cathedral in al-’Abbasīyyāh, the Pope...
In a recent report by the New York Times, a clear trend towards migration has emerged among successful businessmen from Egypt’s Coptic community. Coptic businessmen remain a significant force in the trade, finance and accounting sectors. One of the clear motivating factors for this phenomenon is...
Security apparatuses in al-Minya Governorate took tight security measures in al-Barshā village of al-Mallawī Township (Minya Governorate) after a Coptic youth was killed by a Muslim. Security forces cordoned the village to prevent any more clashes in the village (‘Alī Husayn and Najlā’ Fathī, al-...
After the Easter celebrations, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II will leave for his first visit to the Diaspora churches in Europe. His trip will start with a visit to Italy and then to the Vatican, where he will meet the new Vatican Pope Francis I. A source of the Church revealed that Pope Tawadros...
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