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547 Christians left CairoInternationalAirport on four planes yesterday for Tel Aviv in order to go to Jerusalem to celebrate the Holy Week and Easter at the holy places there. About 4000 Copts went to Jerusalem this year, according to Engineer Viktor 'Ādil Malāk, owner of a tourist company that...
  With an agreement achieved surrounding the first articles of the law, and disagreement surrounding the resultant consequences, the meeting between various Christian sects on the project of a unified personal status code came to an end. The meetings and the various sects’ public...
Note of AWR editor in italics: On October 3, some 35 archbishops and bishops of the Anglican Communion gathered in Cairo, Egypt, to attend the 6th Trumpet of the Global South. The Bishops of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East are challenging a court ruling that states that the...
Amidst a guard of army and police, Pope Tawadros II received Christmas wishes and congratulations from members of the clergy, ministers and officials, and members of the church. 
Terrorism and fear haunt the Copts during the Christmas celebrations.    
Church leaders denied any contacts with the Salafī al-Nūr Party, affirming in comments on an interview by al-Misrī al-Yawm newspaper with Dr. 'Imād 'Abd al-Ghafūr, the party's leader, that they would not mind having dialogue with any factions as long as they are legitimate. A source at the Coptic...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, the Azhar’s Grand Shaykh, sent a congratulatory cable to the Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III along with the head of the three Coptic churches in Egypt (Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical) in which he greeted them over the Christmas. Minister of Transport, Dr. Jalāl Sa’īd,...
The Coptic Orthodox Church and Evangelical Orthodox Church will celebrate Good Friday tomorrow (May 3), which is considered the holiest day of the Christian year (Majdī Fikrī, al-Dustūr, May 2, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.
Dr. Rev. Safwat al-Bayādī, head of the Evangelical Church in Egypt, spoke of attempts to strike the religious institutions (the Azhar and Church” and harm the military institution, judiciary and intelligence.He agreed with Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II's comment that as long as the Azhar and...
Rev. Andrea Zakī, deputy head of the Coptic Evangelical Church, said that Egypt is heading towards a dangerous point because of mixing religion with politics and state, followed by the underlying problem of misinterpretation of religious texts.  Dr. Muhammad 'Abd al-Rāziq 'Umar, the undersecretary...

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