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Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, called for establishing a council for Egyptian churches to be tasked with negotiating with the new regime to achieve Copts’ demands, stressing unity of Christian denominations to seek solutions for Coptic problems, including the...
The Church in a week: According to “Ṣadā al-Balad” these are the most important events of the three Orthodox Churches in the course of next week:
Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta and Kafr El Sheikh and representative of Pope Tawāḍrūs II handed over an icon to Doctor Tharayyā Bashʿalānī in appreciation of her appointment as chargé d’affairs of the secretary general of the council.
Dr. Rev. André Zakī, head of the Coptic Evangelical Church of Egypt, stressed that the Copts of Egypt unanimously reject all forms of foreign interference in Egypt's internal affairs, despite the events Copts were subjected to, following the dispersal of the Rabʿa sit-in, in August 2013.  
In the opening ceremony of the 11th General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), convened in Jordan from August 24 to September 6, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, pope and patriarch of Alexandria, pointed to the urge of joint efforts of the Middle Eastern Muslims and Christians...
“The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) was founded in 1974 and the 11th General Assembly was held for the first time in Jordan. It was the first time for me to attend the synod of MECC. I had the honor to meet with King ʿAbdullāh," said Pope Tawāḍrūs II, pointing that during the meeting, the...
Egypt's Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs, Ambassador Nabīla Makram, delivered a speech this morning at the 11th General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held this year in Amman, Jordan from 6 to 9 September. The Minister said that as the region faces enormous...
Father van Nispen is a Jesuit priest, who is strongly involved in relationships with Islam. In the beginning of his priesthood he chose 'The service of reconciliation' to be his motto. In an interview with Egyptian Al-Ahram Weekly on December 31, 1998, he clarified: "My interpretation of the term...
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...
Coptic Orthodox Bishop Mūsá of Youth, Head of the Tripartite Commission, spoke the recent attack on Saint Mark Cathedral, President Mursi, and Coptic political concerns. He called the fatwá of the Muslim Brotherhood's Muftī, 'Abd al-Rahmān al-Barr, concerning banning festive greetings to Copts for...

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