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In accordance with the newly released law on church construction, the three major Egyptian churches submitted documents of 3460 churches in which religious rites were practiced for at least three years prior to the issuance of said law, to legalize their status.
Celebrated at the All Saints Cathedral of the Episcopal Church in Zamālik, Cairo, the graduation ceremony of the ninth batch of priest students of the Episcopal Theology Seminary, was attended by the Coptic Orthodox Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta, and Bishop Anṭūniyyūs on behalf of the Coptic Catholic...
The four major Coptic churches of Egypt, Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Church, submitted lists of a total of 3615 unlicensed churches and service buildings that have already been used for church-related activities before September 28, 2016. 
The terrorist attacks against Christian churches and establishments over the past months have caused the postponement of negotiations on drafting a unified personal status law for all Egyptian Christian denominations, after the Holy Synods of each denomination had approved amendments to the current...
After the adoption of the long-awaited law on building churches, Copts in Egypt expect the Egyptian House of Representative to pass a further series of new laws:
In response to the tension of the contradictory news from different international sources about the political aspect that the Pope will promote during his meeting with Egypt’s President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, the official spokesperson for the Vatican has denied that the pope has any embedded...
Patriarch Ibrahīm Ishāq, Archbishop of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, said that Pope Francis I is determined to visit Egypt as scheduled, the 28th-29th of this month, without postponement or cancelation, despite the terrorist attacks on St. George Church in Tanta and St. Mark Church in...
Pope Francis I, Pope of the Vatican, said that Pope Tawadrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, leads the church forward, pointing out that there is a strong friendship that brings them together. He added in a press statement that the Roman Catholic Church has...
Many women believe that they pay an expensive price for the presence of radicalism and fundamentalism across all three [Abrahamic] religions. In Egypt, the issue of being a Christian woman assuming a senior religious role remains a big problem. Recently, Coptic women started to seek to...
Columnist Ashraf Ṣādiq wrote this week: Since the announcement of the date of Pope Francis’ visit to Cairo for 26 hours on Friday and Saturday, the 28th and 29th of April, the forces of evil have announced that a major incident will occur in Egypt during this time. They are deluded because they...
“Women are the backbone of the society, civilization and faith, because they plant seeds of faith in the hearts of their children,” said Coptic Catholic Patriarchal Vicar Bishop Yūḥannā Qulta in his speech in the opening session of the Together for Homeland Service Program organized by the National...
Various diocesan bishops of the Minya governorate released statements in recognition of the security efforts done by the security authorities to protect the property of the Copts, denouncing accusations against the security authorities for allegedly closing churches for security reasons.
“A meeting between the representatives of the Coptic Orthodox and Evangelical churches finished the discussion of 125 articles of the unified personal status draft law for Christians,” said a church source, who pointed out that there is remarkable consensus on the discussed articles.
Egypt Council of Churches (ECC) will start a week of prayer for the unity of the church on Saturday in the Evangelical Church of Heliopolis.
Father Hāni Bakhūm, Undersecretary of the Coptic Catholic Patriarchate, said that His Beatitude Patriarch Ibrahim Isḥāq of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, condemned the terror attack of this morning in Minya, targeting a bus of pilgrims on their way to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor...
The Catholic Church in Cairo has promoted the Papal visit to Egypt by opening a new website; Pope Francis will be heading to Cairo the 28th of April, 2017, for two days. 
Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrāhīm Ishāq received on Saturday a delegation of the council of bishops of Eastern Apostolic Churches of Australia and New Zealand in the headquarters of the Catholic patriarchate. 
Al-Yawm al-Sābi’monitored one of Port Sa’īd’s historical churches, which was founded on March 27, 1863, and inaugurated in 1890: the St. Eugenie Church. The church has been now included to the heritage list for Islamic and Coptic monuments. The Egyptian Franciscan friar, Father Farīd Kamā Jibra`īl...
TV show “Lasaʿāt” hosted Dr. Rev Augustine (Ughasṭīnyūs) Maurice, pastor of the The Holy Family Church in al-Zaytūn to present his book A Historical View of the Coptic Catholic Community in Egypt (rū’ya tārīkhiyya li-ṭā’ifat al-aqbāṭ al-kāthūlīk fī miṣr).
Aḥmad ʿAbdallāh, Governor of the Red Sea, today welcomed a delegation of Christian clergy and a group of security, popular, and executive leaders, as well as Islamic clerics who attended to offer their well-wishes on the occasion of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr [Eid al-Fitr] in the headquarters of the governorate.
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