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The Coptic Catholic Eparchy of Minya celebrated the graduation of the first batch of graduates of the Catholic Institute for Theological Studies. 
His Beatitude Ibrāhīm Isḥāq Sidrāk, the Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt, visited the Franciscan friars in North York, Toronto, Canada. Father Fādī As’ad, parish priest of the Holy Family Church in Toronto, accompanied the Patriarch during his pastoral visit which he resumed Monday,...
Church sources have revealed that new controversies have generated on what concerns a unified personal status law for non-Muslims. According to the sources, the Coptic Orthodox Church is preparing a new draft. The controversial draft has come about because of the adoption and inheritance clauses,...
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism, Dr. Rāniyā Al Mashāṭ, on behalf of the Prime Minister, Dr. Musṭafa Madbūlī, participated in a ceremony under the title “Blessed be Egypt my people.” It was organized by Egypt Peace Lovers Organization in the Church of the Virgin Mary in Maʿādī and was done so in the...
Al-Taḥrīr interviewed the diocesan Bishop of Viterbo, Lino Fumagalli before his departure to Cairo. Heading the first Italian pilgrimage delegation to the path of the Holy Family in Egypt, the representative of the Vatican expressed his joy to revisit Egypt, in particular Luxor and Aswān. He...
In a poem dedicated to his son, the Turkish poet Naẓīm Ḥikmet writes: “Believe in seeds, earth, and the sea, but people above all. Love clouds, machines, and books, but people above all. Grieve for the withering branch, the dying star, and the hurt animal, but feel for people above all. Rejoice in...
In a statement disclosed by Church sources, the personal status law for Egyptian Christian denominations is to be retackled by the end of this month. After a break of six consecutive months, sources have said that the main reason for the suspension of the meeting and for the passing of law was...
The Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, offered his congratulations to the Muslim and Christian Egyptians for the fast of Ramadan, the Fasting of the Apostles, and the celebration of the Entry of Jesus into Egypt. During his sermon at the Holy Liturgy prior to...
In a statement disclosed to al-FajrPortal, Spokesperson of Egypt’s Coptic Catholic Church, Father Hānī Bākhūm, stated that Egypt has always been a shelter for oppressed fugitives. This came on the occasion of celebrating the third millennium since the entry of the Holy Family to Egypt to escape the...
Khālid al-Muḥammadī, president of al-Maṭariya District, visited the area of the Tree of the Virgin in order to observe preparations of the Coptic Catholic Church celebration marking the Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt. The cave celebration is to be consecrated at the Coptic Catholic Church of the...
Pope Tawāḍrūs, Patriarch of St. Mark, addressed a letter to all Copts, abroad and inside Egypt, inviting them to participate in the presidential elections. The Pope said: “We call on our fellow citizens to exercise their constitutional right to vote, and to abide by the national and social duty...
On Wednesday, Ayman ʿAbd al-Munʿim, governor of Suhāj, received Bruno Musarò, the Vatican’s Nuncio to Egypt, together with the Coptic Catholic Archbishop, Anba Yūsuf Abu al-Khayr, including a delegation of priests of the Catholic Church of Suhāj. The Nuncio conveyed Pope Francis’ greetings to the...
On Monday 05/02/2018, president of the State of Palestine Maḥmūd ʿAbbās Abū Māzin received in the presidential premises in Ramallah a delegation of Coptic Catholic monks headed by father Ibrāhīm Faltas, head of the custodian priory of Jerusalem. ʿAbbās welcomed the delegation emphasizing the...
Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah, the chairman of the Coptic Orthodox Church Holy Synod’s Information Committee, said the country is already groaning, rejecting calls to start civil disobedience in protest at the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF)’s continuation in power. “We have to work...
In a strongly worded statement marking the fourth anniversary of the dispersal of Rābʿāh in August 2013, which resulted in a wave of violence against churches and Egyptian Christians, Bishop Makāriyūs of Minya and Abu Qurqāṣ criticized the authorities, saying: “Although the Constitution ensures the...
The article highlights the most important news of the Coptic Orthodox, Coptic Catholic and Coptic Evangelical churches in Egypt over the week:
The Coptic Catholic Church’s Holy Synod concluded its periodic meeting in the Diocese of Luxor, on Sunday, with the attendance of Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, members of the Coptic Catholic Holy Synod, priests, monks and nuns serving the Upper-Egyptian diocese. 
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. 

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