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For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...
A church source in the Coptic Orthodox Church told Al-Watan that Bishop Bulus, will be enthroned Bishop of Eastern Canada, on August 20, more than two months after his ordination by Pope Tawadrus II, Pope of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, at the Abbassiya Cathedral. .  
An official reception was held yesterday at the Church of Martyr Mar Jirjis and St. Anthony in the Canadian capital Ottawa, for Anba Bulus, Bishop of Ottawa, Montreal and Eastern Canada.
Rev. Munīr Ḥannā, head of the Episcopal or "Anglican" sect in Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa, explained the historical and ideological nature of the difference between the "Episcopal and Evangelical" churches.
  On Monday, the Catholic Church celebrated the Episcopal ordination of Cardinal Anṭūniyyūs Najīb, the honorary patriarch of the Catholic Church in Egypt. Patriarch Anṭūniyyūs Najīb was born in 1935 in the city of Samallūṭ  in Minya. He was chosen for the priesthood in 1960. He received his...
The issue of menstruating women still attracts the attention of the Coptic public opinion, and raises controversy between reformist vs. conservative views, and between rejection and acceptance.
The churches, both in Egypt and throughout the world, cried over the Notre Dame fire that consumed the roof of the cathedral before toppling one of its massive towers.  
 "Fire knows no history", a saying echoed by the people in Paris when a fire erupted in Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most famous religious and touristic edifices worldwide. Many church leaders all over the world sent their thoughts and prayers to France in these hard times.
Egypt’s Catholic Church Spokesman Hānī Bākhūm expressed his church’s sorrow and grief over the fire that broke out in the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.   
In the aftermath of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the peace negotiations which followed from 1977 to 1979, and under measures to bring about peace between Egypt and Israel, the late President Anwar al-Sādāt asked Pope Shinūda III that Christians visit Jerusalem. However, Pope Shinūda refused to do...

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