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On Tuesday February 25, bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥaq, patriarch of Alexandria for Catholic Copts, returned to Cairo after finishing his pastoral tour of Italy and the Vatican which began on February 6.
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...
Background: This is an interview with Shaykh al-ʾAmīn ʿUthmān al-ʾAmīn the Muftī of Eritrea. He graduated from the Azhar University in Cairo, and was then sent as an envoy from the Azhar to Eritrea. He worked as a teacher in the Religious Institute in Eritrea. After that, he became a judge in...
Background: This interview is conducted with His Holiness Karekin I, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Throughout the interview, he discusses issues regarding the situation and views of Armenians after late incidents in Azerbaijan, in Nagorno Karabakh that witnessed the conflict...
Pope Tawadros heads to the Holy Easter Mass at Saint Marks Cathedral tonight. A number of guests ranging from public figures and officials, to well-wishers will be attending the mass. The Pope led the Good Friday prayers yesterday morning at the Cathedral in al-'Abbāsīyyah after his return from...
A number of Coptic activists have started a campaign on social networking sites titled, “No to inviting the killers to the Cathedral”. The campaign was launched in order to demand that the Church reconsider inviting President Muḥammad Mursī, Prime Minister Hishām Qandīl, and speaker of the Shūrā...
The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has given an exclusive interview with the newspaper al-Akhbār. In the interview he said that Christians have long been part of the social and religious fabric of Egypt, and that it was in everyone’s interests to create a...
After the Easter celebrations, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II will leave for his first visit to the Diaspora churches in Europe. His trip will start with a visit to Italy and then to the Vatican, where he will meet the new Vatican Pope Francis I. A source of the Church revealed that Pope Tawadros...
“Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions”, Vatican II, Nostra Aetate, 28 October, 1965, Article 3.   “The Church has also a high regard for the Muslims.  They worship God, who is one, living and subsistent, merciful and almighty, the Creator of heaven and earth, who has...

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