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All eyes are set today (November 18) on the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīya to follow up the church’s celebrations of the enthronement of Bishop Tawāḍrūs II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shinūdā III, who passed away in March, to be...
The Salafī Front, in a statement on Sunday (October 28), refused to send a Coptic girl, who disappeared since late last month and has reportedly converted to Islam and married a Muslim young man, back to her family in Mersa Matrouh. [Mustafá Rahūmah, Sa’īd Hijāzī and Muhammad Bakhāt, al-Watan, Oct...
Bishop Bula, the spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said the church has not so far extended an invitation to President Muhammad Mursī to attend the enthronement of the 118th pope of the chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012.
Bishop Pachomius, Coptic Orthodox Acting Pope, met yesterday with Counsellor Fū'ād Hijāb, counselor to the president, and Dr. ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Rahmān, Governor of Giza, at the Coptic cathedral in 'Abbāssīyah. They agreed that Christian villagers should return to their village, Dahshūr, and that the law...
Pope Tawadros has received Prime Minister Eng. Ibrahīm Mahlab in the papal headquarters in St. Mark’s Cathedral, Abāssiyah, Cairo. He also received a number of ministers that came to congratulate the Pope on the Day of Resurrection (Easter), including General Sidqī Subhī, general commander of the...
Shaykh al-Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib has delegated Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, as a head of a delegation of the Azhar, Ministry of Endowments and Dār al- Iftāa’ shaykhs to visit Pope Tawadros in St. Mark’s Cathedral in Abāssiyah to congratulate him on the event of Easter
Pope Tawadros II led the Palm Sunday mass yesterday in the Monastery of Saint Bishoy in Wādī al-Natrūn. Many Bishops and hundreds of Copts attended it. Hundreds of Copts celebrated Palm Sunday in the Cathedral of Abbāsiyah, amidst intensive security presence. Vendors sold palm leaves at the...
The Ministry of Interior arranged a complete plan to secure the festivities of the Copts during Easter. It includes presence in front of houses of worship, strengthening the security center in front of the Cathedral of Abbāsiyah, units to detect explosive devices, police dogs as well as the...
A joint prayer is organized for tomorrow by the Council of Egyptian Churches, which encompasses the Orthodox, Catholic, Episcopal, Evangelical, and Roman Catholic Churches.  The prayer is to be held at the St Mark’s Cathedral in the ‘Abāssiyah district tomorrow night as a call for peace in Egypt,...
Fr. Bolus Halīm, media spokesman of the Coptic Orthodox Church, denied that a highly explosive bomb was placed on the streets surrounding the cathedral in Abbāssiah, and it was defused.

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