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  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 Azhar’s Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb greeted Copts for Christmas, expressing his hope to strengthen the ties between Egyptians.
Combined army and police force raided several houses in B’ir al-‘Abd and Jilbānah villages in central Sinai on Sunday (May 13) and arrested four suspected of involvement in the largest deal to smuggle weapons from Libyan territories. Forty surface-to-surface missiles, 11,000 bullets and...
Coptic Catholic Patriarch Bishop Antonius Najīb arrives back in Egypt on Thursday (May 17) after a month-long therapeutic trip in the United States. [Michael Viktor, Watanī, May 13, p. 1] Read text in Arabic
Informed sources at the papal seat of the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that the period to register voters in the election of a new patriarch will be extended until the end of June while nominations will continue to be received until the end of this month. [Ahmad al-Sa’dāwī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd,...
Meanwhile, the People’s Assembly Culture, Information and Tourism Committee is debating a 44-article bill on the audio-visual mass media to regulate their work after recent violations were spotted. [Muhammad Fathī, al-Ahrām, May 13, p. 7] Read text in Arabic
Combined army and police force raided several houses in B’ir al-‘Abd and Jilbānah villages in central Sinai on Sunday (May 13) and arrested four suspected of involvement in the largest deal to smuggle weapons from Libyan territories. Forty surface-to-surface missiles, 11,000 bullets and...
Most of the Islamists divided into groups and organizations announced they would back either leading Muslim Brotherhood member Muhammad Mursī or former Brotherhood member ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh. Copts, on the other hand, insist that they are not one voting bloc and that they are, like any...
Following the footsteps of the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church has chosen Bishop Ibrāhīm Ishāq of al-Minya as successor to Cardinal Antonius Najīb who, for health reasons, resigned from his post. [Author not mentioned, al-Wafd, Jan. 23, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
The Coptic Catholic Church's Holy Synod, upon the wish of Cardinal Antonius Najīb, convened an extraordinary session on Wednesday (February 8) to discuss appointment of another head of the patriarchate due to health reasons for Archbishop Antonius. After the meeting, the Holy Synod issued an...

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