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With its natural and geographical characteristics, and its rich history, Sinai, the land of turquoise, is a cherished part of Egypt.  This year, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 war, “the Naksa Day, or the Day of Setback”, during which the Sinai Peninsula, all its cities and...
The Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod decided on Friday to make February 15 of each year the commemoration day for martyrs of faith in contemporary Egypt.  This date marks the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya by Dā'esh on February 15, 2015.
Grand Imam and Head of the Muslim Council of Elders, Shaikh Ahmad at-Tayib, said that the construction of churches in Muslim lands has been an everlasting controversial issue among Muslim `Ūlamā', pointing that Prophet Muhammad gave the followers of Jesus the Nazarene the oath of protecting them,...
Thousands of Copts and Muslims have flocked to the Damīāna village in Daqahliyya on Wednesday to celebrate the St. Damīāna feast, which is held on May 12 to 30 every year.
It is end of April that the Synod of the Coptic Evangelical Church will discuss the ordination of women to the pastoral ministry. According to Dr. Rev. Ikrām Lam`ī, the Evangelical Church believes that men and women are equal before God; He provides to both men and women to serve Him, a major...
Veto Gate published a featured story on the occasion of the “Good Friday” and the Observance of the Holy Week and Easter celebrations of the Copts in Egypt. The featured story highlighted the practices and rituals of the faithful on this day. 
In an opinion article published by Al- Bawāba News to commemorate the observance of the day of Resurrection of Christ, writer and columnist ʿAbd al-Rahīm ʿAlī, considered that the holy day marks the Resurrection of Egypt and its salvation from the conspiracies weaved against it. 
On Friday, the churches of Alexandria witnessed a large turnout of thousands of Copts in the Governorate to participate in the "Good Friday" prayer. Good Friday is considered the most important day of the  Holy week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death.
Dr. Wajdī al-Najdī, the owner of the mosque of the Virgin Mary in Minya, said that the works of construction in the mosque were completely finished. al-Najdī continued that some of the construction work for the hospital annexed to the mosque is still remaining, stressing that it will be concluded...
Egypt's Christians celebrated today "Palm Sunday”, the second day of Holy Week within the 55 days of the Holy Fast. Palm Sunday marks the day on which Jesus Christ entered Jerusalem and was greeted by the people with palms and olives.

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