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Pope Tawadros stated that he is a student of  Pope Kyrillos and Pope Shenouda.
Of all the slogans of the Egyptian revolution, ‘One Hand’ was among the most popular. At various times it was shouted by the thousands to indicate the unity of Muslims and Christians, or the unity of the people and the army, or more recently in the fight against terrorism.   But along this...
From April 25-28 I traveled with Arab West Report through a few Upper Egyptian Holy Family sites, places Mary, Joseph, and Jesus are recorded to have stayed according to Coptic tradition. This travelogue will share some of the insights and anecdotes learned along the way, by means of pictures taken...
In an attempt to find a solution to the problem of the lack of abbot at the Monastery of St. Macarius, Pope Shenouda went to the monastery and met the monks, promising that a resolution is close at hand.
The article provides background information on the Abū Fānā Monastery crisis, stating that a settlement was reached when the Coptic Church agreed to give up some of the land for peace and a fencing wall to protect the remaining land. The article then relates how Minya officials have gone back on...
A special committee led by the governor of Minya travels to Abū Fānā in order to draw the borders of the monastery after brutal attacks. The committee departed the area without a conclusion after much debate over conflicting maps. Officials insist the attacks were not a crime but a land dispute and...
Did the days of violence against Christians in Egypt return? In only two months time three Coptic Orthodox priests had been attacked. One of them was killed. So many attacks in such a short period have not happened in a long time. Copts abroad ring the alarm but Copts inside Egypt find that...
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