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The St. George Church [ Mār Jirjis al-Shahīd], the first and oldest in Alexandria, celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first mass held there in 1959. This year, the Church is holding a major celebration on this occasion. The celebrations comprise many programmes and competitions for all ages...
The political pundit Dr. Mustafa El Feqi [Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī] said that religion drives society in many countries, including Egypt.
In a ceremonial celebration, Pope Tawāḍurūs II, bishops, priests, and monks, gathered at the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the theological seminary that witnessed the graduation of hundreds and thousands of young men who decided to devote themselves to...
The EgyptianChurch celebrated today the festival of mourning for Pope Kyrillos VI, the 116th Pope of the Coptic Church, at his shrine and church, recently inaugurated by Pope Tawadros II, at the Monastery of Saint Mina near Alexandria. The service was attended by a large number of priests and...
An article in memorium of Metropolitan Bishop Bishoy (1942-2018)
On November 18, Egypt inaugurates the restoration of the Cathedral of St. Mark in ‘Abbassiyah. In June this year, the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated its golden jubilee since its foundation that was laid down in 1965 by President Jamāl ʿAbd al-Nāṣir in 1965 and under the papacy of Pope Kirillus (...
 Nārīmān Fawzī begins this article by recalling a horrific scene that took place inside a monastary in Egypt. On July 29, an unprecedented and heinous murder occurred in the St. Makarius the Great Monastery or best known as Deir Anba Maqār in al-Bihīra. Here, the local abbot, Bishop Epiphaniyūs,...
Upon celebrating the Christmas Mass on January 7 and receiving the congratulatory wishes extended by Egyptian public personalities, Pope Tawadros II left to Saint Bishoy Monastery (Dayr al-Anbā Bīshūy) in Wādī al-Natrūn. According to a Church source, the Pope is reviving the weekly sermon tradition...
The geographical location of Egypt and Ethiopia had helped strengthen the relationships between the two countries, not only on the political level, but also on the relation between the two national churches as well. 
The relations between the two Churches, Coptic Orthodox and Ethiopian, began to emerge during the early fourteenth century, in the era of Saint Athanasius. The first Bishop of Ethiopia that was consecrated was called Frumentius, an Egyptian sailor. He founded a division in Ethiopia at the end of...
Under late Pope Kirillus (Cyril) VI of Alexandria, personal status problems of those who sought and were unable to obtain marriage permits disappeared because of his approach that upheld the application of the spirit of the biblical text, not its literal interpretation. Due to his insightful...
The geographical location of Egypt and Ethiopia succeeded in forming a strong relationship between the two countries throughout history, and this relationship has strengthened with the strong relationship of the Coptic Egyptian Church and the Ethiopian Church, as Ethiopian Bishops, Pastors were...
While many monks and priests welcomed the decision of Pope Tawādrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark to prohibit monks from holding confessions of the believers, and assigning the practice of this sacrament only to priests, some others expressed their reservations on...
The Coptic Orthodox Church on Saturday commemorates the return of St. Mark the Apostle’s remains to Pope Cyril VI.
The Church of St. Mark in the Alexandria Massalat al-‘Attarīn district, and one of the oldest churches of Egypt,  has been the target of a terrorist attack today. The Church has two entrances, the first on Kanīsat al-Aqbāt St., and the second on al-Nabī Danyāl St., near to al-Raml tram station and...
  One of the most important problems under the reign of Pope Kīrullus VI concerned those who were suspended from obtaining marriage permits. 
The Eparchy of Banī Swayf celebrated the inauguration of the Cathedral of the Two Martyrs Mār Mīnā al-ʿAjāʾibīand Abānūb al-Nihīsī in New Banī Swayf city. 
The Coptic Orthodox Church commemorates today the relocation of the relics of two of its saints Abakir and Yūhanna. According to the accounts of the Coptic calendar, the bodies of the two saints who, after receiving the crown of martyrdom, had been laid in the church of St.Mark the Evangelist,...

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