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Anba Mūsā, Bishop of Youth, and Bishop Rūfāʾīl, Bishop of Central Cairo and Secretary of the Holy Synod, inaugurated yesterday the fifth annual exhibition of the Coptic Orthodox Book, organized by the Youth Bishopric on the occasion of the fifth enthronement year of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch and...
The Orthodox Coptic Bishop of Samāllūṭ, announces the opening of the third annual Coptic Book Fair next week at the headquarters of the diocese.  24 Libraries and publishing houses are expected to participate in the book fair, organized under the auspices of Bāfnūtiyyūs [Paphnotius] (Bishop),...
Although the Egyptian church allows women access to a number of important positions, such as: nun, devotee, servant, and Guardian of Service and Hymns; there remain other domains that the Church completely prohibits women from accessing. 
Father Mattah al-Māskīn, before his consecration he was called Yūsuf Iskandar, was born on September 20, 1919 in Banhā,  Cairo. al-Māskīn participated in the Sunday School Movement and became a monk in 1948 knowing that the church could only be reformed from within. Students from the Sunday School...
Nevine is a member of the Evangelical Church of Egypt who is inspired by Evangelical Christian leaders who seek to unite in order to fulfill God’s plan for herself and her fellow Egyptians.  
Egyptian Christians are mourning the death of Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch Shinūdā III, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 88. Pope Shinūdā (August 3, 1923 - March 17, 2012) was extremely popular among millions of common Christians. A charismatic reformer and an advocate of Christian...
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
كانت ولا تزال بعض مؤلفات الأب متى المسكين زوبعة تثار عند الاقتضاء على الرغم من ان هناك  مئات بل الوف الالوف الذين درسوا لكتب الاب متى المسكين في مصر والمهجر وهؤلاء هم قضاة التاريخ
Jayson Casper recently interviewed Father Basilius from the Coptic Orthodox Church on the role of monasticism in the church. He asked him specifically about issues related to the Monastery of Abū Fānā which was at the heart of a dispute last year with local Arab communities.
Sitting under the jasmine trellis as the passing of the last languid golden rays is mourned by the bell’s knell heralding the evening prayer to the black and brown-clad monks, the mind is tempted to imagine their every footstep toward the church a timeless recreation along a path first trod Saint...
Wafā’ Wasfī sheds light on the most significant events the Coptic Orthodox Church witnessed in 2008.
Sāmih Fawzī discusses Egypt’s emigration problem, the need for greater transparency and Coptic expatriates. He also calls on Christians to be active players in Egyptian society andbelieves that in the modern age socio-economic factors are more of a uniting force than religion.
In recent years the tensions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt have increased. In many cases Christians have been victims of violence. Is there any chance that religions can live together peacefully in the land of Nile? This is the question that Cornelis Hulsman sought to answer in his paper...
A delegation of Arab-West Report interns visit the Al-Shafia Center of the Korean Evangelical Church to attend a seminar on the history of the Coptic Church and a lecture on Muslim-Christian relations and report on their perceptions.
A number of interesting reports and papers written by Arab West Report interns are featured in this week’s edition. These reports cover issues such as church building, disputes over church property and a report on a recent international congress about Ibn ‘Arabi that was held in Cairo.

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