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In an exclusive statement to al-Dustūr, spokesman of the Coptic Catholic Church, Father Hānī Bākhūm, announced that the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) scheduled a week of prayer for unity is to start on Monday, February 18 – 25 public and official unity of the Catholic Church in Egypt.
Conflict between the Church and Islamic political movements developed after the Church's withdrawal from the Constituent Assembly and the Presidency's disregard for Coptic demands. Coptic Orthodox Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah said: “The Church does not fear the regime. The future of the State...
The Azhar’s Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb greeted Copts for Christmas, expressing his hope to strengthen the ties between Egyptians.
During a meeting with the Right Reverend Jonathan Frost, Bishop of Southampton in the Church of England Diocese of Winchester; The Right Reverend-Elect Dr. Grant LeMarquand, Area (Assistant) Bishop for the Horn of Africa; The Most Rev. Dr. Munīr Hannā Anīs (Mouneer Hanna Anis), President Bishop of...
During his meeting with the delegation of the Episcopal/Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa, the Right Reverend Jonathan Frost, Bishop of Southampton in the Church of England Diocese of Winchester; The Right Reverend-Elect Dr. Grant LeMarquand, Area (Assistant) Bishop...
Dubbed ‘Together for the development of Egypt’ [Maʿan li-Tanmiyyat Miṣr] the bilateral project between Maṣr Al-Kheir Foundation and the Episcopal Church’s objective is to revive the spirit of Egyptian nationalism.  The closing ceremony was celebrated by a number of civil society leaderships and...
Dr. Rev. Munīr Ḥanna, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa, said that the Egyptian people chose democracy as their path when they voted for the constitution of 2014.
Two planes with 89 and 86 Christian passengers on board have left Cairo for Tel Aviv via Amman. These Christians want to go to Jerusalem for Easter celebrations. The church disapproves of travels to occupied Jerusalem for it means normalization with Israel, according to the decision of late Pope...
In a talk show aired on Egyptian TV Channels, head of the Episcopal Church, Dr. Rev. Murād Ḥanna, praised the decision of Egyptian President al-Sīsī to found a committee that counters sectarian conflicts.
Egyptian Churches celebrate the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) on November 15, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, Father Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Churches, Rev. Dr....
In an aired interview on Extra News TV channel, Dr. Rev. Munīr Ḥanna, the head of the Episcopal Church in Egypt, said that deliberate attempts have been made to solve the problem with the Coptic Evangelical Church, commenting: “I have offered to meet an agreement of mutual cooperation with the...
Egyptian Churches celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) at the end of October, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq of the Coptic Catholic Church, Rev. Andrīyya Zakī, Head of the Evangelical...
In a statement disclosed by the Archbishop of Egypt’s Episcopal Church, Dr. Munīr Ḥanna Anīs said that the Egyptian Episcopal church is affiliated to the ministry of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Anglican Communion Fund in the U.K., and not to the St. Francis Episcopal Church of The U. S. A. as...
British Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief Lord Aḥmad visited Egypt to enhance the British-Egyptian partnership in the field of education and interfaith dialogue, according to a statement issued by the British Embassy Monday, Nov. 19.
The Council of  Churches in Egypt decided to launch a celebration on February 8th in St Mark’s cathedral in Abāssiyah attended by Pope Tawadros II, Rev. Safwat al- Bayādī and Patriarch Ibrahīm Issāc of the Catholic Church in addition to Bishop Munīr Hanna, head of the Episcopal Church on the...
The heads of the Christians denominations have congratulated al- Sīsī for his victory in the presidential elections.
The Episcopal Church of Egypt stated, on Sunday, that a meeting has been held between Lord George Carey, Former Archbishop of Canterbury, and Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar. The meeting was attended by Dr. Munīr Ḥannā Anīs, President Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Egypt.
Bishop Munīr Ḥannā Anīs, the Archbishop of the Episcopal Church in Egypt, North Africa and Horn of Africa, sent a cable to President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, to congratulate him on the 45th anniversary of October victory.
Counselor Najīb Jabrā’īl, Chairman of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, called on the church to withdraw from the constituent assembly drafting a new Egyptian constitution if a court ruling was not issued to dissolve it. “The text that makes the Azhar the only reference for the...
The activists who signed the statement said Clinton and other U.S. politicians who visited Cairo since the outbreak of the January 25 revolution held a series of meetings that betrayed their and the U.S. administration’s encouragement of political Islam groups while ignoring politicians from other...

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