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The Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See, AnbaṬawāḍrūs, will take part in ecumenical prayer on Saturday, in the Italian city of Bari, after having been invited by Pope Francis I. This would be the second time that the two popes meet in Italy, following the Coptic Orthodox’ first visit...
An expected visit of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, pope and patriarch of Alexandria, to the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis of the Vatican was announced in Egypt. According to a church source, the Coptic Orthodox Pope in Egypt reassured the Orthodox churches during their meeting last night about the...
Al-Taḥrīr interviewed the diocesan Bishop of Viterbo, Lino Fumagalli before his departure to Cairo. Heading the first Italian pilgrimage delegation to the path of the Holy Family in Egypt, the representative of the Vatican expressed his joy to revisit Egypt, in particular Luxor and Aswān. He...
Father Hāni Bakhūm, spokesperson for the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, announced the publication of a new book entitled "We Are Brothers" written by the two Italian authors Giancarlo Mazzuca and Istvano Gebruti. The book was published early this month by the Mondoturi House in Rome, Italy. 
The Italian writer Gianni Valentini has said in a comment article about the meeting of ‘prayer and meditation’ which will bring together Pope Francis and the heads of Middle Eastern churches,scheduled to take placenext July in Bari in Southern Italy, that ‘unity between churches is the hope which...
One of the most controversial issues that generated in Egypt’s Coptic Church recently was the mythological approach in interpreting biblical fundamental truths. The term ‘mythology’ erupted on the surface after Monk Seraphim al-Baramūsī and some leaders of the Alexandria [Theological] School had...
The Egyptian Churches Council (ECC) will resume on February 15, 2018 its annual “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity” celebrations. Hosted in rotation by each church, Egypt’s churches organize the ecumenical meetings that are attended by representatives of every church.
  The article covers key events witnessed by Egypt’s churches in 2017, a year which was mostly tragic for Egyptian Christians.  
On the verge of a new year and a unity among Christian denominations sought by the ordinary people as much as church leaderships, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs has laid a new cornerstone for unity among Christian denominations by having a group of children accompanying him during his congratulatory...
Dr. Rev. Ikrām Lam’ī, President of the Information and Publishing Council of the Coptic Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Egypt, said the church would launch worldwide campaigns to promote religious tourism in Egypt after Pope Francis I blessed the icon of the Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt.
After Pope Francis blessed an icon depicting the Flight of the Holy Family to Egypt in a holy mass in the Vatican, encouraging Christians from all over the world to visit the journey path in Egypt, Egyptian Minister of Tourism Yaḥīyā Rāshid returned from the Vatican to discuss a mechanism of...
Leaders of the Coptic Orthodox and Coptic Catholic churches in Egypt denied receiving any financial aid from the USA. According to media reports, the United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson had declared that $1.4 billion of the US aid allocated to Iraq and Egypt have been redirected to...
Pope Francis on Wednesday had a special greeting for an Egyptian delegation led by the country’s Tourism Minister, in Rome to promote a pilgrimage in the footsteps of the Holy Family’s flight to Egypt. The Pope's blessing of the icon representing the Holy Family’s flight to Egypt is an invitation...
The Undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Turin and Rome, Fr. Theophilus al-Siryānī, participated in the celebration of the blessing of the icon of the Holy Family Journey to Egypt by Pope Francis held in the Vatican in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
The Egyptian governorate of Aṣyūṭ [Assuit] is preparing in full swing to host international visitors to the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt after Pope Francis embraced the journey as an official Christian pilgrimage.
The visit of the Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi(ORP) delegation in charge of the pilgrimage program to Egypt was not a mere exploration visit to the holy sites, but it implied important messages, among which is to convey that Egypt has given Christians in the whole world a precious and sacred gift, by...
In response to the tension of the contradictory news from different international sources about the political aspect that the Pope will promote during his meeting with Egypt’s President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, the official spokesperson for the Vatican has denied that the pope has any embedded...
Patriarch Ibrahīm Ishāq, Archbishop of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, said that Pope Francis I is determined to visit Egypt as scheduled, the 28th-29th of this month, without postponement or cancelation, despite the terrorist attacks on St. George Church in Tanta and St. Mark Church in...
“Pope Francis has chosen Egypt to spread peace to the world and his visit to Cairo reflects his sense of responsibility towards Christians around the world,” said General-Secretary of Spanish Episcopal Conference José María Gil Tamayo on the visit of Pope Francis to Egypt on April 28-29.
Pope Francis I, Pope of the Vatican, said that Pope Tawadrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, leads the church forward, pointing out that there is a strong friendship that brings them together. He added in a press statement that the Roman Catholic Church has...

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