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On Sunday, Pope Tawāḍrūs‎ II will preside over the celebration of the Coptic Orthodox Virgin Mary Church in Maadi, commemorating the Holy Family’s journey to Egypt, especially since the church was one of the highlights of its journey. The celebration, organized by Bishop Dāniyyāl, Secretary of The...
Bishop Angaelos [Anjilūs], the Pope’s secretary for the Coptic Orthodox dioceses of the USA, returned to Egypt this week and met Pope Tawāḍrūs II yesterday to discuss the demands of the priests and the congregation of t Northern Shubra, Cairo, which he supervised before he was appointed secretary...
Today, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and head of the Muslim Council for Elders, met with President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace in Rome, Italy. The meeting comes as part of al-Ṭayyib visit to Italy.
The ecumenical dialogue and the review of differences, that created the great schism in 451 in the Council of Chalcedon, constitute an essential point in the existing conflict inside the Coptic Orthodox Church between the hard-line and the reformist currents. The hard-line current that had been...
Pope Francis suggested that Easter be unified and celebrated on the second or third Sunday of April, a proposal that was accepted by the Coptic Orthodox Church which is to discuss it in committees established for theological dialogue. The Greek Orthodox Church on the other hand declined the...
he Catholic Church declared Popes John Paul II and John XXIII saints in a ceremony attended by Pope Francis today. 
Pope Francis I, Vatican, has decided to appoint Fr. Yunas Lahzī, as a personal secretary to him. This is the first time in history that a Coptic Catholic is appointed in this post. Fr. Yunas Lahzī has worked for three years in the Vatican Secretariat.
Christians around the world celebrated Easter at the same time. Pope Francis, Holy See, Vatican, has prayed for peace initiatives in Ukraine, Syria, Central African Republic, South Sudan and Venezuela.
Father Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, participated in the Synod on Young People at the Vatican, which was presided over by Pope Francis.  In his speech to the Synod, the Catholic Patriarch said “I bring you greetings from young Egyptians.  These youth are growing...
Father Hānī Bākhūm, spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, stated that the decision taken by Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican on the abolition of the death penalty[1] from the Catechism of the Catholic Church reflects a doctrinal development and a...
In his statements to the British “Economist” newspaper, a Royal Advisor to the Saudi Arabian crown prince Salmān bin ʿAbd al-Azʿiz (also Abdul Aziz) said that the monarchy is to meet future decisions on what concern the construction of churches on it territories. The advisor, who declined to be...
In his statement disclosed during an aired interview on Extra News, Patriarch of The Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria And Whole Africa, Patriarch Theodor (Theodoros) II said that the Coptic Church of Egypt is the closest to the Greek, praising the Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch Tawāḍrūs’...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and Anba Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, responded to Pope Francis I of Vatican’s call for an ecumenical prayer for the Middle East in the Italian city of Bari.
Prominent Christians and organizations worldwide voiced their alarm as the city of Mosul was emptied of Christians for the first time in the history of Iraq. The Egyptian Orthodox Church condemned the forced displacement of Christians from Mosul, while Pope Francis expressed his feelings of shame...
A number of Coptic movements, most prominent among them the Middle Eastern Forum for Freedom (Muntadá al-Sharq al’Awsat li-l-Hurriyyāt) and Democratic Egyptian Solidarity (al-Tadāmun al-Misrī al-Dīmuqrātī) have protested outside the embassy of the Vatican, demanding Pope Francis and the Security...
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Joachim Meisner, Archbishop of Cologne, Germany, who enraged the Muslim community in Germany after he made some controversial statements. Meisner told the members of a conservative Catholic organization that “each of your families is worth three...
The World Association for al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG) received on Wednesday a delegation of Franciscan friars. The unprecedent visit to the WAAG was “a fruitful encounter that aims at maintaining national security through developing a sense of citizenry and national unity,” member of al-Azhar’s...
According to a British telegraph, ISIS threatened to assassinate the Catholic Pope during one of his future visits to the Middle East. 
In an amazing initiative that shows the tolerance of the Catholic church Pope Francis Pope of the Vatican held yesterday in St. PetersChurch in Rome the marriage of a group of youth including those who have sinned
Pope Francis has urged the followers of the Catholic Church to continue evangelizing the world. He stated that a Christian that stops evangelizing is like a man sick in his creed (Author not mentioned, al- Fath, Feb. 21. p. 11). Read original text online in Arabic.  

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