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The official magazine of the Coptic Orthodox Church, al-Kirāzah, announced that it will publish its newest issue online on the magazine’s website as well as through the Church’s social media accounts. This step comes in light of the difficult circumstances Egypt find itself in right now, and the...
"Together for Egypt" Conference launched at Ain Shams University Conference Center in the presence of Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khālid ʿAbd al-Ghaffār on behalf of Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī. Local Development Minister Maḥmūd Shʿarāwī, Minister of Youth and Sports...
An initiative was launched with participation of the Azhar, the ministry of awqāf (endowments) and the Coptic Orthodox Church in a bid to defuse the strife between revolting youths and the interior ministry after three days of clashes between the two sides as young people are trying to storm the...
This month has seen a scathing battle in the mass media over visits by some Egyptian Christian citizens to Jerusalem, soon followed by another wrangling over a visit by Muftī of the Republic ‘Alī Jum’ah to the holy city, where he led worshippers for prayers at al-Aqsá Mosque.
In a press conference after the national unity meeting in al-Minya, Governor Ahmad Diyā’ al-Dīn stated that his meeting with Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III was personal and that they did not discuss Maghāghah Bishopric crisis. He said that the meeting has foiled plans by Metropolitan Aghathon of...
Letters of assurance were sent to the headquarters of Pope Shenouda following incidents of sectarian polarization which Egypt witnessed during the week of referendum on constitutional amendments.
Following his dispute with the governorate of Minia over the construction of a new Cathedral, Bishop Aghathon declined to attend a meeting called for by the governor and renewed his threat to stage a protest in front of 'Abāsīyah Cathedral in Cairo. He also confirmed that his steps are supported by...
 In the run up to Coptic Christmas (January 7th) two Watani International writers review A Christmas Gift, a book compiled by Watanī writers reflecting on various different aspects of Christmas, from the meaning of the celebration to how to make home-made decorations.
Watani International reporter Nader Shukry heads to Naj‘ Hammādī and gets caught up in the rioting which followed the shooting of six Copts. Shukry includes the change in the tone of Bishop Kyrillos statements which followed the visit to the bisphoric by Qena governor Magdi Ayyub, and also suggests...
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