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On Monday evening, the National Party of Egypt organized a literature symposium to discuss the newly published book ‘Al-Bābā Wa Al-Mushīr’ (The Pope and the Marshal) written by the journalist Jamāl George. Dr. Rūfāʾīl Būlus, Head of the Egyptian National Party, said that the book serves as a...
Al-Fajr released a statement delivered by Nādir al-Sirafī, spokesman of the “Copts 38” group, upon a meeting with Pope Tawadros II in the papal headquarters in ’Abāsīyyah. Al-Sirafī, and three other members of “Copts 38”, Rafīq Farūq, Vivian Jamīl, and Ra’fat Rīd, presented the problems almost 10...
Bishop Bīshūy, known as the late Pope Shenouda III’s “right-hand”, has been described as undiplomatic and extreme in his ideas that are prejudiced against other Christian Churches. He had publicly accused Protestant Evangelicals of recruiting Orthodox youth as part of a broader plot to evangelize...
In a statement disclosed to al-FajrPortal, Spokesperson of Egypt’s Coptic Catholic Church, Father Hānī Bākhūm, stated that Egypt has always been a shelter for oppressed fugitives. This came on the occasion of celebrating the third millennium since the entry of the Holy Family to Egypt to escape the...
Contrary to the visitors’ expectations that they will have to show their ID or explain the reason of the visit- due to the fact that many visitors are Muslims- the monastery of the Dominican order is a place where everyone is welcomed with a friendly smile. Food, drinks and mobile phones are not...
Egyptian Muslim Media anchor KhālidAbū Bakr felicitated Egyptian Christians on Palm Sunday during the aired TV show “al-Ḥayāt al-Yawm”, stressing that Egypt does not distinguish between Muslims and Christians, and pointing that personalities such as Tawāḍrūs and Shinūda greatly influenced him.
Before the advent of Easter, Egypt’s Catholic and Orthodox Christians fast for 55 days – from midnight to around 3 pm. These times might vary according to what the priest says basing on one’s age and health condition. During Christian fasts, meals are devoid of meat or dairy products. The Christmas...
In an article entitled “No. 9 and the kidnapping of Coptic Minors”, Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Bāz comments on the situation of Copts under a growing Salafī  threat and police forces reluctant to interfere of fear that the Salafī may “attack the Ministry of Interior” (quoting minister of...
Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta and Kafr El Sheikh and representative of Pope Tawāḍrūs II handed over an icon to Doctor Tharayyā Bashʿalānī in appreciation of her appointment as chargé d’affairs of the secretary general of the council.
In statements disclosed to the Egyptian Extra News TV channel, MP and president of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation, Makram Muḥammad Aḥmad, said that freedom of the press in Egypt is uncontrolled, and it is the task of the Supreme Media Regulatory Council to establish appropriate controls...

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