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The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Melbourne congratulated Fr Shinūda Buṭrus of St Bishuy and St Shinūda Church in behalf of Pope Tawāḍrūs II on his appointment as President of the Victorian Council of Churches. Fr Tawāḍrūs is scheduled to begin his installation as President of the Victorian Council of...
Bishop Dāniyyāl, Bishop and Abbot of Saint Paul Monastery in the Red Sea, confirmed that all the losses caused by a fire last night at the monastery's headquarters in Hadā’iq al-Qubbah area are material and there are no casualties.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemns the closure by the security services of the Coptic Church of Anbā Kārās in the village of Naga’ al-Ghafīr in Sohāg governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-Coptic slogans against Christian citizens.
A state of anger is coasting among Copts in ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya after "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert and her Muslim husband were allowed entry to there village amid increased security presence.  
In order to shed a light on Coptic pilgrimage places, this article introduces forgotten Coptic historical sites. One of the most important historical churches is in al-Zaqāzīq, al-Sharqiyah Governorate, and goes by the name al-Qiddīs Yūsuf al-Najjār Church (Saint Joseph the Carpenter). 
The Egyptian writer, thinker, and Islamic affairs specialist Islām Buḥayrī (Islam Behery) said on the television program “The Compass” that Muftī ʿAṭīyah Ṣaqr, head of the former fatwa committee at al-Azhar, released a compilation of fatwas in May 1997. One of these well-known fatwas forbade the...
Daljā village witnesses an unstable security situation and demonstrations in support of the ousted president Muhammad Morsi (Mursī). Security forces have been absent since the regime of the Muslim Brotherhood was overthrown (Author not mentioned, “Copts United”, Sept. 14). Read original text in...
Attacks against Copts Bishop Silwanis, the caretaker of the Virgin Church in Diljā, stated that 5 Coptic families have returned to the village after they were evicted from it. He said that the total number of Coptic families evicted numbers at about 150 families. The bishop stated that the general...
Al-Sayyīd al-Tāhir al-Hāshimī, a member of Ahl al-Bayt World Assembly and the Chairman of the Hashemites in Beheira, criticized the statements of Bishop Jeremiah during a seminar in the Coptic Cultural Center. Bishop Jeremiah stated that amending the Article 3 of the Constitution to read “non-...
Bishop Makarios of al-Minya was the victim of an attack by unknown assailants that lasted for an hour and a half. He was continuously attacked with gunfire, after he took refuge in a nearby house. Fortunately he was not injured in the attack (Yūsuf al- Biblāwī, “Copts United”, Sept. 30). Read...

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