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According to the vision of the Coptic Orthodox Church, both the Holy Synod and the Congregational Council [al-Majlis al-Millī] are the wings of the Church. However, one of its wings has been disabled since 2011, and it is expected to be reactivated in order to restore the Church's full capacity. 
In a procession of candles, green leaves, a globe, and the flag of Egypt, the Franciscan Sisters of Egypt celebrated the 11th convention that comes this year with a significant development of the order. 
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark will head to the United States in mid-September on a pastoral and supervision visit on the Egyptian Church and its members there. Churches in America began the preparations and the security measures needed for the...
President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī met with Mafḍal Sayf al-Dīn, the Sultan of the Indian Bohra community, on Thursday. The two sides emphasized the importance of dialogue among all nations and all various faiths and communities. The Sultan of Bohra announced his support for Egypt and donated 10...
The bishopric of Maṭāy in Minyā, Upper-Egypt, released a statement on the events which occurred in the village of Minbāl, denying the attacks on members of the [Coptic] congregation and describing what happened as “inconsequential, without intending to offend our Muslim brethren.” 
For nearly thirty years, Egyptian society has witnessed the encroachment of the niqāb, this questionable phenomenon, and the risk of national security it generates. Imposed by the Salafism hardliners, the niqāb, or rather its true meaning from the Arabic concealment – is alien to Egyptian Muslims...
In a poem dedicated to his son, the Turkish poet Naẓīm Ḥikmet writes: “Believe in seeds, earth, and the sea, but people above all. Love clouds, machines, and books, but people above all. Grieve for the withering branch, the dying star, and the hurt animal, but feel for people above all. Rejoice in...
Riḍā Thābit acquired his PhD from the Pittsburgh Presbyterian Seminary in Pennsylvania, USA, which is one of the oldest theological schools in the world. Tackling the thesis of ‘Missional leadership’, Thābit focuses on the Church inclusion of the Christian Youth in light of changes that have...
The celebration of festivals and manifestations of the rituals of ʿĪd can be traced back to the Pharaonic era. Ways of celebration have varied from era to era throughout Egyptian history up until the present day: -
In my article yesterday, we concluded the need to distinguish between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism, which is necessary, and even inevitable, explaining that what Egyptian MP ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ʿAlī was exposed to by the French press and some of its writers is rather a distortion of the Egyptian...

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