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The German Agency for Domestic Security recently published a report about Muslim antisemitism in Europe, and especially in Germany where it seems to represent a big issue.
Events in Minya have escalated recently, and sectarianism has reared its ugly face once again. Bishop Makarius [Makāriyūs], the General Bishop of Minya and Abu Qurqāṣ, remains the champion of the scene, where he alone is held responsible for the aftermath of unrest in the governorate. 
Egyptian churches rejected insistence by salafī members of the constituent assembly drafting a news constitution for Egypt that Copts should be compelled to pay the zakāh.  
Senior leader of the Islamic Reform Front Organisation,ʿAmr ʿAbd al-Shakūr ʿAmir, said the main reason for the end of good relations between al-Jamaʿa al-Islamiyyah and the Islamic Community, is because the Jamāl Hishmat [Gamal Heshmat] is attacking Assim ʿAbd al-Mājid (member of Shura Council)...
In a ceremonial celebration, Pope Tawāḍurūs II, bishops, priests, and monks, gathered at the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the theological seminary that witnessed the graduation of hundreds and thousands of young men who decided to devote themselves to...
Supporting Youth’s creativity and innovation, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II celebrated young scientists to confirm that education is a cornerstone in the progressive development of nations.
The names of Coptic churches are emblematic for piety or strength of faith, and is either selected by a priest or by the church institution in accordance of the location and interoperation with the Bishopric.
Dr. Amnah Nusayr, a professor at the AzharUniversity, termed as “shameful” the incident, adding the Bible is a holy book and its desecration should not be ignored by any of the followers of all divine religions. Dr. Zakī ‘Uthmān, a member of the senior scholars board in the Azhar, said Jews do not...
Dr. Amnah Nusayr, a professor at the AzharUniversity, termed as “shameful” the incident, adding the Bible is a holy book and its desecration should not be ignored by any of the followers of all divine religions. Dr. Zakī ‘Uthmān, a member of the senior scholars board in the Azhar, said Jews do not...
The question which presidential candidate Copts will vote for may be answered through two perspectives: One viewing Egyptian Christian citizens as one voting bloc that can be directed in favor of a certain candidate and the other revolves around their vision of the coming president’s traits. The...
On March 27 and 28, Egyptian media outlets highlighted the signing event of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Heliopolis University (HU) and the Center of Arab-West Understanding (CAWU). 
In an interview with a Saudi newspaper, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs II reiterated his statement about the number of Christians in Egypt, saying that the number of Christians is 15 million.
Mīt Damsīs, the small town at the heart of al-Daqahlīya governorate, has witnessed the arrival of thousands of people who have come from all over Egypt to celebrate the anniversary of establishing the monastery of the great martyr Mār Jirjis, or Saint George. The monastery contains a part of the...
In a sixty-minute documentary, Egyptian film director Samīr Zakī presents an autobiography of Bishop Sāwīrūs, abbot of the Monastery of the Holy Virgin in Meir, al-Qūṣiyah, Asiyūṭ, from 1985 till he passed away last July. As testified by all who knew him, Anba Sāwīrūs served the monastery, commonly...
Rev. Rifʿat Fatḥī, Secretary of the Evangelical Synod of the Nile and Secretary of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC), stated that the Egyptian authorities have approved the building and restoration of 21 churches which the Evangelical Council in al-Minyā, Upper Egypt had submitted requests for...
For the duration of a week, the channels Agape  Coptic Channel, C.T.V., ME sat, and Koogi TV air  “Kalimat Muʿāsha” a story about Pope Tawāḍrūs II, within the series “Qiṣaṣ li-l-Ḥayā” (Stories about Life). The new series displays the Pope teaching his people a new lesson about life through a...
On the sidelines of a seminar organized by the Egyptian Free Party’s training and education secretariat, Coptic journalist Nādir Shukrī denounced customary reconciliation sessions usually held to solve Muslim-Christian clashes, such as the most recent one in the city of Abu Qurqāṣ where Muslim...
Anba Mūsā, Bishop of Youth, and Bishop Rūfāʾīl, Bishop of Central Cairo and Secretary of the Holy Synod, inaugurated yesterday the fifth annual exhibition of the Coptic Orthodox Book, organized by the Youth Bishopric on the occasion of the fifth enthronement year of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch and...
Vetogate spots three Christian groups in Egypt that are banned by the Coptic Orthodox Church for reasons of ‘heresy’, while the Egyptian authorities authorized their activities. 

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