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Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark will preside over the Epiphany Mass at St. Mark’s Cathedral, on Monday evening without an audience as a preventative measure against COVID-19. According to a statement issued by the Coptic Orthodox Church only few priests, bishops and deacons...
St. Macarius Monastery [dayr Abū Maqār] in Wādī al-Naṭrūn announced the passing of Fr. Bāsīliyūs al-Maqārī, one of Mattā al-Miskīn’s most famous students, after suffering from age-related diseases and not the Coronavirus. 
The European Parliament’s statement about the human rights situation in Egypt has provoked wide condemnation over its recommendations for Egypt.  Both the Egyptian House of Representatives and Senate as well as several parliamentarians and political parties dismissed the statement, saying that it...
In response to objections directed at him by some people over his reforms, Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the Coptic Orthodox Church is not like other new or modern churches, adding that it is one of the oldest Christian churches in the world, and that no one can change the Church.  He also said that...
While inspecting equipment to be used in the fight against the Coronavirus, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī said “We must not pay attention to rumors,” warning that biased rumors are trying to hurt Egypt’s security and the peace of its people.” 
Dr. Nīvīn al-Qabbāj, minister of social solidarity, said that the 2019 law for regulating NGOs resembles some of the best laws for NGO work around the world.
Dr. Munīr Ḥannā, bishop of the Episcopal Church for the Alexandria region, condemned the Zionist, terrorist attempt to burn down the Church of All Nations [Church of Gethsemane] in Jerusalem. 
The Catholic Church in Egypt announced that it has taken new measures to fight the Coronavirus for daily liturgy and Christmas masses that will be celebrated on December 24th and 25th. 
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that Pope Tawāḍrūs II has adopted new measures to combat the Coronavirus after the sharp increase in cases and deaths among the church priests. 
The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.


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