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President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī attended a celebration marking al-mawlid al-Nabawī, the anniversary of Prophet Muḥammad’s birth, organized by the Ministry of Awqāf.  
“The crescent moon with the cross”: this is the motto of Father Bandalīmūn Bushrā, a Roman Orthodox priest in Dumyāṭ.  Father Bandalīmūn, in the spirit of interfaith engagement, bought 50 boxes of sweets, commemorating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad [al-Mawlid al-Nabawīy], to distribute to...
The Arab Publishers Association announced its solidarity and support for writer Kamila Shamsie, who was recently awarded the Nelly Sachs prize from Germany.  Shamsie, who is British with Pakistani roots, was awarded the reward for her novels, which “building bridges between societies.”  However,...
The Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church has introduced a questionnaire for monks across various parishes, the Churches of Saint Mark, and servants of the Church regarding the selection process for monks and their preparation for monasticism, as well as their relationship...
A number of diaspora Copts in the United States of America, as well as  the Egyptian Society for All Egyptians announced their readiness to receive President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī next week during his visit to New York for meetings of the United Nations General Assembly.
Polish President Andrzej Duda is holding the Israeli government responsible for recently enflaming anti-Semitism in his country.  The Jewish-American website “Jewish Insider” reported that in a meeting with prominent American Jewish leaders at the Polish consulate in New York City, the Polish...
A church source in the Coptic Orthodox Church told Al-Watan that Bishop Bulus, will be enthroned Bishop of Eastern Canada, on August 20, more than two months after his ordination by Pope Tawadrus II, Pope of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, at the Abbassiya Cathedral. .  
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced today that it will open a new section in the Institute of Coptic Studies to teach «Arab Christian heritage», for the first time, at the beginning of the new academic year 2019/2020, which sparked widespread controversy among Copts on social networking sites...
Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights, Partners for Transparency, and the International Alliance for Peace and Development are all participating in a joint mission to the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council, which will take place at the United Nations offices in Geneva from...
Doctor Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, Egyptian Minister of Awqāf, has announced his decision to allocate a session of the 30th International Conference of the Islamic Affairs Supreme Council to the topic of women’s role in state-building. The conference, titled “Nation-building in Jurisprudence…A Modern...

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