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The ancient monastery of St. Mina is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, especially after it was registered in the UNESCO as one of the most important archaeological sites of Alexandria. This archaeological area is located in the city of Burj al-ʿArab, west of Alexandria,...
Dr. Rev. Safwat al-Bayādī, head of the Evangelical Church in Egypt, stressed that Church withdrawal form the Constituent Assembly was due to not including Copts in the Constitution although they are half of the community. 
The passion of graffiti art motivates its creators to work day and night to engrave on the walls on Cairo’s main streets their dreams, and to record their vision on the events and the political life, especially during the revolutions of January 25, 2011 and June 30, 2013, making these streets open...
The duality is one of the most prominent standards that characterize the Salaf trend in Egypt, especially the branch based in Alexandria. Presided by Yāsir Burhāmῑ, the deputy of the Salafi Daʿwa, the Call has contradictory positions that were manifested on many issues after the revolution of...
In an exclusive press conference for local journalists reporting on the Coptic issue, General Secretary of the Middle East Churches Council (MECC), Soraya Beshelani [Thurayyā Bishʿīlānī] said that the Council has followed up a number of causes and crises some countries of the Middle East...
The time limit granted to unrecognized monastic entities by the Monastic Affairs Committee of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church, headed by His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, has expired.  However, these entities have not fulfilled the conditions of...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, stressed that his visit to the United States has nothing to do with the visit of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, which is being arranged. The pope also pointed out that his visit is already pre-determined since last year and it...
It’s been five years since the dispersal of Rābʿaa and Nahḍa sit-ins, however no one has forgotten the crime of burning the churches and assaulting the property of the Copts which was documented by the international and local organizations.
An article on the Nahda Movement in Tunisia.
An article discussing Dr. Milad Hanna’s Book “The Seven Pillars of the Egyptian Identity”  
On the other hand, statements by lawyer Joseph Malāk, an Alexandrian Coptic activist, stirred arguments in Coptic and church circles after he announced that he had addressed the U.S. administration in Washington and the U.S. embassy in Cairo to ask for mediation with President Muhammad Mursī on the...
On the other hand, statements by lawyer Joseph Malāk, an Alexandrian Coptic activist, stirred arguments in Coptic and church circles after he announced that he had addressed the U.S. administration in Washington and the U.S. embassy in Cairo to ask for mediation with President Muhammad Mursī on the...
Coptic Orthodox Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah, Cairo, said that there have been 150 appeals in the Papal elections, mostly because of misspelling of names and the request for additional voting tables. Further, the candidate list for the Papal elections will be reduced to 17 names in two weeks...
Some Salafī preachers led a smear campaign against candidates said to be staunch supporters of the January 25 revolution in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate Muhammad Mursī. Led by a man called Shaykh Tawfīq ‘Ulwān, the preachers called for voting for Musī, threatening that whoever fails...
Meanwhile, the first TV channel for women wearing the niqāb will be launched soon as a Salafist of the name Abū Islām, the owner of this channel, said he thought of the idea after Islamist channels took a decision to exclude the “hijāb-wearing sisters”. [Muhammad Khafājī, Sawt al-Ummah, May 14, p....
On what concerns the policy of refugees adopted by the U.S., Egypt represents the leading example in tackling the refugee issue, especially for countries that have been affected, and still are, by the crisis of millions of asylum seekers, in particular those of the EU, hence harshly criticized by...
Shaykh Jābir Ṭāyīʿ, head of the religious sector at the Ministry for ‘Awqāf (Endowments), said that the Ministry has not granted permits to radical preachers, adding that the Ministry is ready to re-open mosques or zaywas to cover the increase in the number of worshippers, and that any deviation...
In her article, the author, Maryān Nājī, discusses the issue of sex, marriage and same-sex marriage from a Christian point of view and highlights Christian position on such issues. 
Coptic thinker Dr. Mirvat al-Nimr criticized a decision made by Bishop Yūʾanis of Asyūṭ that imposes a dress code for Christian women when they go to church, calling on Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II to dismiss this ‘morally rigid’ bishop, according to al-Nimr.
A decision recently taken by Bishop Yūʾannis of Asyūt to obligate Christian women to wear proper clothes in churches has stirred controversy among Christians, a majority of whom rejected the decision, arguing that the Church’s role is to guide rather than impose behavioral rules. 

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