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The Copts Worldwide Organization issued a statement in which it condemns Majdī Khalīl, director of the Middle East Freedom Forum, after the abuses he committed at the Coptic Solidarity’s 9th Annual Conference, entitled “The different aspects of the persecution of Copts”, which was held in...
Fr. Būlus Ḥalīm congratulated al-Bawāba Newspaper on the anniversary of the page dubbed Bi-l-Nās Al-Masarra” (And on earth peace among men, Luke 2:14)
In the years leading up to the June 30 Revolution, Egypt’s Coptic community suffered greatly from the absence of a unified church-building law, a law, which the Copts had been waiting for, was finally passed by the end of 2016.
On Sunday, Pope Tawāḍrūs‎ II will preside over the celebration of the Coptic Orthodox Virgin Mary Church in Maadi, commemorating the Holy Family’s journey to Egypt, especially since the church was one of the highlights of its journey. The celebration, organized by Bishop Dāniyyāl, Secretary of The...
The Community Egypt (Tc Egypt), an evangelical organization to serve the community, organizes a dialogue platform entitled “The Differences in Interpreting the Bible” on Saturday, April 14 in New Cairo.
Dubbed ‘Together for the development of Egypt’ [Maʿan li-Tanmiyyat Miṣr] the bilateral project between Maṣr Al-Kheir Foundation and the Episcopal Church’s objective is to revive the spirit of Egyptian nationalism.  The closing ceremony was celebrated by a number of civil society leaderships and...
Egyptian columnist Fāṭima Nāʿūt writes: Dear reader, did you walk in the streets of Egypt yesterday and notice the vendors everywhere selling green palms, waiting to be braided? Did you park your car there to buy some palm leaves for your children so they can braid them and give them to their...
Bishop Angaelos [Anjilūs], the Pope’s secretary for the Coptic Orthodox dioceses of the USA, returned to Egypt this week and met Pope Tawāḍrūs II yesterday to discuss the demands of the priests and the congregation of t Northern Shubra, Cairo, which he supervised before he was appointed secretary...
Yesterday morning, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II led the Palm Sunday Mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the northern coast. He thanked the audience and remembered the martyrs of the terrorist attacks of Tanta and Alexandria on last year’s Palm Sunday.
Security sources said that the National Security sector in Qena, southern Egypt, seized one of the terrorist elements before executing the plan to blow up a church in the center of Nag Hammadi [Najʿ Ḥamādī] on the Coptic Palm Sunday. 
The complaints committee of the Supreme Media Council imposed a fine of 50 thousand EGP on the website of Maṣr Al- ‘Arabiyya for a report of published on March, 29, entitled “New York Times… Egyptians trudge to elections for 3 dollars”. 
The courts in Egypt are witnessing weird cases every day and some of these cases become part of the collective memory. One of these cases is the famous case in which the famous Coptic leader of the Wafd Party, Makram ʿUbayd Pasha, or Makram Ebeid, pleaded the case of a Muslim Egyptian citizen, who...
Egyptian lawyer Dr. Samīr Ṣabrī filed a lawsuit against the Salafi preacher Hishām al-Baylī, accusing him of stirring confusion among the Egyptian people, abusing religion, threatening social peace, security and stability, as well as affecting the national economy, due to a fatwa the preacher...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II emphasized that no one can differentiate between a Muslim and a Christian in Egypt. The only difference is that a Muslim enters a mosque and a Christian enters a church. “Except for that, there is no difference,” the Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria said.
Hours before Egyptians abroad began to cast their vote for the presidential elections, churches and Christian denominations called upon their citizens abroad to participate in the elections.
Dr. Rev. Munīr Ḥanna, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa, said that the Egyptian people chose democracy as their path when they voted for the constitution of 2014.
On Wednesday, the governor of Beni Suef, Sharīf Ḥabīb, handed over 263 micro-projects contracts to women residents of the Beni Suef villages and centers. Worth 3 million EGP, the micro-projects are financed by the Nasser Social Bank, the Zakat Committee of the ʿUmar bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz mosque, and...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II and Usāma al-Azharī, the President’s adviser on religious affairs, inaugurated the “Youth and Future Industry” conference at Ain Shams University. In the presence of Dr. Suzān al-Qilīnī and Dr. ‘Abd al-Wahāb ‘Izzat, president of Ain Shams University, the conference began with a...
Egyptian Columnist Saḥar al-Jaʿārah writes this week: It is not surprising that from time to time there are calls for "polygamy". However, polygamy is no solution to the spinsterhood crisis; it is in fact a consecration of the idea of , al-Misyār marriage, literally, the traveler’s marriage,  which...
Pope Francis suggested that Easter be unified and celebrated on the second or third Sunday of April, a proposal that was accepted by the Coptic Orthodox Church which is to discuss it in committees established for theological dialogue. The Greek Orthodox Church on the other hand declined the...

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