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Under the slogan of ‘thinking outside the box’, president of the Damanhūr University, Dr. ʿUbayd Ṣāliḥ, inaugurated on Tuesday, the first workshop on training needs for churches and monasteries in al- Biḥīra Governorate. Held at the university-based Faculty and Leadership Center, the inauguration...
In her column this week, Fāṭima Nāʿūt writes: There was a monk who used to buy newspapers every day from a newspaper vendor in the neighborhood. The vendor greeted the monk with abusive slander and cursing. After selling him the newspaper, he grasps the payment and spits at him! So what is left for...
On Monday, at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, the Emerging Peacemakers Forum began. It will run from 8th June to the 18th both in Cambridge and Lambeth Palace in London. It will be held under the patronage of al-Azhar, the Muslim Council of Elders and Most Rev. Justin Welby the...
The bishopric of Maṭāy in Minyā, Upper-Egypt, released a statement on the events which occurred in the village of Minbāl, denying the attacks on members of the [Coptic] congregation and describing what happened as “inconsequential, without intending to offend our Muslim brethren.” 
Since his enthronement in 2012, Pope Ṭawāḍrūs of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, succeeded to become an ambassador for both the Church and Egypt. He spread the message of love, tolerance, coexistence and stability among all faiths. Every time he visits overseas, the Pope is...
In her column this week, Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī writes: The only effective remedy for the chronic suffering within our country is the promulgation of a single law for the Egyptian family, one which is consistent with the Egyptian constitution and bestows equality to all Egyptians irrespective of sex,...
From time to time within our Arab Islamic world, there erupts a demand to reform religious discourse and to address the clerics on this issue. Clerics are wrongly accused, even if partially or indirectly, of being the cause behind religious extremism that sometimes leads to violence, as has been...
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism, Dr. Rāniyā Al Mashāṭ, on behalf of the Prime Minister, Dr. Musṭafa Madbūlī, participated in a ceremony under the title “Blessed be Egypt my people.” It was organized by Egypt Peace Lovers Organization in the Church of the Virgin Mary in Maʿādī and was done so in the...
In the latest issue of the Church magazine ‘al-Kirāzah,’ Pope Ṭawāḍrūs II, Pope and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark and the Church of Alexandria, announced in an article entitled ‘Spiritual Innovation’ that the bishops, priests, and   laity   administrating bishoprics and councils are to be...
During its meeting on Wednesday, the Committee of Endowments and Religious Affairs in Egypt’s House of Representatives approved the reformulation of Article VIII of the law regulating the appearance of religious scholars on media institutions. The bill stipulates a penalty for anyone who speaks...

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