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The Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ clarified, in official fatwā No 5016, published on its official website, its ruling regarding the use of comics to make fun of people, in response to a question received, was answered by the Grand Mufti of the Republic Shawqī ʿAllām.
The Sharqiyya Diocese announced the return of a Coptic girl, Raymonda Sameh [Raymūndā Sāmiḥ], after it was rumoured she disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Bishop Maqār, bishop of al-Sharqiyya, thanked the Ministry of Interior and the security services for the girl’s safe return.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the Pope of Alexandria, held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St Mark’s Cathedral in al-ʿAbbāsiyya, with members of the Coptic Endowments Authority, including Fr. Mūsa Ibrāhīm, the official spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church. The meeting discussed ways to control the...
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) said that pursuing media and fatwā materials released by extremist organisations is a top priority for the observatory. The observatory dwells into the discourse of these groups in order to know what their aims are, so it can refute such ideas,...
Dr. Usāma al-Ḥadīdī, Director of al-Azhar Global Center for Electronic Fatwas, said that “What Ethiopia is doing regarding the Renaissance Dam, by controlling and monopolizing water resources, is forbidden per Islamic Sharia and is seen as corruption of Earth”.
The Episcopal Church in Egypt is witnessing a new era, as Bishop Dr. Munīr Ḥanā bids farewell to the position of Head of the Alexandria Region of the Anglican Episcopal Church after reaching the age of retirement, while a new bishop is being appointed in his place, Dr. Sāmī Fawzī.
Several dioceses of St Mark in Upper Egypt governorates have announced the organisation of Coptic festivals [mawlid] during the current and upcoming period, despite the severe outbreak of the new virus variant, which has claimed the lives of a number of bishops, priests and monks, and infected...
His holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the visit of the Holy Family to Egypt is a real blessing. He said: “Egypt was subjected to hardships many times and came out of it with its head held high, thanks to the Holy Family’s visit to its land; Our country, our land, our history and our geography is...
On Tuesday, 1st June 2021, The Media Center of the Coptic Orthodox Church announced to hold a celebration to revive the path for the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt, which also coincides the Feast of Christ’s entry into the Land of Egypt on 24 Bashans (9th month of the Coptic calendar).
Lawyer Khālid ʿAlī submitted a complaint to prove an assault against former political and parliamentary activist Ziyād al-ʿUlaymī in prison.

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