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Pope Tawāḍrūs, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, anticipated the expected attacks accompanying the Church’s preparation of the Holy Myron oil next Tuesday at the Monastery of St. Bīshūy in Wādī al-Naṭrūn. This will be the thirty-ninth time in the history of the church [to prepare...
Pope Tawāḍrūs, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that the Egyptian media over-exaggerates issues and publishes some inaccurate news, which makes Copts abroad worry.
The relationship between al-Azhar and the Vatican has witnessed several changes during the previous ten years, namely since 2006. Since then, the relationship has experience disagreement, discord, agreement, and finally, rapprochement.
The Ṣaḥīḥ International Qur’ānic translation is considered one of the best women’s translations of the Qur’ān. It is also considered one of the most influential English translations of the Holy Qur’ān, as well as the most widely used. What is surprising is that this translation was written...
Thirty-eight years ago, on a brown table with gold edges in a government hall in the heart of the U.S. capital, Washington D.C., President Anwar al-Sādāt was signing the peace treaty with the Israeli entity on the 26th of March, 1976. With this, he signed off on a reality that has yet to...
The simultaneous bombing of the churches in Alexandria and in Ṭanṭā shocked everyone who is aware of the evil plan to attack Egypt through murder. For the war against terrorism has been raging on in Sinai for years and the Egyptian army has been thoroughly outworn as a result.
Dr. ʿIṣām Sharaf, former Egyptian Prime Minister, praised the ideas being proposed to renew religious discourse, affirming that this issue [also] necessitates renewing “cultural discourse.”
On Tuesday, Miṣr al-Khayr Foundation signed a partnership protocol with the Episcopalian church to complete a project titled “Together to Develop Egypt” to train and qualify youth by a number of imāms and priests on the skills of accepting the other, connecting with youth, and spreading love...
If Egypt has one thing to be proud of amidst all these failures and losses that it has been experiencing, then it should be proud of this national unity between Egyptian Muslims and Copts. 
At 6:00PM Dutch time today, the 8th International Coptic Commission Conference will be launched in the main conferences hall of Amsterdam.
Today (Tuesday), Pope Tawāḍrūs II hosts a delegation from the German parliament, who is currently visiting Cairo.
The Human Rights Department in the Ministry of Interior, headed by Major-General Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd Yūsuf (Assistant to the Minister for Human Rights), organized a training series for officers responsible for detention procedures inside central prisons and police stations.
The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights expressed its deep displeasure from the position of the salafīs’ negative position regarding the appointment of a women as Governor, whereby they used religion to affect the feelings of the simple [poor, undereducated] sectors of the Egyptian population...
The Coptic Orthodox Church participated in a conference in Italy to promote religious tourism in Egypt.
The Political Parties Department of the Supreme Administrative Court rejected the proposal presented by a lawyer to disband the salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party because it is based on religious principles. The Court affirmed, however, that it is not within the rights of any individual to call for...
Bishop David, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of New York and its surrounding areas, and Bishop Carlos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Deputy Pope in North America, announced in a joint statement that Pope Tawāḍrūs II (Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark) will visit the...
Bishop Tārdus, Bishop of Port Saʿīd at the Port Saʿīd Archbishopric, received Ambassador Peter Weiderud, Director of the Swedish Cultural Institute for the Middle East region.
Rev. Dr Andrea Zakī, President of the Coptic Evangelical Church, said that the visit conducted by President al-Sīsī yesterday to the Cathedral hailed in a new history of Islamic-Christian relations in Egypt. He said that the president is establishing a new notion of citizenship as a behavior...
The State Information Service has faced harsh criticism recently due to its diminished role, to the extent that some are considering that its role is virtually ending. This comes despite the effort exerted by the President of the State Information Service, Ambassador Ṣalāḥ ʿAbd al-Ṣādiq, to...
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’ confirmed that, according to Islamic jurisprudence, it is permissible for Christians in Egypt to build churches if they need this for their worship practices and rituals. There is nothing in Islamic jurisprudence that prevents this. 

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