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On Friday, a conference took place headed by Anba Makāriyyūs, General Bishop of the diocese of al-Minyā and Abū Qurqāṣ, shedding light on the civilization and heritage of the city of al-Minyā, under the title “Al-Minyā – heritage – civilization.” In 9 lectures, the important research work was...
Six years have passed since the death of Pope Shinūda III, but his teachings have remained. Egypt, its Muslims and Christians, was in grief after the death of the 117th Pope in 2012. Within his 40 years as pope, a lot has changed. He navigated the Church from one era to another, reaching out to 62...
Coptic denominations in the Diaspora are served by more than 600 churches and 120 monasteries most of which have been purchased since Pope Shinūda III from other Christian denominations. According to Anba Murquṣ, Bishop of Shubrā al-Khayma, the recently purchased Coptic Orthodox church premises of...
Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī, director of the Library of Alexandria’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), welcomed Pope Tawāḍrūs II and the delegation accompanying him. During a visiting tour, Al-Fiqī presented to the Coptic Orthodox pontiff the numerous activities projects of the BA’s   departments.
Dr. Kamāl Bariyqaʿ, supervisor at al-Azhar Observatory and head of the Monitoring and Proposal Committee of the Egyptian Family Home -EFH- (Bayt al-ʿĀʾila al-Miṣriya), said that the power of societies lies in their diversity. The respect for the particularities of faith are the most important...
The Egyptian Churches Council (ECC) will resume on February 15, 2018 its annual “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity” celebrations. Hosted in rotation by each church, Egypt’s churches organize the ecumenical meetings that are attended by representatives of every church.
Anba Ṣalīb, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Mīt Ghamr, said that the church stands prepared for martyrdom every instant. “We love our country Egypt and hope that God will grant us the power to resist terrorism.”
Prior to her departure to New York, Nabīla Makram, Minister for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs met with Bishop Mark, Bishop of Paris and Northern France. Her visit to France included a meeting with the Egyptian expats, during which she encouraged them to participate at the upcoming...
In 1535, the system of Capitulations of the Ottoman Empire began. Henceforth, foreigners in the Empire were subject to their own prosecution in specific courts. This also applied to Egypt. However, the situation of foreign Christians was much better than the situation of Egyptian Christians

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