“This good people sets the most wonderful example to solidarity and cohesion in critical moments.”
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has greeted Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark on the occasion of Easter.
The president sent congratulatory cables to the head of the Armenian Orthodox Church in Cairo, the head of the Armenian Catholic Church.
Anba Bigol said that the state is working on spreading the principle of citizenship and national unity.
Churches that follow the eastern calendar celebrate Christmas Eve on the evening of January 6.
Egyptian Ambassador to Canada Ahmed Abu Zied hailed the Egyptian Coptic Festival that takes place in the Canadian city of Mississauga.
Orthodox Christians all over the world celebrate Holy Fire ceremony on Holy Saturday at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. It commemorates laying Jesus’ body in the tomb.
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights held a seminar entitled "Freedom of Religion: Christian Communities of the Orient" at the United Nations headquarters.
The French president took photos with the Pope, bishops of the Holy Synod, and a group of priests, and signed his name in the Cathedral’s registry of VIP visitors.
Minya University Theater will host an untraditional concert performed by the acclaimed Egyptian-German band Cairo Steps
The video also called on all Muslims to stick to Islam’s moderate teachings and not to follow extremists who “explain religion teachings as they desire and according to their own interests.”
The Egyptian cabinet has approved the licensing of 76 churches and 44 affiliated buildings per a 2016 law in a major wave of legalization of Christian venues.
Many Christians will celebrate in the upcoming few days the closing ceremony of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in churches across Egypt.
The church will organize work between the Christian churches through many activists such as spiritual, intellectual or mathematical meetings as well as meetings for women and youth.
The Evangelical Church in Heliopolis, Cairo performed a prayer for Muslims to bear fasting during the hot weather in Ramadan.
The matter of divorces amongst the Coptic community in Egypt has been one of the most troubling issues in the church since 2008; the year in which Pope Shenouda lll of Alexandria proclaimed that divorce must be on the grounds of adultery.
“The Wait” will screen at NVIC -Netherlands- Flemish Institute in Cairo on Sunday April 22.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi extended his Easter wishes to Coptic Orthodox Christians domestically and abroad.
The Ministry of Interior is preparing huge security elements for the Palm Sunday rituals, which will be held tomorrow, first of April, in all Egyptian churches, according to a press release.
Despite the lack of accurate figures, Christian women and elderly people are frequently seen outside polling stations. Still, a great number of Coptic youth preferred not to vote based on many considerations.