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World - Africa
12/4/2022 10:05:00 PM
Flash flooding that followed heavy rains has killed at least 14 people taking part in religious rituals in Johannesburg, with others still missing, emergency services said Sunday.

Egypt - Society
11/19/2022 6:53:56 PM
Pope Tawadros II, the head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, will launch on Saturday the first website of the trail of the Holy Family in seven languages with virtual reality navigation technology.

Egypt - Society
11/18/2022 10:53:54 PM
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church held mass on Friday to celebrate 10 years of the enthronement of Pope Tawadros II on the throne of St. Mark the Apostle with the participation of 115 members of the Holy Synod.

Egypt - Society
11/14/2022 10:37:52 PM
A cabinet committee tasked with legalising the status of unlicensed Christian places of worship approved on Monday the legalisation of 125 churches and service buildings that had been operating without a permit, the cabinet said in a statement.

World - Region
11/6/2022 12:15:57 PM
Pope Francis said Sunday he was praying for "suffering peoples of the Middle East", at the end of a Bahrain visit promoting inter-faith dialogue in the Gulf state.

Heritage - Heritage special
10/21/2022 8:06:35 PM
Old tram tickets, images of old cinemas and theatres, origins of churches and palaces and other priceless stories from history of the district of Shubra in north Cairo are being documented and shared with the public, with a lot of passion and much love.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/29/2022 9:40:41 PM
Tarek Osman traces key ideas and figures that have formed modern Egyptian culture in the first of a series of articles.

World - International
9/25/2022 2:00:40 PM
Pope Francis traveled to southern Italy on Sunday to close out an Italian church congress that coincided with Italy's national election, and delivered a message that hit on key domestic campaign issues including immigration.

World - Africa
9/18/2022 2:47:22 PM
Five priests, a nun and two churchgoers were kidnapped by attackers who set fire to a church in western Cameroon, the Catholic Church said Sunday, the latest violence in an area hit by bloody conflict between anglophone separatists and the state.

Arts & Culture - Music
9/10/2022 2:32:57 PM
The Egyptian musicologist, scholar and composer Nahla Mattar released a video on YouTube of the Italian pianist Sara Moro performing her biographical A Day's Repeated Moments composition at the Church of Saint Francesco in Taranto.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/8/2022 10:57:51 PM
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church mourned Thursday evening the late Queen Elizabeth II of United Kingdom and the head of Church of England, after her death earlier in the day at the age of 96.

World - International
9/8/2022 9:08:33 PM
In seven decades on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II saw 15 British prime ministers come and go, from Winston Churchill to Margaret Thatcher to Boris Johnson to Liz Truss.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/4/2022 7:27:16 PM
Head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II said he hopes talks between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) go well, as he received a delegation from the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church on Sunday.

World - International
8/27/2022 7:20:57 PM
Pope Francis elevated 20 more churchmen to the rank of cardinal on Saturday, formally expanding those now eligible to vote for his successor in case he dies or resigns, the latter a step he has said he'd consider if the need arises.

Egypt - Society
8/21/2022 11:01:27 PM
Fires that broke out on Sunday in two monasteries in Upper Egypt’s Assiut and Minya were extinguished with no casualties, said the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Centre in statements.

Egypt - Courts & Law
8/18/2022 8:03:53 PM
The Egyptian Public Prosecution says that the fatal fire that broke out at Abu Sefein Church in Giza governorate's Imbaba on Sunday was caused by an electrical short, not foul play.

Egypt - Society
8/17/2022 10:23:12 PM
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and head of the Coptic Orthodox Church said that he tested negative for coronavirus on Wednesday as he has been in isolation for contacting the virus since the beginning of the week.

Egypt - Society
8/17/2022 4:58:30 PM
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church said Wednesday the investigation by the Public Prosecution into the fire at the Anba Bishoy Church in Upper Egypt's Minya governorate a day earlier revealed that the fire was caused by two children playing with candles inside the church.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/16/2022 11:20:13 PM
Forty-one people, including 15 children, died on Sunday when a Coptic church in Imbaba was engulfed in flames. Ahmed Morsy reports on the tragic blaze

Egypt - Society
8/16/2022 5:57:00 PM
A fire erupted Tuesday at a church in Upper Egypt's governorate of Minya due to an electrical short circuit, with no causalities reported, according to the Ministry of Interior.

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