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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/14/2022 6:51:53 PM
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark's Diocese arrived in Austria on Thursday for a two-week visit, according to state news agency MENA.

World - Africa
6/21/2022 2:34:47 PM
Gunmen from a criminal gang have kidnapped 36 people after attacking several villages and two churches in northwest Nigeria, a local government official said Monday.

World - International
5/25/2022 1:43:21 PM
An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom at a Texas elementary school in a rampage that also left two adults dead, officials said, adding to a gruesome, yearslong series of mass killings at churches, schools and stores.

Egypt - Society
5/17/2022 5:30:44 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said in his meeting on Tuesday in Cairo with church heads participating in the General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) that citizenship and equal rights for all are constant values guiding the Egyptian state’s approach towards all citizens.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
2/5/2022 5:00:02 PM
Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II inaugurated on Saturday the Church of the Virgin and Saint Mary of Egypt in the new Ahalina 2 Residential Project in Cairo’s El-Salam City, the church announced.

Egypt - Society
1/12/2022 4:11:00 PM
Egypt’s official gazette published on Wednesday a cabinet decree to legalise the status of 50 unlicensed churches and 91 Christian service buildings that had been operating without a permit.

Egypt - Society
1/7/2022 7:58:00 PM
“This year we are delighted. Although attendance is still limited at churches, at least we are allowed to go,” said Marina Gamil, a Coptic Orthodox Christian, adding that churches are doing their best to maximise in-person attendance, including adding outdoor seating.

Egypt - Society
1/2/2022 5:46:00 PM
Like Orthodox churches around the world, Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas on 7 January, according to the Julian Calendar.

Life & Style - City Lights
12/30/2021 9:25:38 PM
In celebration of Christmas, the ambassador of Egypt in Belgrade Amr Aljowaily held an event titled ‘Cultural Heritage of Egypt: Journey of the Holy Family, Churches and Monasteries’, which featured photos, booklets, and documentaries on the architecture of Egyptian churches and encouraged Serbian tourists to visit them.

World - International
12/8/2021 5:13:30 PM
Poland will restrict numbers of people allowed in churches, restaurants and theaters from December 15 and plans to make Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for healthcare workers, teachers and the military from March 1, the government said on Tuesday.

World - International
12/4/2021 11:41:40 AM
Pope Francis is starting the second leg of a five-day visit to Cyprus and Greece aimed at bolstering recently mended ties between the Vatican and Greek Orthodox churches.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
11/7/2021 11:02:36 PM
A cabinet committee tasked with legalising the status of unlicensed churches in Egypt approved on Sunday the legalisation of 63 churches and Christian service buildings that had been operating without a permit, the cabinet announced in a statement.

Egypt - Courts & Law
10/29/2021 6:57:00 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ended on Monday a four-year state of emergency nationwide, which was declared after two terrorist attacks on churches in April 2017.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/27/2021 2:04:00 PM
The decision not to extend emergency legislation sends the message that Egypt is now stable and secure, and the government takes human rights seriously.

Egypt - Politics
7/25/2021 9:35:37 PM
This brings the total number of Christian places of worship and service buildings that have been granted legal status so far to 1,985

Egypt - Politics
7/3/2021 3:18:05 PM
The move comes on the heels of a religious edict allowing non-Muslims to buy sacrificial sukuk

World - International
6/27/2021 1:47:19 PM
St. Ann's Catholic Church on the Upper Similkameen Indian Band and the Chopaka Catholic Church on the Lower Similkameen Indian Band were set ablaze less than an hour apart in the early morning

Egypt - Politics
5/31/2021 4:20:41 PM
It was decided to hold masses in the upcoming period, till further notice, with 25 percent of churches’ capacities

Opinion -
5/27/2021 7:25:00 PM
Reflecting on ongoing US debates about Palestine

Egypt - Politics
4/22/2021 11:57:26 AM
Earlier this month, several Egyptian Coptic monasteries said they will ban visits in the upcoming period until Easter due to a spike in coronavirus infections

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