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Heritage - Heritage special
3/31/2024 1:45:05 PM
Today marks the first of five Sundays over March and April with great significance in the Coptic Orthodox Church.

World - Africa
6/21/2023 10:28:56 AM
An Orthodox Christian priest, Tesfa Kiros Meresfa begs door-to-door for food along with countless others recovering from a two-year war in northern Ethiopia that starved his people. To his dismay, urgently needed grain and oil have disappeared again for millions caught in a standoff between Ethiopia's government, the United States and United Nations over what U.S. officials say may be the biggest theft of food aid on record.

World - International
1/26/2023 11:52:48 AM
The southern Spanish city of Algeciras was reeling Thursday, a day after a machete-wielding assailant stormed into two churches killing a verger and badly injuring a priest.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/2/2023 1:49:09 PM
A recently recovered ancient Egyptian artefact known as the “Green Coffin” was returned on Monday from the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences in the United States after it had been smuggled illegally outside of Egypt.

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.

Egypt - Society
7/17/2022 5:21:25 PM
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese led the Sunday mass at Holy Virgin Of Zeitoun Coptic Orthodox Church in Vienna with the participation of a large number of priests and Copts in Austria.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/11/2022 2:57:58 PM
An Alexandria Criminal Court sentenced on Saturday a 60-year-old man to death for murdering Coptic Orthodox priest Arsanios Wadid last month in the Egyptian coastal city.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/18/2022 8:17:17 PM
An Alexandria criminal court issued on Wednesday a preliminary death sentence against a 60-year-old man convicted of murdering Coptic priest Arsanios Wadid last month.

Egypt - Society
4/22/2022 8:41:18 PM
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Sea of Saint Mark, led Good Friday mass at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo's Abbasiya district, attended by hundreds of worshipers and a host of bishops and priests.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/20/2022 11:09:45 AM
The Public Prosecution referred on Tuesday the man accused of murdering Coptic priest Arsanios Wadid last week to stand trial on charges of deliberate murder and possesion of a cold weapon, affirming that he was "fully cognizant" of his actions at the time of the incident.

Egypt - Society
4/14/2022 12:43:12 PM
In his weekly sermon on Wednesday, Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II mourned Coptic Priest Arsanios Wadid who was murdered in Alexandria last Friday, demanding authorities work on maintaining societal peace especially concerning “religion issues.”

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/12/2022 9:19:02 PM
Thousands of people on Saturday mourned the death of a Coptic priest who was murdered in Alexandria on Friday night.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/9/2022 12:39:28 PM
The Public Prosecution ordered the detention of the man accused of murdering Arsanios Wadid — the Coptic priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary and Mar Boulos in Alexandria — for four days pending investigations.

Egypt - Society
4/8/2022 5:24:33 PM
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church held on Friday a funeral for late Coptic Archpriest Arsanios Wadid who was stabbed to death in the city of Alexandria Thursday evening.

Egypt - Society
4/8/2022 1:11:22 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb offered his condolences on Thursday to Head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros and Christians over the murder of Arsanios Wadid, the Priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary and Mar Boulos in Alexandria.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/8/2022 1:02:08 AM
Egyptian security forces have arrested a 60-year-old man who reportedly stabbed a Coptic archpriest to death in the city of Alexandria on Thursday evening.

World - International
2/14/2022 3:53:42 PM
Four alleged accomplices in the murder of an 85-year-old French priest went on trial in Paris on Monday after years of investigation into one of several attacks to have rocked France in recent years.

Arts & Culture - Music
1/13/2022 5:25:24 PM
Renowned Egyptian bass baritone Ashraf Sewailam concluded the role of First Priest in Mozart's The Magic Flute staged at the famed Metropolitan Opera.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/17/2021 2:11:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly reports on the outcry surrounding videos that recently emerged of a former Egyptian priest denigrating Islam

World - International
11/4/2021 3:37:41 PM
Pope Francis appointed a woman Thursday to head up the governorate of the Vatican, as he forges ahead with a mission to achieve greater gender equality in the Church.

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