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Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/17/2022 8:46:53 PM
After two decades on the UNESCO World Heritage List in Danger, the Abu Mena restoration project should now lead to the site’s removal, writes Nevine El-Aref

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.

World - Region
5/16/2022 8:09:00 PM
The top Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land on Monday condemned the police beating of mourners carrying the casket of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, accusing the authorities of violating human rights and disrespecting the Catholic Church.

Egypt - Politics
5/7/2022 10:40:17 PM
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church mourned on Saturday the victims of the terrorist attack on a water lifting station in East Suez Canal area in Sinai.

World - Africa
5/7/2022 2:47:05 PM
Pope Francis, whose mobility has been limited of late by a nagging knee problem, is looking forward to visiting South Sudan in July, according to a joint message by the pontiff, the archbishop of Canterbury and a Scottish church official.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/4/2022 5:39:37 PM
The European Union plans to sanction the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in its next round of measures to punish Russia's invasion of Ukraine, EU diplomats said Wednesday, opening a new religious front in Europe's sanctions regime.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/4/2022 10:43:00 AM
His appeals for an Orthodox Easter truce in Ukraine went unheeded. His planned meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church was canceled. A proposed visit to Moscow? Nyet. Even his attempt to showcase Russian-Ukrainian friendship fell flat.

Egypt - Society
4/30/2022 11:30:31 PM
Pope Tawadros II, the pope of Alexandria and the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, has greeted Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr.

Egypt - Society
4/28/2022 6:26:48 PM
The head of the Evangelical community in Egypt Andrea Zaki visited on Thursday with Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb to greet him on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr, which is set to start on Monday.

Egypt - Politics
4/25/2022 5:17:34 PM
Pope Tawadros II, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, greeted President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and all citizens on Monday on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Sinai Liberation Day.

Egypt - Society
4/23/2022 11:48:04 PM
Pope Tawadros II, the pope of Alexandria and the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, led the Easter Sunday mass on Holy Saturday in St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasiya district in Cairo.

Egypt - Society
4/23/2022 11:40:53 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi sent a greeting message to Pope Tawadros II – head of the Coptic Orthodox Church – ahead of Easter Sunday, saying its coincidence with the holy month of Ramadan is a call for adherence to noble religious values.

World - Region
4/23/2022 4:57:58 PM
Christians celebrated their ``Holy Fire'' ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Saturday against a backdrop of rising tensions with Israel, which imposed new restrictions on attendance this year that it said were needed for safety.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/23/2022 3:29:16 PM
A single metal cross remains inside the church of shattered brick and blackened stone. Russian soldiers used the house of worship for storing ammunition, residents said, and Ukrainian forces shelled the building to make the Russians leave.

Egypt - Politics
4/22/2022 12:37:00 PM
Around the world, Orthodox Christian communities today mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, ahead of the resurection on Easter Sunday

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.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/18/2022 3:41:27 PM

Egypt - Society
4/17/2022 1:18:40 PM
Egypt’s Pope Tawadros II — head of the Coptic Orthodox Church — led the Palm Sunday mass in Alexandria earlier on Sunday at the Cathedral of St. Mark, the Coptic Orthodox Church announced.

Egypt - Society
4/16/2022 10:48:59 PM
Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb congratulated Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros II and the Christian people in Egypt on Easter Sunday, which Coptic Orthodox Christians celebrate this year on 24 April.

World - Africa
4/15/2022 5:36:36 PM
At least 35 people died and 71 were injured in Zimbabwe when a bus carrying churchgoers to an Easter gathering veered off the road and landed in a gorge, police said Friday.

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