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Dr. Māyā Mūrsī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), participated in the opening of the 40th session of the Arab Women Committee. The session, entitled “The Social Affairs Sector – Women, Family, and Children”, was headed by the Republic of Djibouti and organized by the Arab League....
The monastery of St. Mary al-Suriyān in Wādī al-Naṭrūn, headed by bishop Mātaʾūs, apologized for not receiving any visitors due to the increasing number of Corona virus infections.
Several dioceses of St Mark in Upper Egypt governorates have announced the organisation of Coptic festivals [mawlid] during the current and upcoming period, despite the severe outbreak of the new virus variant, which has claimed the lives of a number of bishops, priests and monks, and infected...
With the increase in priest and monk deaths, including the head of the St. Pachomius [Bākhūm] Monastery in Luxor, various Coptic denominations have been working hard to get their members vaccinated.  
Coptic Orthodox Church Spokesman Fr. Mūsā Ibrāhīm denied rumors circulating on social media that a Coptic Orthodox priest had died from “black fungus” in Egypt, stressing that no priests or monks as of recent have died from the disease.
Dr. Muḥammad al-Nādī, a member of the Scientific Committee to Combat the Coronavirus, said that white fungus is an old disease linked to low immunity, noting that the media plays a role in scaring people.
For the first time, the Ministry of Interior has launched a campaign to vaccinate prisoners against COVID-19 as ordered by Minister of Interior Major General Maḥmūd Tawfīq.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has seen a large outbreak of the Coronavirus among parishioners and priests recently.
Dr. Usāma ʿAbd al-Ḥayy, secretary general for the Egyptian Medical Syndicate, said that the fact that 500 doctors have now died from the Coronavirus is tragic, stressing that this number cannot be overlooked but was unfortunately expected.
Father Ibrām Imīl, papal deputy in Alexandria, said that Pope Tawāḍrūs II has concluded his visit to Alexandria following Palm Sunday mass at the Virgin Mary Cathedral in Bashāʾir al-Khayr 3 in the al-Qabārī district in the western part of the Alexandria governorate.


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