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Christian churches following the Western calendar are celebrating Holy Saturday on March 30 with a mass to be led by the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Pierbattista Pizzaballa at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Archbishop of Latin Church Catholics of the Archdiocese of Jerusalem, Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, said he was agonized by the suffering of thousands of people, as well as the huge number of victims that keeps rising daily.
In his book, Impressions of Egypt [Inṭibāʿāt ʿan Miṣr], French voyageur Étienne-Louis Malus observes the impact of French culture and schools established by French missionaries on Egyptian society at the beginning of the 19th century.  Even though these schools were established and run by monks and...
The Episcopal Church in Old Egypt began one of the activities for the “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity” under the title, “Youth Day,” in participation with the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, and Roman Catholic denominations.  At this event, the heads of the...
On April 21, millions of Christians around the world celebrate the glorious Easter feast, according to the Western calendar, as the Catholic Churches (the Vatican), Roman churches, Latins, Chaldean and Maronite celebrate the feast on Saturday night, 20th of this month.
Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs, participated on behalf of president ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī in the celebration for the 800th anniversary of the meeting of Saint Francis of Assisi with Sultan al-Kāmil al-Ayyūbī. The celebration was led...
The following lines summarise an interview with Metropolitan ‘Ādil Zakī of the Latin Church in Egypt. The interview touches on different issues related to the Muslim-Christian relations, interreligious dialogue and inter-denominational relations.
The author comments on a recent speech of Pope Benedict XVI that he gave at the UN General Assembly on human rights and the role that the international community should play to protect them.
This article is the second episode of the author’s series on the Catholic Church in Egypt.
Nājih Sam‘ān, the author, presents a brief study on the historical and geographical background of Catholicism in Egypt.


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