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ʿĀzir Mikhāʾīl Yūsuf ʿAṭā, nephew of Pope Cyril [Kīrillus] VI, has shared a rare collection of photos of the placing of the foundation stone of the Greater Cathedral of the Coptic Orthodox in Abbassia, Cairo.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, announced that the efforts made by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, President of the Republic of Egypt, represent his unprecedented achievements in achieving sustainable development, creating new urban societies and achieving a “dignified life” [Ḥayāh Karīma] for citizens. He...
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the inauguration of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Mount Asyūṭ (known as the Monastery of Durunka). The opening ceremony of the monastery’s archaeological cave after its restoration witness the presence of Bishop Yūʾanis, bishop of Asyut along with a number of...
50 years have passed since the founding of the "Church of Martyr Mark the Apostle and Pope Peter, Seal of the Martyrs of Alexandria", commonly known as the "Church of the Two Saints". On June 12, 2021, Pope Tawāḍrūs consecrated the church, which was the site of a terrorist bombing in 2011 that...
Seven years have passed since the rule of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī. These years have witnessed many achievements and successes, the most prominent of which is strengthening the Copts' relationship with the state and gaining the respect and love of the Coptic people, particularly of His...
The ministerial committee concerned with licensing and legalizing the status of churches and Christian places of worship is still searching through the old papers of thousands of buildings. The total number of churches whose status was legalized increased to 1,882 churches and service buildings.
The Egyptian state is a unique example of co-existence between religions and national unity.  It has strived to ingrain and promote tolerance, peace, and equality regardless of religion or creed.  In light of these efforts, the media center for the Egyptian Cabinet has published a report that...
The Egyptian Cabinet's committee charged with looking into the status of unlicensed churches to grant them legality has approved on 2 April 2020 the legalization of a new batch of houses of worship.
Since President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī took office in Egypt, he has taken care to achieve the principle of citizenship and defeat any effort to divide citizens not through scripted phrases but through serious work and emphasizing the unity of the Egyptian people.  
The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...

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