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Not a year passes without the Coptic Church announcing that a fire has broken out in one of its churches due to a short circuit, followed by the expression: “without loss of life”. These repeated fires, although limited, have seldom drawn anyone’s attention to the lack of emergency systems in...
The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, has directed the General Administration for the Special Accounts of al-Azhar to coordinate quickly with family groups to pay urgent subsidies to the families of those who died in the fire at Abū Sīfīn Church in Imbāba, Giza.
This year we celebrate the bicentenary of Champollion decoding the Rosetta Stone. The key to his success was the Coptic language, the final descendant of the Ancient Egyptian language.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II headed the consecration of the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Resurrection and the Virgin Mary, also known as the Church of the Holy Association in the Daher [al-Ẓāhir] neighborhood of Cairo, after the church’s recent renovations.
The Sohag [Sūhāj] Family Court has ruled that the husband’s conversion to Islam is not sufficient cause to grant his Christian wife a divorce, refusing to apply the official statute of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Last November, an Egyptian court sentenced lawyer and intellectual Aḥmad ʿAbduh Māhir to five years in prison for “contempt of religion” because of his book The Nation’s Misguidance in the Jurisprudence of the Imams, which criticized religious heritage.  The court concluded that the book violated...
In his video, the Azhari shaykh Mabrūk ʿAṭiya mocked Christ saying he is not a ‘sayyid’ (venerated leader) as people refer to him. The video was a response to journalist and TV host Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā dating back to 2016 but was re-posted recently about the values in Jesus Christ’s ‘Sermon on the Mount.’
“I have an Islamic library rarely had by even a Muslim shaykh to the point that I buy modern books of tafsīr (exegesis), including those of al-Shaʿrāwī.” Pope Shinūda III, 117th Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, was famous for this response when asked a Muslim him about the claims of the...
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.
Fr. Yūwāqīm, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Isna and Armant, has taken a pastoral visit to the Holy Land. He was accompanied on his journey to Jerusalem by several fathers and priests.


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