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With his recent visit to the occupied Palestinian territories, Bishop Rāfāʾīl, general bishop of the churches of central Cairo and head of the youth bishopric, sparked criticism of the Coptic Orthodox Church and accusations of normalization with Israel.
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.
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.
Dayr al- Sulṭān, which is located within the old city of Jerusalem, has sparked controversy recently after the continuous attempts of Ethiopian monks to control it, despite the right of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The conflict between the Coptic and Ethiopian Churches over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] that lies in the Old City of Jerusalem began in 1820 and was impacted by the situations in the two countries and involvement of other international groups, who used the issue as...
The Egyptian people and government’s solidarity with the Palestinians is much more pronounced and powerful than it was in previous Israeli assaults on Palestinians.
With the recent escalation of violence in Jerusalem, the Middle East Council of Churches issued a statement, saying that the violence is the inevitable result of the pressure and oppression Israel has exerted on Palestine for seven decades.
The Palestinian intifāḍa at Shaykh Jarrāḥ in Jerusalem coincides with a deep-seated problem facing Palestinian resistance organizations and questions the wisdom of agreements signed by Arab countries recently to normalize relations with Israel under the pretext of achieving peace between Arabs and...
A decades-old conflict between Egyptian and Ethiopian monks over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] in Jerusalem has flared up once again.
This text was presented to all members of the extraordinary church council meeting or synod of the Anglican Diocese of Egypt on October 24, 2020. The bishop provides some historical background to the Protestant Churches in Egypt Council, explains the Anglican legal structure and argues why the...


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