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Pope Tawāḍrūs began his official visit to Alexandria on Saturday, marking the start of a visit that will last for two days. At the Cathedral of St. Mark, he attended a graduation ceremony of 120 fathers and servants. The graduates have been trained in dealing with the phenomenon of domestic...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, said that it is unfortunate to see the Holy City of al-Quds (Jerusalem), which is called “The City of Peace”, to be a scene of bloody conflicts for decades, pointing out that bringing peace to Jerusalem is an irreplaceable...
Around 300 Christians performed “Thursday Worship” at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria on the fourth day of carrying out the decision to gradually reopen churches.  Churches have been closed since March 21st, when Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī issued the decision to close churches...
The so-called Islamic State, which had previously claimed responsibility for the bombings of the Church of St George in Ṭanṭa, and the Church of St. Mark in Alexandria, announced that they were specifically carried out by two of its followers, Abū al-Barāʿ al-Miṣrī, and Abū Isḥāq al-Miṣrī.
The Church of St. Mark in the Alexandria Massalat al-‘Attarīn district, and one of the oldest churches of Egypt,  has been the target of a terrorist attack today. The Church has two entrances, the first on Kanīsat al-Aqbāt St., and the second on al-Nabī Danyāl St., near to al-Raml tram station and...
The Ministry of Health and Population announced on Sunday that 16 citizens were killed, and 41 injured so far in the bombing that happened inside the Church of St. Mark, located in the al-’Atarīn area of Alexandria.
  Egypt is facing a confrontation against terrorist groups concentrated in northern Sinai targeting military installations and buildings and extending their activity recently to the capital.
The Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, shaykh Nahyān bin Mubārak, offered condolences to the pastors of the cathedral of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Abu Dhabi, Bishop Fakhrī, and the Patriarch Ibrām Fārūq and to all Egyptians for the victims of the terrorist bombings that targeted St...
  A statement [released] on Sunday stated that the Egyptian Attorney General referred 48 defendants to the military judiciary for blowing up three churches in Cairo, Alexandria, and Ṭanṭa.
Pope Francis is expected to arrive in Egypt tomorrow, April 28 and remain here for a visit of only 27 hours. He will thus have an unbelievably heavy schedule which will consist of several meetings, notably  with President al-Sisi, Pope Tawadros II, Catholic leaders and of course, ordinary people....

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