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Bishop Angaelos [Anjilūs], the Pope’s secretary for the Coptic Orthodox dioceses of the USA, returned to Egypt this week and met Pope Tawāḍrūs II yesterday to discuss the demands of the priests and the congregation of t Northern Shubra, Cairo, which he supervised before he was appointed secretary...
Today, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and head of the Muslim Council for Elders, met with President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace in Rome, Italy. The meeting comes as part of al-Ṭayyib visit to Italy.
The ecumenical dialogue and the review of differences, that created the great schism in 451 in the Council of Chalcedon, constitute an essential point in the existing conflict inside the Coptic Orthodox Church between the hard-line and the reformist currents. The hard-line current that had been...
Pope Francis suggested that Easter be unified and celebrated on the second or third Sunday of April, a proposal that was accepted by the Coptic Orthodox Church which is to discuss it in committees established for theological dialogue. The Greek Orthodox Church on the other hand declined the...
he Catholic Church declared Popes John Paul II and John XXIII saints in a ceremony attended by Pope Francis today. 
Pope Francis I, Vatican, has decided to appoint Fr. Yunas Lahzī, as a personal secretary to him. This is the first time in history that a Coptic Catholic is appointed in this post. Fr. Yunas Lahzī has worked for three years in the Vatican Secretariat.
Christians around the world celebrated Easter at the same time. Pope Francis, Holy See, Vatican, has prayed for peace initiatives in Ukraine, Syria, Central African Republic, South Sudan and Venezuela.
Father Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, participated in the Synod on Young People at the Vatican, which was presided over by Pope Francis.  In his speech to the Synod, the Catholic Patriarch said “I bring you greetings from young Egyptians.  These youth are growing...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and Anba Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, responded to Pope Francis I of Vatican’s call for an ecumenical prayer for the Middle East in the Italian city of Bari.
Prominent Christians and organizations worldwide voiced their alarm as the city of Mosul was emptied of Christians for the first time in the history of Iraq. The Egyptian Orthodox Church condemned the forced displacement of Christians from Mosul, while Pope Francis expressed his feelings of shame...

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