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Coptic emigration has gone through numerous stages for different reasons. “Coptic diaspora” (aqbāṭ al-mahjar) mainly refers to Coptic immigration to European countries, the US, and Australia. Waves of migration to these countries began in the early 1960s, and it was a common for Egyptian citizens...
"The First Maronite Church in Egypt," a book written by Fr. George Shīḥān—Archbishop of the Maronite Diosece of Cairo for Egypt and Sudan, and the Supreme President of Maronite institutions in Egypt. The book was published by The Lebanese Maronite Centre for Culture and Media in Cairo, in...
On June 17, the Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating the anniversary of musicologist Dr. Rāghib Muftāḥ’s passing. 
Talk show host Tāmir Amīn has gotten in trouble on social media and in public opinion after alleging that people from Upper Egypt [al-Ṣaʿīd] and other rural parts of Egypt have children just to put them to work.
Tomorrow marks the eighth anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC), which was established on February 18, 2013, by the heads and members of the Egyptian churches.  The idea for the council came after Egyptian churches participated in meetings held by the Middle Eastern...
The Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating the anniversary of the death of St. Samuel the Confessor [[Ṣamūʾīl al-Muʿtarif] on Kiyahk 8 of the Coptic calendar or December 17 of the Gregorian calendar.  The word “confessor” refers to a saint that was tortured because of his/her Christian faith but did...
The following article recounts the important milestones of Pope Tawāḍrūs II’s life, specifically on today, November 4th, his birthday.
August 29 marks the anniversary of the death of Palestinian cartoonist Nājī al-ʿAlī, who is considered one of the most important Palestinian artists able to express the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in art.
Several churches affiliated with the Egyptian Orthodox Church in the diaspora have decided to start holding masses again, on the condition that strict rules are put in place to reign in the spread of the coronavirus.
The Tourism and Aviation Committee of the House of Representatives commended Prime Minister Dr. Muṣṭafā Madbūlī’s inspection of the first phase of development on the entrance to the Saint Catherine Monastery and the surrounding area. The project has been implemented at a cost of £40 million EGP....

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