Throughout the ages, the Egyptian state has been a distinct model of national unity between the two weavers of the nation, Muslims and Copts.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with Pope Tawadros II over a video conference to wish Copts and all Egyptians a merry Christmas, which is celebrated by Orthodox Christians on Jan. 7.
Abdel Dayem said that Egypt remains a model of tolerance and coexistence and a unique example of the unity of the national fabric over the years.
Egypt Today has compiled statements by Al-Azhar Imam Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb in relation to Christians and their holidays as Christmas of Orthodox Christians, the sect of the majority of Christians in Egypt, approaches on Jan. 7.
The Cassation Court upheld on Thursday the death sentence given to a man who murdered a priest with a cleaver in 2017.
A video of children wearing orange overalls in a church in a recreation of of the 2015 slaughter of 21 Copts in Libya at the hands of ISIS has been strongly condemned by the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood.
Minister Zaki expressed heartfelt feelings over the occasion, wishing Egyptian Copts welfare and happiness.
The move was made during a meeting of the committee that was chaired by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli in the presence of the justice minister.
Egypt’s Pope Tawadros II visited the Élysée Palace and the French Senate on Friday as part of his first papal visit to France to meet with the Coptic community.
Tayyeb hailed Sunday the prevailing spirit of fraternity and peace among Egyptian Muslims and Copts.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese said he is due to receive on Sunday a number of state officials, priests and archbishops.
Orthodox Christians all over the world celebrate Holy Fire ceremony on Holy Saturday at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. It commemorates laying Jesus’ body in the tomb.
Macron and his wife on Tuesday laid a wreath at the memorial of Botroseya Church martyrs.
"The fate of the Christian communities in the Middle East and North Africa is a sensitive issue that must be dealt with objectively,"said Hafez Abu Se'da.
Pope Francis said he was pained today over an attack, claimed by Islamic State, on Coptic Christians in Egypt which left seven dead.
A specialized research team was formed to seize the gunmen, who targeted on Nov. 2 a bus carrying Copts returning from the Monastery of Saint Samuel.
Compensations estimated at LE 100,000 will be given to the families of the victims killed in the terror attack on Copts near the Monastery of Saint Samuel.
Global search engine “Google” placed a black ribbon on their home page, mourning the victims of an attack that targeted a bus carrying Copts Friday.
At least seven people were announced killed and seven others wounded after the bus was attacked near the monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor.
At least 7 people were killed and 7 others were injured, according to an anonymous security source, after an attack was carried out on a bus carrying Copts.