Digitization of St. Catherine's Monastery Library protects 4000 rare ancient manuscripts

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Saint Catherine's Monastery, located at the foot of Mount Sinai, is recognized as the world's oldest continuously operating monastery.

Pope Tawadros II says Abrahamic Religion 'categorically unacceptable'

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 03:45 GMT

The idea of the Abrahamic Religion is “categorically unacceptable,” Pope Tawadros II told the Egyptian T.V. on Friday.

President Sisi wishes Egyptian Copts aboard Merry Christmas

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 10:55 GMT

In a cable of greetings posted by all Egyptian embassies on social media platforms, President also wished that Egypt would realize more progress and prosperity.

Expert: Setting date for Greatest Transfiguration celebration confirms values of interfaith convergence

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 12:59 GMT

Expert: Setting date for Greatest Transfiguration celebration confirms values of interfaith convergence

10 years of Egyptian Family House, an initiative that gathers top and grassroots followers of Islam and Christianity

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 01:42 GMT

It is impossible for all humans to agree on just one religion, that is why freedom of religion is “one of the most precious human rights,” Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb said at the tenth anniversary of the Egyptian Family House initiative.

Pope Tawadros II inaugurates Cathedral of St. Macarius in Wadi El-Natrun

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 12:14 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St. Mark, inaugurated the Cathedral of St. Macarius at his monastery in Wadi El-Natrun on Tuesday.

Month of June marks anniversary of Holy Family’s Flight into Egypt

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 11:07 GMT

June 1 marks the day in which Egypt embraced the Holy Family, where they found safety and security among its people for more than three years.

Pope Tawadros II leads Great Friday mass at Abbassiya Cathedral

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 10:44 GMT

A number of bishops, besides a limited number of people, had attended the prayer, amid restrictive precautionary measures against the coronavirus pandemic.

PM extends Easter greetings to Pope Tawadros II, Egyptian Copts

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 09:37 GMT

In a cable, the premier wished all Egyptian Copts a happy Easter, according to a statement from the cabinet on Friday.

Catholic Church extends suspension of masses, donates EGP 1 M to Tahya Misr Fund

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The monks will continue holding the mass with one of the servants in the absence of churchgoers, according to a statement issued by the church on Friday.

Egypt applies for 8th world heritage site with Natrun Valley

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 08:00 GMT

For the first time in 17 years, Egypt has applied the Natrun Valley monastery complex to the UNESCO World Heritage List in hopes it becomes the eighth site of the country's.

Documentation, recording of Jewish artifacts almost completed

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 04:11 GMT

works of recording and documenting the fragments of the Jewish temples almost completed.

Trial of monks charged with killing Bishop Epiphanius adjourned to Dec. 27

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 - 09:30 GMT

During the trial, Ash’eyaa pleaded not guilty, claiming that he was framed, al-Dostor newspaper reported.

1st trial of monks charged with killing Bishop Epiphanius Sept. 23

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 12:44 GMT

Bishop Epiphanius was found dead on July 29 inside the monastery and two monks, who were kept in detention pending investigation, confessed their crime.

Dragons and steamed buns at Taiwan's temple-like church

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 10:12 GMT

There are more than 1,000 churches across the island but the Holy Spirit Church is particularly unique.

Two monks charged with murdering Bishop Epiphanius

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 02:12 GMT

The expelled monk Ash’eyaa and Monk Faltaous al-Makary were charged with the “deliberate murder” of Bishop Epiphanius.

A letter to Pope Tawadros II on monastic reforms

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 10:10 GMT

The monks’ letter, which depended on a study conducted by St. Macarius Monastery, described the current monastic system in Egypt as "bitter".

Another monk arrested over the murder of Bishop Epiphanius

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 03:53 GMT

The 33-year-old monk confessed that he helped the expelled monk Ash’eyaa of the St. Macarius Monastery, who is currently detained for 15 days pending investigation, in killing the bishop.

Ideological struggles: Background to Bishop Epiphanius’s death

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 09:11 GMT

“A faithful monk, but not aware of the seriousness of the wrong theological expression,” Pope Shenouda described Father Matthew in his writings.

Orthodox Church denies depriving St. Macarius monks of monasticism

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 - 11:12 GMT

In case of criminal prosecution, monks are deprived of their priesthood, in accordance with the Church law.