Coptic Orthodox Church

Pope Tawadros performs funeral prayers for 3 Egyptian monks killed in South Africa monastery

Wed, 20 Mar 2024 - 12:10 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark performed funeral prayers for the three Egyptian monks who tragically lost their lives in a monastery in South Africa.

Egypt follows up on probe into killing of three Egyptian monks at South Africa monastery

Wed, 13 Mar 2024 - 11:26 GMT

Egypt is monitoring the progress of investigations into the mysterious killing of three Egyptian monks inside a monastery east of Pretoria, the South African capital.

Orthodox Church says 3 monks killed in St. Mark monastery in armed attack in South Africa

Tue, 12 Mar 2024 - 08:02 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church announced, Tuesday that three monks were criminally attacked in the Coptic monastery of St. Mark and St. Bishop Samuel in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Egypt's Orthodox Church starts Great Lent, Monday, for 55 days

Mon, 11 Mar 2024 - 08:28 GMT

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church begins Great Lent, Monday, March 11, for a period of 55 days.

Pope Tawadros: Egypt addressing Palestinian crisis with wisdom; Joint religious committee will call for peace

Sun, 07 Jan 2024 - 11:12 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, the Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said Egypt is utilizing its historical weight and pioneering regional position to deal with the Palestinian cause with wisdom and precision.

Coptic Church commemorates anniversary of Holy Family’s entry to Egypt

Mon, 22 May 2023 - 02:27 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church will celebrate the anniversary of the Holy Family’s entry into the land of Egypt on June 1st, which coincides with the anniversary of the Holy Family’s flight from Bethlehem in Palestine to Sinai, in Egypt.

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church to celebrate Easter, April 15

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 02:56 GMT

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church will celebrate Easter on April 15, which comes after the Holy Week at the end of the 55-day period of Lent.

Orthodox church to hold Christmas mass at New Administrative Capital Cathedral

Tue, 27 Dec 2022 - 10:32 GMT

Spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church Moussa Ibrahim announced Tuesday the procedures and preparations for holding the Christmas mass at the New Administrative Capital (NAC)'s Cathedral of the Birth of the Christ.

Egypt’s Orthodox Church signs cooperation protocol to protect environment, achieve sustainable development

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 08:48 GMT

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church signed a cooperation protocol with the Ministry of Environment, and released a document expressing its stance towards environmental protection.

Egypt’s Ministry of Environment, Coptic Orthodox Church sign protocol combating climate change impacts

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 05:18 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church also released, on Monday, a document expressing its position towards environmental protection, according to two statements by the church and the Ministry.

‘Peacemakers Committee’ discuss citizenship, equality and justice during meeting at St. Mark's Cathedral

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 06:02 GMT

he Peacemakers Committee of the Coptic Orthodox Church organized symposium under the title " Citizenship " at St. Mark's Cathedral in Abbasiya in Cairo, Tuesday.

Head of Evangelical Community lauds Sisi's meeting with leaders of Arab churches

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 09:54 GMT

President of the Evangelical Community in Egypt Andrea Zaki hailed President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's meeting with heads and leaders of Arab churches participating in the General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches in its 12th session, held for the first time in Egypt.

Pope Tawadros leads Easter Mass at Abbassiya Cathedral

Sat, 01 May 2021 - 08:23 GMT

The pope will not receive any guests in light of the preventive measures taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the spokesman of the Coptic Church Moussa Ibrahim said.

Egypt’s Churches re-open after 4-month closure due to COVID-19 measures

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 12:22 GMT

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church re-opened its doors, Monday morning after four-month closure due to Coronavirus precautionary measures.

Coptic Orthodox Church refutes news about cutting ties with Russian Church

Sat, 28 Dec 2019 - 02:37 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church dismissed news circulated on social media claiming that the Russian Orthodox Church has severed ties with it.

Pope Tawadros II announces forming eparchy in South Africa

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 01:06 GMT

During his sermon on Sunday, Pope Tawadros said that Bishop Antonius Marcus has been ordained an archbishop in South Africa.

Pope Tawadros: Egypt heart of world, beacon of safety, security

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 - 10:45 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese said Egypt is the heart of the world and will always be a beacon of safety and security for all humanity.

Egyptian amb., Patron of Coptic Orthodox Church in Kuwait receive Xmas greetings

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 09:20 GMT

Patron of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Kuwait Anba Bishoy Bigol and Egyptian ambassador to Kuwait Tareq el-Qoni received on Monday Christmas greeters at the church's headquarters in Hawalli governorate.

Jerusalem's monastery ownership national issue of Egypt: Coptic Pope

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 - 01:11 GMT

Pope Tawadros II said that the Egyptian leadership is concerned with restoring the ownership of Jerusalem's Deir al-Sultan Monastery to the Coptic Orthodox Church.

Coptic young expatriates gather up in Egypt, meet with Sisi

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 05:52 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Wednesday confirmed that Egypt is proud of its Coptic sons and their stories of success inside and outside the country