25 people allowed to enter church: Pope Tawadros II

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 06:39 GMT

As for marriage and baptism ceremonies, only six to seven people will attend to ensure that the virus will not spread among the attendees

Egypt’s Coptic church's instructions on coexisting with COVID-19

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 06:07 GMT

The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria issued Saturday a comprehensive memorandum aimed at coexisting with COVID-19

Re-opening churches in Cairo, Alexandria postponed by 2 weeks

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 02:30 GMT

The Standing Committee of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church decided to postpone re-opening churches in Cairo and Alexandria for two weeks or more due to high infection rates there.

Pope Tawadros: Marriage prayers allowed at churches, homes with 6 invitees only

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 11:08 GMT

The Coptic Church said in an official statement that the newlyweds will write a declaration that the attendees should not exceed six with one priest and one deacon.

A third Coptic priest infected with coronavirus in Egypt

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 12:43 GMT

The priest decided to isolate himself, although he hadn't experienced any symptoms; he tested positiveon April 28.

Pope Tawadros to lead Easter Mass Saturday

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 09:58 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Marks Diocese will lead the Easter Mass Saturday at the Church of the Transfiguration at the Monastery of Saint Pishoy in Wady el Natrun, northwest of Cairo.

Legal measures taken against priest over holding mass amid COVID-19 outbreak

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 05:05 GMT

Security officials took legal procedures against a priest who allowed a mass to be held in violation of the government’s decisions to ban gatherings as part of the coronavirus precautionary measures.

Egypt's cabinet: 64 churches, Coptic buildings legalized nationwide

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 01:13 GMT

The total number of legalized churches amounts to 1568.

Pope Tawadros II closes churches, suspends rituals for 14 days

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The decree is effective starting March 21.

Covid-19: Coptic Church closes events halls to avoid crowds

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 - 08:10 GMT

The decision, issued by Bishop Dimitrios on Wednesday, includes the closure of occasion venues as well as events and services halls.

Church participates in re-building mosque collapsed due to bad weather

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 11:06 GMT

When people started fund raising to rebuild mosque Al-Rahman ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan, the Coptic Orthodox Church announced its assistance to share building it.

No discrimination between Muslims, Christians under Sisi's leadership: Anba Bishoy Bigol

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 09:39 GMT

Anba Bigol said that the state is working on spreading the principle of citizenship and national unity.

No discrimination between Muslims, Christians under Sisi's leadership: Anba Bishoy Bigol

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 09:39 GMT

Anba Bigol said that the state is working on spreading the principle of citizenship and national unity.

Sisi greets Evangelical denomination on Xmass

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 11:36 GMT

Sisi delegated Presidential Secretary Mohamed Negm to visit the Coptic Evangelical Church to offer his Christmas greetings and attend Xmass celebrations.

Egyptian Coptic church in Kuwait to hold Christmas mass Monday

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 09:39 GMT

The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church in Kuwait will hold on Monday the Christmas mass.

Cabinet: 1,412 churches, Coptic buildings legalized nationwide so far

Sat, 04 Jan 2020 - 12:38 GMT

The cabinet said on Saturday that 1,412 churches and Coptic buildings have been legalized so far nationwide.

3rd Evangiical Church inaugurated in Minya

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 - 10:15 GMT

The third Evangalical Church in Minya was inaugurated after being totally re-built.

Pope Tawadros ll inaugurates new church in Vienna

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 - 01:59 GMT

It Is worth mentioning that Pope Tawadros met with the Egyptian Ambassador in Vienna Omar Amer as part of his current pastoral and therapeutic visit to Austria.

241 buildings demolished in Ain Al Sira, families relocated

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 01:00 GMT

There is a plan to turn the area into a tourist attraction.

Pope Tawadros leads prayers on installation of new head of Monastery of Virgin in Zewaila

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 11:59 GMT

The ceremony was attended, among others, by Bishop Thomas of El Kousseya, Bishop Daniel of Maadi and Secretary of the Holy Synod, Bishop Rafael of Central Cairo Churches Sector and Bishop Paul of St. Paula Monastery in the Red Sea.