Orthodox Church congratulates Sisi on new presidential term

Tue, 02 Apr 2024 - 08:39 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church, led by Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark extended congratulations to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the commencement of a new presidential term.

Greek community in Egypt donates EGP 200K to support Cairo's anti-coronavirus efforts

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 12:46 GMT

The donation was made in the name of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria and entire Africa, the ministry said in a statement Saturday.

Traditions cherished at feast of Virgin Mary

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 10:53 GMT

Many Christians will celebrate in the upcoming few days the closing ceremony of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in churches across Egypt.

Pope Tawadros visits Lebanon, then the Vatican

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Pope Tawadros to visit the Vatican in the coming weeks, to meet his holiness Pope Francis.

Resolving differences between Orthodox, Evangelical Egyptians

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 - 08:36 GMT

The church will organize work between the Christian churches through many activists such as spiritual, intellectual or mathematical meetings as well as meetings for women and youth.

Q&A: Understanding the issue of Coptic divorce in Egypt

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 01:03 GMT

The matter of divorces amongst the Coptic community in Egypt has been one of the most troubling issues in the church since 2008; the year in which Pope Shenouda lll of Alexandria proclaimed that divorce must be on the grounds of adultery.

Portuguese president meets with Pope Tawadros

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 10:47 GMT

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa met with Pope Tawadros II on Friday at St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasiya.

Sisi wishes Copts a happy Easter

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 03:27 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi extended his Easter wishes to Coptic Orthodox Christians domestically and abroad.

Mohammed bin Salman ‘cultured, visionary’: Pope Tawadros

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 06:32 GMT

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is “pleasant, open-minded, cultured and visionary,” Coptic Pope Tawadros II said in a Monday statement.

Lebanese mark mysterious Zambo festival in Tripoli

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 09:44 GMT

Lebanese mark mysterious Zambo festival in Tripoli

Orthodox Church unremittingly supports ‘Sinai 2018’ military action

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 - 03:16 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt announced its unremitting support for the comprehensive Military Operation of Sinai 2018.

Egyptian Churches affirm neutrality in presidential election

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 12:07 GMT

The Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant churches in Egypt affirm their neutrality in the upcoming presidential election.

Palestinians mark Orthodox Christmas amid boycott calls

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 - 06:37 GMT

Palestinians protesting church land sales to Israelis scuffled with Palestinian police in Bethlehem Saturday.

Watch live: Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas day

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 - 09:46 GMT

Egypt has three main Christian denominations: the Orthodox, the Catholic and the Protestant or Evangelical, each sect celebrates Christmas on a different date.

Israel rabbis lead prayers for rain at Western Wall

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 07:28 GMT

More than 2,000 Jews joined Israel's chief rabbis at Jerusalem's Western Wall on Thursday to pray for rain as the country faces a fourth straight dry winter.

Kiev's Orthodox calls on Russian Patriarch to end 'confrontation'

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 04:34 GMT

The head of the Kiev-based Ukrainian Orthodox Church has called on Russian Patriarch Kirill to end "confrontation" between the two institutions.

Orthodox church condemns Wahat terrorist attack

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 10:52 GMT

The Orthodox church, condemned a killing of policemen in a shootout in the desert of Wahat.

Orthodox Christians celebrate 'holy fire' in Jerusalem

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 - 06:40 GMT

Tens of thousands of Orthodox pilgrims gathered at Christianity's most holy site to mark Easter in Jerusalem