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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

July 19 marks discovery of Egypt’s Rosetta Stone 222 years ago

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 01:14 GMT

The Rosetta Stone was discovered by the French expedition in 1799 AD. It was discovered by a French officer named Bouchard on July 19, 1799.

Lighting system of the jewel of Islamic architecture on Al-Muizz Street upgraded

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 12:36 GMT

Within the framework of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ plan to develop and archaeological areas and sites, the work of lighting the external facades of the al-Mansour Saif al-Din Qalawun began on al-Muizz Street.

The Coptic senator who became the Egyptian Senate's first female undersecretary

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 11:53 GMT

A Coptic woman from Ismailia was elected by the people to be a member in the Egyptian Senate, and was elected again inside the council to be its undersecretary.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities completed restoration of 3 monasteries in Qena

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 05:17 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities completed the restoration of three monasteries in the city of Naqada, Qena Governorate. The council will officially launch them on Aug. 19.

Pope Tawadros chairs Palm Sunday Mass at Saint Pishoy Monastery

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 09:26 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark led the Palm Sunday Mass at the Monastery of Saint Pishoy in Wadi El Natrun in Beheira.

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.

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.

Egyptian Coptic Festival celebrates Egypt's culture in Canada

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 08:45 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Canada Ahmed Abu Zied hailed the Egyptian Coptic Festival that takes place in the Canadian city of Mississauga.

Church celebrates anniversary of St. Mark’s Cathedral establishment

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 03:01 GMT

The Coptic Church celebrates on June 25 the 51st anniversary of the Cathedral of St. Mark in Abbassia which was inaugurated on June 25, 1968.

Catholic Church: We pray for Egypt, Sisi to continue development process nationwide

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 - 10:17 GMT

Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria Ibrahim Isaac said on Friday that the Copts pray for Egypt and its leaders President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Pope Tawadros II inaugurates Dusseldorf Coptic church

Sun, 12 May 2019 - 10:37 GMT

In that occasion, the Pope led a mass in the church.

Synod of Coptic Church denies rumors of sacking Pope Tawadros II

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 06:42 GMT

“The rumors of sacking Pope Tawadros are groundless and blaspheme the Synod,” said the Committee of the Parish Affairs at the Holy Synod.

Egypt's embassy in Burundi celebrates establishment of 1st Orthodox church

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 09:47 GMT

Ambassador Abeer Bassiouni hailed the vital role played by the Egyptian Church; the oldest in history, in various countries worldwide.

Macron tackles education, diversity in Coptic Cathedral

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 11:15 GMT

The French president took photos with the Pope, bishops of the Holy Synod, and a group of priests, and signed his name in the Cathedral’s registry of VIP visitors.

Security cracks down on terrorists plotting to target Coptic celebrations

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 09:49 GMT

The security forces, using the tips they received, monitored the situation in the area of Al-Moneeb in Giza.

100 new books will be published at Cairo International Book Fair

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 - 09:30 GMT

Haitham al-Haj, head of the General Egyptian Book Organization, declared that the 100 new books will be published, to be introduced under the organization’s name in Cairo International Book Fair.

Egypt known for pluralism, diversity: Anba Adly

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 11:53 GMT

Egypt is a country known for its pluralism, diversity and acceptance of the other, said Bishop Adly during an international seminar organized by Al Azhar.

Sisi: Egypt is proud of its Coptic children, their success stories

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 01:05 GMT

Sisi on Wednesday confirmed that Egypt is proud of its Coptic sons and their stories of success inside and outside the country.

El-Gouna Festival releases official poster

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 02:02 GMT

The mission of El-Gouna Film Festival is to showcase a diverse selection of films for the passionate and knowledgeable audience.

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