Catholic Church

In pics: Pope Tawadros II leads preparation of holy chrism oil ritual

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 01:21 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark led, Wednesday the ritual preparation of the holy chrism oil for the 40th time in the history of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Monastery of Saint Bishoy n Wadi El Natrun, Beheira Governorate.

Egypt’s Sisi decrees formation of Boards of Directors of Endowment bodies for Catholic Church, Evangelical Community

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 09:46 GMT

In August 2020, the House of Parliament passed a government-drafted bill of establishing endowment bodies for churches, with the aim to achieve equality among the Egyptian Christian groups.

Egypt’s Catholic Synod extends suspension of masses nationwide

Sun, 10 May 2020 - 03:49 GMT

Masses at the churches will be performed by the church pastor and only two or three deacons with the absence of the churchgoers.

Egypt condemns terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

Sun, 12 May 2019 - 09:08 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned in a statement the terrorist attack against a Catholic church in Burkina Faso.

Sandri lays foundation stone of Coptic Catholic Cathedral in Assuit

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 11:50 GMT

A special envoy of Pope Francis, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, met with several officials and priests in the Monastery of Drenka.

Pope to meet U.S. Church leaders after archbishop's accusations - Vatican

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Pope Francis will meet on Thursday with U.S. Catholic Church leaders who want to discuss the fallout from a scandal involving a former American cardinal.

Polish Catholic leader threatens to suspend anti-migrant priests

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 02:20 GMT

The honorary leader of Poland's Catholic Church on Wednesday said he would suspend any priest who takes part in anti-migrant demonstrations.

Pope candidly admits Church "arrived late" in confronting abuse

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 04:30 GMT

Pope Francis, in some of his most candid and personal comments on the sexual abuse of children by priests, said on Thursday.

Documentary highlights Pope Francis's love of art

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 - 09:24 GMT

A new documentary explores Pope Francis's relationship with art, and how it has helped shaped him into the spirtual leader he now is.

Vatican amb. in Cairo arrives in Aswan

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 05:51 GMT

Vatican Ambassador to Egypt Bruno Musarò arrived here Sunday where he carries out a tourist tour.

Pope Francis sends open letter to Pope Tawadros II

Wed, 10 May 2017 - 07:03 GMT

Pope Francis sends open letter to Pope Tawadros II to thank Tawadros for his hospitality.

Pope Francis to lead holy mass in Air Defense Stadium during his visit to Egypt

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 - 08:56 GMT

Pope Francis, the Pope of Roman Catholic Church, will lead the holy mass in the Air Defense Stadium instead of Cairo Stadium as previously scheduled