Egyptian Copts Coalition congratulated Muslims as well as families of the martyrs on Eid al-Adha, hoping it will bring peace and happiness to Egypt and the region.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, delivered his weekly sermon yesterday after it was canceled for nearly a month for his pastoral care visit to Europe and Canada.
Ibrahim Mahlab, Egyptian Prime Minister, has visited the Hanging Church to inspect the restoration work at the historical church.
Security forces in Assiut have arrested a gang specialized in kidnapping the Copts for ransom.
Catholic Cardinal Gérald Lacroix, Archbishop of Québec and Primate of Canada, received Pope Tawadros II, in his residence, and exchanged gifts with him.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, said that Egypt is ready to support the international coalition, led by the United States, to fight the organization of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, known as Daash.
Anba Pachomius, former acting Patriarch, spoke with ME SAT television yesterday from London in order to assure his congregation on his health condition.
Father Poulos Halim, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that representatives of the sister Orthodox Churches and the Catholic Church as well as the Mayor of Miran in Geneva have received Pope Tawadros II, who is currently visiting Switzerland.
During celebrating the holy mass today in St. Mary Church in Geneva, Switzerland, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, baptized two children.
Police in Alexandria have arrested 10 members of the Muslim Brotherhood who formed a terrorist cell to disturb public order by cutting the roads off and causing traffic jam.
Police have arrested Hani Mohammed Abdel Moez, 36, on charges of burning 108 shops in the Good Shepherd corridor in Shubra, Cairo.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, has visited Anba Pachomius, former acting patriarch in hospital after Pachomius had been moved to school for his illness.
Spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church mourned today the departure of three Coptic priests.
The dead priests are: Father Rewis Roshdy, priest of St. George Church in Abu Khelka viallage, Delga, Father Sharobim Hanna, priest of Arch Angel Michael Church, Minya, and Father Michael Ibrahim, priest of St. George Church, Heliopolis.
Cairo Criminal Court headed by Judge Mahmoud Kamel Rashedy postponed trial of the century to September 27.
Mamdouh Nakhla, head of Word Center for Human Rights, welcomed the decision of the Supreme Administrative Court of the State Council issued on Saturday to dissolve the Freedom and Justice Party, the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group.
Egypt's Attorney General ordered to reopen "the Saints Church bombings” investigations after he met with 15 human rights activist on Sunday to demand the reopen of the investigations after former Minister of Interiors, Major General Habib al-Adly, has changed his announcements during his trial yesterday to accuse two members of the Palestinian Army of Islam, after he had announced three years ago that the operation was carried out by one foreign element that entered Egypt through tunnels aiming to spread sedition between Muslims and Christians.
The Word Center for Human Rights filed a lawsuit before the Administrative Court against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President of Egypt, and the Libyan ambassador in Cairo on behalf of some of the Copts returning from Libya.
Ezzat Ibrahim, a human rights activist in Minya, said that about 2,000 people had gathered around Coptic homes in Ezbet Yacoub in order to attack them.
Abba Moussa, Bishop of Youth who is currently in America, said that he participated in 5 conferences in the central and eastern United States with bishop David and bishop Thomas who participated in some meetings of young people there.
Margaret Azer, former MP, said that Abba Bishoy, Bishop of Kafr al-Sheikh, has the right to take decisions in order to organize clothing during the prayers in the church.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See, called at his weekly sermon yesterday to dedicate the upcoming fasting of St. Mary for the suffering people in the Middle East.
Grace always has work that exceeds the humans’ perception.