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Pope Tawadros returns home after pastoral tour across Europe
Egypt

Pope Tawadros returns home after pastoral tour across Europe

Pope Tawadros II arrived back in Egypt Saturday evening after a two-week pastoral tour of the churches in Germany, Switzerland…
Fifteen dead as Sri Lanka forces raid Islamist hideout
World

Fifteen dead as Sri Lanka forces raid Islamist hideout

Fifteen people including six children have died during a Sri Lankan security forces operation in the aftermath of the Easter…
A look at attacks on houses of worship over last decade
Middle East

A look at attacks on houses of worship over last decade

Houses of worship around the world, a place of reflection and peace, have been targeted for attack by extremists. Here…
Egypt legalizes 156 churches, service buildings Tuesday
Egypt

Egypt legalizes 156 churches, service buildings Tuesday

The committee for the legalization of churches on Tuesday approved the legalization of 156 churches and affiliated service buildings, including…
Security measures raised at Minya churches for fast of Nineveh
Egypt

Security measures raised at Minya churches for fast of Nineveh

The Minya Security Directorate has imposed extraordinary security measures around churches, archbishoprics, and monasteries on Monday for three consecutive days…
Coptic Christians celebrate Epiphany feast amid tight security measures
Egypt

Coptic Christians celebrate Epiphany feast amid tight security measures

  Coptic Christians across Egypt celebrated the Epiphany feast on Saturday evening, amid tightened security measures as governors and executive…
Egypt approves legalization of 80 churches
Egypt

Egypt approves legalization of 80 churches

  The main committee for the legalization of churches in Egypt approved on Monday the legalization of 80 churches and…
Interior Ministry has New Year celebrations under control
Egypt

Interior Ministry has New Year celebrations under control

The security services of the Interior Ministry have continued to deploy in Cairo and the other governorates as part of…
Egypt exempts houses of worship from garbage collection fees
Environment

Egypt exempts houses of worship from garbage collection fees

  Egypt has exempted houses of worship from paying garbage collection fees, after the House of Representatives approved an amendment…
Egyptian church suspends one monk for a year and permanently expels another
Egypt

Egyptian church suspends one monk for a year and permanently expels another

  The Coptic Orthodox Church officially announced the suspension of monk Yoel al-Makary for one year following his criticism of…
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