Uber Offers to Help as Zamalek’s Security Increased Prior to Pope’s Visit

Uber Offers to Help as Zamalek’s Security Increased Prior to Pope’s Visit

  The whole country is on edge due Pope Francis’s visit to Egypt that’s just a few days away. The security in Zamalek has been step up in the areas surrounding the Vatican residence in Egypt. Parking has been banned in major streets and shop owners are asked to close their stores during the visit […]

Man Charged with the Bombings of Egyptian Churches Turns Himself In

Man Charged with the Bombings of Egyptian Churches Turns Himself In

It has been more than a week since tragedy struck on Palm Sunday -9th of April-, when two churches were bombed in Egypt’s Alexandria governorate, and Tanta city of Egypt’s Gharbia governorate.     This Wednesday morning -dating April 19th, 2017- a man by the name of Mahmoud Mohammed Aly Hussein was escorted by authorities […]

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

  A few days have passed since the horrific church bombings that took place in Egypt’s Tanta governorate and Alexandria governorate. Accordingly, it is now time for a sober reflection on the question of fighting terrorists. This question is one that Egypt has been asked and forced to answer.   Firstly, there seems to be […]

People Need to Stop Claiming Facebook Page ‘Underground’ Is Responsible for Church Bombings

People Need to Stop Claiming Facebook Page ‘Underground’ Is Responsible for Church Bombings

There’s a page called “تحت الارض – Underground” that has been causing a huge controversy over social media, and people are legitimately scared. For those who don’t know, the page is a supposed satanic page that has been going viral for almost a month, and somehow, the page got connected with the recent attacks.   […]

Father Boules George Sends Incredibly Humane Message to Terrorists

Father Boules George Sends Incredibly Humane Message to Terrorists

Just when Egypt started to feel like a safe place for citizens and tourists again, tragedy struck on Palm Sunday. A hideous act of terrorism in Tanta and Alexandria left 44 Egyptians dead, more than a 100 injured and families mourning.   You’d think that Christians would be scared to get near any of the churches; fearing […]

Remembering the Victims of Tanta and Alexandria Bombings

Remembering the Victims of Tanta and Alexandria Bombings

Today, Egypt witnessed two inhumane terrorist attacks in two different churches; Church of Saint George in Tanta and Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria. The attacks targeted the churches during the Palm Sunday celebrations and killed a huge number of citizens and police officers.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families and loves […]

Explosion at Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria Kills at Least 6 People

Explosion at Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria Kills at Least 6 People

According to ON Live, another bomb explosion took place at the Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria.   #عاجل | اللقطات الأولى للتفجير الذى حدث أمام #الكنيسة_المرقسية بـ #الأسكندرية#كنيسة_مارجرجس #طنطا #ONLIVE pic.twitter.com/IJWg97pZ10 — ONlive (@ONliveEgypt) April 9, 2017   The secretary of Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria has announced that the Pope was unharmed, […]

#United_On_PalmSunday: Tragedy Strikes Tanta

#United_On_PalmSunday: Tragedy Strikes Tanta

  We all know what Easter Sunday is, but what about Palm Sunday? Before Christians celebrate Easter, they remember the fact that Jesus was crucified, died and was buried.   Palm Sunday marks the day Jesus arrived in Jerusalem on a donkey, just a few days before he was betrayed by his friend Judas Iscariot and was […]

Attacked Abbasiya Church to Be Renovated Before Coptic Christmas

Attacked Abbasiya Church to Be Renovated Before Coptic Christmas

  The horrifying attack on the church that left dozens dead and injured 49 others did not manage to completely ruin Coptic Christmas. According to Kamel Al-Wazeery, head of the Egyptian Armed Forces Engineering Authority, the St. Paul and St. Peter Church will be renovated before 7 January.     The devastating blast took place […]

Egyptian House of Representatives Approves Church Building Law

Egyptian House of Representatives Approves Church Building Law

   After a strong wave of arguments in and out of the House of Representatives, the Church Building law was finally passed but – still – with some concerns about specific parts of the articles issued.   “The law is a massive jump after 160 years of legislation governing church building and renovation,” Father Rafik Greish, a […]