from ONE

Healing Egypt’s Needy
by Liam Stack with photographs by Shawn Baldwin
(From ONE magazine January 2008)
A Catholic hospital in Cairo offers the less fortunate health care

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine November 2005)
The Coptic Orthodox Church

Fortifying the Faith of Egypt’s Youth
by Dale Gavlak
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1999)
The Coptic Orthodox Church offers a variety of programs to reach its challenged youth.

Egypt’s Miracle Worker
text by Dale Gavlak
photographs by Mohammed El-Dakhakhny
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1999)
A profile of Egidio Sampieri, a dynamic bishop building bridges between faith communities.

The Monasteries of Wadi el Natrun
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1996)
Centuries-old monasteries in Egypt offer a life of uninterrupted prayer.

The Christians of Egypt
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1995)
Egypt’s Christian population continues to flourish despite discrimination and emigration.

Egypt
(From ONE magazine September 2010)
Land of Alexandrian Christianity

Hope and Renewal in Suez
by Liam Stack with photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine November 2009)
Prospering, the Coptic Orthodox of Port Said are beating the odds

Oasis of Hope
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From CNEWA WORLD March – April 2004)
A religious center helps isolated Christians in Egypt strengthen their faith

Desert Fathers
text and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine May – June 2004)
Egyptian monastery shelters tradition and enlivens the Coptic faith

Spotlight: Coptic Women
text by Sarah Topol with photographs by Holly Pickett
(From ONE magazine September 2011)
Christian women in Egypt

Fighting Drug Use in Egypt
text and photos by Dale McGeehon
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1994)
A special drug treatment program in Cairo reaches out to Egypt’s drug addicted.

True to Themselves, Building on Their Faith
by Thomas Riley
(From Catholic Near East Spring 1989)
Coptic Catholics might be a minority anywhere, but they know themselves and fervently express their faith through their communities.

Ancient Roots Modern Church: The Orthodox Copts
by Elena Serocki
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1979)
The Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt strives to renew its bonds of faith with the churches of the East and West.

from News

Nashville’s Coptic Catholic Community
Catholic News Service (15 August 2011)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CNS) — The small community of Coptic Catholics in Nashville, consisting of about 40 families who have moved to the city from their native Egypt, threw open their arms wide to welcome Cardinal Antonios Naguib, patriarch of the worldwide Coptic Catholic Church.

New Coptic Catholic Leader: Church Must Cross Sectarian Lines
Catholic News Service (18 March 2013)
CAIRO (CNS) — Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrahim Isaac said rising social and economic troubles since the revolution are leading to the despair and emigration of the country’s Christians and Muslims alike, and that his church must work across sectarian lines to restore “lost confidence” in the predominantly Muslim North-African nation.

from Blog Content

The Death of a Pope
Shenouda III, pope of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St. Mark, died on Saturday, 17 March.

Celebrating a Life
A prayer service commemorated Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, Egypt, who died 17 March.

Picture of the Day: A Spirit of Prayer and Trustful Submission
At the Coptic Orthodox Mar Bishoi Church in Port Said, Egypt, a parishioner prays at the icon of the church patron. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: The Plight of Christian Women in Egypt
Miriam Ishak, a 25-year-old Coptic woman, says she experiences harassment and discrimination in her hometown of Samalut, Egypt, because she is Christian. (photo: Holly Pickett)

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Picture of the Day: The Future of Egypt's Copts
In this 2004 image, Bishop Tawadros speaks to children in his museum of Christianity in El-Karma Center, King Mariout, Alexandria. (photo: Sean Sprague)

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Picture of the Day: An Egyptian Oasis
In 2004, we looked at one of those, a center catering to the needs of isolated Christians in Egypt’s western desert.

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Picture of the Day: Family Ties
Young Christian mothers look after their children at a home in the village of Deir Azra, Egypt. (photo: Holly Pickett)

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Picture of the Day: Threads of Faith in Egypt
Women from the village of Manhari weave religious articles in a program supported by the local eparchy. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Prayers for Egypt
A man prays during the Sunday liturgy at the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in the Maadi suburb of Cairo on 25 August. (photo: CNS/Dana Smillie)

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Picture of the Day: All in the Family
Father Sherubine, his wife, Antoinette, and their children visit the Al Karma Center near Alexandria, Egypt. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Picture of the Day: Crying Out in One Voice
Cairo protesters gather outside St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral after a bomb attack on 11 December. (photo: David Degner)

Picture of the Day: A Moment of Joy in Jerusalem
CNEWA helps restore a chapel in Jerusalem