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Cardinal Antonios Naguib (1935-2022).

Pope Francis mourns Egyptian cardinal whose life was marked by ‘faith and priestly zeal’

Mar 29, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Antonios Naguib died in Cairo at the age of 87. Read more

An anti-Christian slogan graffitied on a Coptic church in Egypt.

Christians' situation in Egypt improves, though many still consider them 'second-class citizens'

Jul 2, 2021

By CNA Staff

While the situation of Christians has improved in Egypt under its current president, many continue to regard the minority as... Read more

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peters Square for the general audience Sept. 21 2016.

Despite deadly attacks, Pope Francis will still go to Egypt

Apr 10, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican confirmed Monday that Pope Francis' trip to Egypt at the end of the month will go on as... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the grand imam Sheik Ahmed Muhammad Al Tayyib at the Vatican May 23, 2016.

Pope Francis to visit Egypt April 28-29

Mar 18, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

In what will be his first international trip of the year, Pope Francis will be traveling to Cairo, Egypt, April... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the bishops of the Coptic Catholic Church at the Vatican, Feb. 6, 2017.

What Egypt's Catholic bishops said to Pope Francis

Feb 14, 2017

By Andrea Gagliarducci

A special invitation to visit Egypt was delivered to Pope Francis by Coptic Catholic bishops during their ad limina visit... Read more

Divine Liturgy for the dedication of Our Lady of Peace, the first Coptic Catholic church on the Sinai peninsula, Feb. 15, 2015.

Coptic Catholics consecrate first church in Sinai, against backdrop of martyrdom

Feb 20, 2015

By Oliver Maksan

“The Church in Egypt has been strengthened by the murder of our brothers in Libya.” Such was the reaction of... Read more