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Egypt

First students graduate from St Frumentius’ Theological College in Gambella, Ethiopa

An Anglican theological college established in the Gambella region of Ethiopia is celebrating after the graduation of its first group of students.

15 August 2018

"We want a local bishop" say Ethiopian Anglicans

The Bishop of Egypt, Mouneer Anis, is consulting with clergy in the Horn of Africa as he considers the appointment of a new area bishop.

31 January 2018

Eleven killed as Egyptian Copts targeted in fresh terror attacks

Eight Christians and a Muslim policeman have been killed in an Islamist terror attack on a church in the southern Cairo district of Helwan.

02 January 2018

Anglican conference centre opens in the heart of Cairo

The Diocese of Egypt has opened its new All Saints’ Garden Conference Centre in Zamalek, an island in the middle of the River Nile.

29 November 2017

Church bells ring out in solidarity with Muslim victims of North Sinai mosque bomb

Church bells rang out across Egypt on Saturday in solidarity with Muslims following a terror attack on the al-Rawda mosque in North Sinai.

27 November 2017

Seminary Dean sought for Ethiopia, where church growth outpaces number of clergy

A new Dean is needed for St Frumentius’ Theological College in Gambella to train clergy for the growing number of Ethiopian Anglican churches.

20 October 2017

Coptic Pope opens new Anglican media centre

A new media centre for the Anglican Diocese of Egypt has been officially opened by Pope Tawadros II, leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

02 October 2017

Horn of Africa Bishop, Grant LeMarquand, to step down

The Bishop of the Horn of Africa, Grant LeMarquand, is to step down at the end of October because of the ill-health of his wife, Dr Wendy LeMarquand.

03 August 2017

Ordination of the first deaf Minister in the Diocese of Egypt

Archbishop Mouneer Anis has, for the first time, ordained a deaf person as a deacon. The Revd Clement Alfons was ordained at All Saints Cathedral in Zamalek. Many from the deaf community in Egypt came to witness the occasion.

03 May 2017

Anglicans join global wave of solidarity after Palm Sunday Coptic bombings

Anglican leaders have added their voices to the global wave of solidarity that followed the deadly Palm Sunday attacks on Coptic churches.

11 April 2017