The Council of Churches of Egypt is a national church body, consisting of different churches. It works on the life of communion and cooperation between the member churches of all their denominations in Egypt, and strives towards their unity.
The Women’s Committee consists of 15 women, including 3 women from each family of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, Episcopal and Greek Orthodox churches. The election of Mrs. Mary Younan from the Catholic Church in the current period, and her work stopped during the last period due to the Corona virus.
The establishment of the Council of Churches of Egypt was announced on February 18, 2013 in the presence of heads and representatives of the Egyptian churches. The council includes the following five families and churches: the Coptic Orthodox Church and its current patriarch, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, the Evangelical community and its current head, Reverend Dr. Andre Zaki, the Catholic Church, and its current patriarch Anba Ibrahim. Isaac, the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria, its current Patriarch, His Holiness Pope Theodore II, the Episcopal Church, and its current head, Archbishop Dr. Sami Fawzy.