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45. 35 monks abroad threatened with defrocking
Thu, 2010-09-02 09:19 —
Developments of Christianity in the Arab world
35 monks abroad threatened with defrocking
Date of source:
May 26, 2010
Hanī Labīb Ishāq
This article highlights the decision issued by Pope Shenouda which urges bishops and monks abroad to return to Egypt as soon as possible.
Article full text:
Pope Shenouda’s decision to call for the return of all abroad bishops and monks to Egypt as soon as possible urged some bishops to cut their visits short. On the other hand, there are still 35 monks in Europe and America who have not fulfilled their orders and sent medical reports which reveal that their medical situation does not allow them to return. Surprisingly, the Pope responded to them and urged them to come back and continue their treatment in Egypt. It is also reported that the Pope rejected the requests of some bishops who wanted to travel abroad for medical treatment.
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