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Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St Mark the Apostle, cast his ballot in  al-Waylῑ polling station.
The nominations committee under Bishop Pachomius, the acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, is meeting the 10 monks vying over the papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March.
The papal nominations committee under Bishop Pachomius starts meetings today (October 5) at the Anba Bīshūy Monastery in Wādī al-Natrūn, where the body of Pope Shenouda III was laid to rest.
Egyptian churches declared on Thursday (December 13) that they would participate in the Constitutional referendum scheduled for Saturday (December 15). In a statement from the papal headquarters, the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II declared, that every citizen has the freedom to vote.
A campaign to introduce the five candidates vying over the chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, started through 45-minute TV interviews with each of them, relayed over the three Christian channels – Mar Markous, Aghapy TV and CTV.
The Coptic Orthodox Church on Wednesday held a mass and prayed for Egypt to end such a critical transitional period and to obtain stability.  
Thousands of Christians and Muslims attended the ceremony to enthrone Bishop Tawāḍrus II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shinūdā III, who passed away in March.
All eyes are set today (November 18) on the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīya to follow up the church’s celebrations of the enthronement of Bishop Tawāḍrūs II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shinūdā III, who passed away in March, to be...
No one expected the five names announced by Bishop Pachomius and no observer anticipated that candidates in the weight of Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Holy Synod, know for being an iron man, Bishop Yu’annis, the Secretary of Pope Shenouda III, or Bishop Baphnotius, known as the revolutionary...
Coptic Orthodox Christians started on Wednesday (October 31) a three-day fasting, to end in the morning of Saturday (November 3), for the new pope as an altar lot will name the 118th patriarch of the chair of Saint Mark on Sunday (November 4). 
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod is meeting on Wednesday (October 3) at the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah under acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius to elect a committee that would supervise the papal elections, scheduled for November 24.
Bishop Bula of Tantā, the official spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said in a press conference on Thursday (November 1) that 12 children, the same number of Jesus Christ’s Disciples, will attend the Altar Lot process but only a blindfolded one of them, aged 5-8 years and has to have been...
Bishop Pachomius said so far 70 children wishing to do the altar lot applied for the procedure that would name the 118th pope of the chair of Saint Mark. Only one child will be picked in a lot on Sunday (November 4). 
Orthodox Copts start Monday (October 1) fasting for three days in prayers for the process of the election of the 118th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church to go smoothly and peacefully.
The papal elections will be held today (October 29) at the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah as 2412 voters will cast their ballots in eight boxes. The voting process will end at 05:00 pm, after which counting will start immediately before announcing the names of three of...
The Coptic Orthodox congregation and clergymen are continuing preparations in order to have honorable papal elections to bring the 118th pope in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012.
Egypt's Orthodox Christians start today (October 22) fasting for three days within preparations for the election of the 118th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church, scheduled for October 29 as the five candidates for the Saint Mark chair held a mass service at the Virgin Mary Church in the southern...
Bishop Bula, the spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said the church has not so far extended an invitation to President Muhammad Mursī to attend the enthronement of the 118th pope of the chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012.
Bishop Mūsá of Youth denied that Bishop Raphael withdrew from the election to bring the 118th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March.  
 Bishop Bula of Tantā, the official spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that Bishop Kyrillos of Milan withdrew from the elections over the papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March.

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