Displaying 1 - 10 of 22.
Bishop Bākhūm, the official spokesperson for the Catholic Church in Egypt, announced decisions made by the Catholic Synod to suspend Holy Week and Easter Day liturgies and limit these liturgies to church priests and deacons only.  Liturgies, however, will be broadcasted online for the rest of the...
On June 1st, Coptic Orthodox Churches will be having mass for the first time since the decision to suspend liturgies and masses at churches in March as according to Coronavirus precautionary measures.  Masses will be without the presence of a congregation. 
Churches have settled on a group of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus among churchgoers whenever they return for religious services.  This is in addition to a forthcoming decision by the Egyptian Cabinet about reopening houses of worship in mid-June.  Measures...
The National Press Authority decided to report the editor-in-chief of the magazine Rose al-Youssif [Rūz al-Yūssif] to the authorities for disparaging the Coptic Orthodox Church on the cover of its most recent issue. The commission decided to issue an apology to the church, and the magazine will...
Is precaution doubting in God’s ability?!  Is using reason to fight the Coronavirus a lack of faith?!  On the margin of these difficult questions, the controversy around using the spoon in the sacrament of the Eucharist again resurfaces thanks to the personal ambitions of some priests and clergy as...
Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that last Saturday the church issued a decision to ban gatherings, sports clubs, and nurseries and to suspend church activities in the context of preventative measures against the coronavirus.
Parishes of the Coptic Orthodox Church abroad have taken preventive measures against the Coronavirus in countries where the epidemic has spread, especially Italy, Greece and Kuwait.
The Epiphany [al-Ghuṭās], which Copts are celebrating this year on Monday, January 20th, has become embodied in the current age through baptism, which is when children are submerged in water 40 days after their birth.  Rituals and customs that Copts are accustomed to doing on this day are not just...
A state of controversy has erupted over the Los Angeles Coptic Orthodox Diocese’s decision to hold two masses for Christmas in 2020.  The first would be on the 24th of next December, and the second would be on the 6th of the following January, coinciding with the western and eastern calendars. ...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, ordained 23 new priests on Saturday to serve the missionary providence of St. Mark in Egypt and abroad. 

Pages

Subscribe to