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The Archbishop of Québec province in the city of Trois-Rivières, Canada, hosted Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, where he visited the monastery of Notre Dame du Cap in the context of his pastoral visit to Canada. His eminence was received by Cardinal de...
Members of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Lebanon have received pope Tawadros with splendid happiness. The Pope took part in condolences ceremony of Pope Mar Ignatius, late Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church after which he visited the Coptic Orthodox Church in Lebanon. Bishop Abraham of the...
Father Ruways Morcos, deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria and member of the Holy Synod, stated that no new amendments or discussions will take place on the currently drafted Papal Election Regulations. He added that after the regulations are drafted linguisticly, it shall be...
  The coming Thursday (March 27) Nawāl Halīm will be the second female appointed head of the church council (council of shaykhs) of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Assuit. Samuel Bākī, the head of the church, stated that the church consists of shaykhs (presbyters) and pastors and that the...
Fr. Ruways Morcos, deputy of St. Mark’s Cathedral, stated that Pope Tawadros will make his first visit to Lebanon on March 27 since he became Pope in order to take part in the prayers for Pope Mar Ignatius, late Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church who passed away last Friday (March 21) in...
Pope Tawadros denied statements that were attributed to him yesterday that “the nomination of Field Marshall al- Sīsī is a general duty”. He denied making any statements to media in the past  two weeks. Al- Watan, a Kuwaiti newspaper has published statements attributed to Pope Tawadros claiming...
In an interview with al-Dustūr, Priest Rifʿat Fikrī, head of the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, stated that the confusion of religion with politics and science is one of the main reasons that hinder the progress of the Egyptian state, and that no progress will ever be achieved as long as some...
In continuation of his administrative reform in the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawāḍrūs II passed a papal decree appointing Ibrām Imīl (new undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox papacy‎) as Secretary of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and a member of the Holy Synod in succession to Father Ruways...
In his column this week, journalist and author Ḥamdī Rizq addresses ultra-conservative Muslims, asking them why they prohibit the Copts of Minya to dedicate their prayers around the altar, while they are not deprived from dedicating their prayers towards the qibla:
Father Sedrak, spokesman of the Orthodox Church in Ethiopia, stated that Pope Matthias I, Ethiopian Orthodox Pope will visit Pope Tawadros II after the Feast of Resurrection (Eastern) on April 20th. He added that the visit is unknot related to the crisis of the Nahdah dam, as it is a spiritual and...
Pope Tawadros stated that since June 30th Egypt is implementing a road-map according to very clear steps. Some of those steps such as drafting a constitution and approving it were implemented. He added that Field Marshal Abd al- Fattah al- Sīsī has widespread popularity as he has ‘saved Egypt.’ He...
A delegation from the Coptic Orthodox Church, including Bishop Rafael and Bishop Kyrollos, Bishop of Milano, visited Moscow a few days ago to prepare for Pope Tawadros’ visit. The meeting discussed possibilities of cooperation between the Russian and Coptic Orthodox churches.  Observers stated the...
For two hours, the Egyptian TV Channel TEN, aired on Wednesday the interview Pope Tawāḍrūs II gave to media anchor ʿAmrū ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd during his program al-Raʾyu al-ʿĀm (the public opinion).
The date of the feast varies within Christian denominations. Western Christians celebrate the Nativity on a fixed date, 25 December, which was chosen by Pope Leo I Bishop of Rome (440-461, and coincided with the Coptic month, Kyahk 29.  Some Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate it on 6 January....
Father Angelios Isaac, the secretary of Pope Tawadros II, stated that the Pope and Father Bolus Halīm are the only two people who speak on the behalf of the Church, and any other person speaks for himself only.  He added that the Pope did forbid any priest or bishop from appearing on satellite...
The Pope Dioscorus Center for Theological Studies in Cairo is organizing a spiritual gathering on December 19.  theological conflicts and the role of the Coptic Orthodox Church in addressing these conflicts.
Pope Tawadros has accused human rights reports on Copts in Egypt of being “purposefully distorted misunderstandings” during one of his statements to a satellite channel [the article did not mention the channel].   This led to a wave of anger among human rights activists who accused the Pope of...
In a statement disclosed by the Archbishop of Egypt’s Episcopal Church, Dr. Munīr Ḥanna Anīs said that the Egyptian Episcopal church is affiliated to the ministry of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Anglican Communion Fund in the U.K., and not to the St. Francis Episcopal Church of The U. S. A. as...
Copts celebrated on March 19 the Feast of the Cross, which is the first of the Coptic feasts during the big fast in preparation for Easter.  Pope Tawadros II will lead the mass in the St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abāssiyah. Churches in Egypt, and the cathedral will undergo intense...
Al-Waṭan made the first interview with Anba Murqus, Bishop of Shubrā al-Khaymah, after he assumed the presidency of the Clerical Council for Family Affairs. During the interview, Anba Murqus underscored that the 2016 bill is applied in the personal affairs councils; pointed out that the Unified...

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