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On Tuesday, thousands of Copts and 80 bishops converged in St. Mark’s Cathedral in al-‘Abbāsīyah to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Pope Shenouda’s consecration as the pope of Alexandria. The celebration was marked by speeches from bishops from the Coptic Orthodox Church, and...
After the big fuss made about a conference entitled, ‘Laymen and the Church,’ the conference sessions were completed and recommendations were announced. The following lines shed light on the conference sessions, on its final recommendations and on the aroused echoes.
The author discusses the upcoming seminar initiated by Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá under the auspices of the Egyptian Society for Enlightenment, which will discuss topics such as Copts and citizenship; the relationship between clergy and laymen; laymen participation in church affairs; church trials and the...
Egyptian Coptic laymen organize a conference entitled, ‘A Laymen’s Look at the Problems of the Church.’ The conference faces severe opposition from main figures in the Orthodox Church of Egypt for the problematic issues it plans on handling. The review presents information about the conference...
The transcript of an interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman with Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá, in which Mūsá provides a background of his work and publications. Mūsá further describes his own experiences and confrontations with the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt.
Coptic writer Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá about his views on reform in the Coptic Orthodox Church. Egyptian youth turning to religious associations and the phenomenon of converting people. Description of a visit to the Holy Family celebration in Dayr Abū Hinnis, organized by CIDT and FPA. Support and...
Some Orthodox youth have established a group entitled: “The Committee for Defending Orthodox Beliefs against the Coptic Church.” It has issued a number of statements attacking teachings of Pope Shenouda, including accusing him of denying some vital Christian doctrines.
This review discusses news about the conference on ‘Laymen and the Church’ which is supposed to be held on November 14 and 15 at the Egyptian Association for Enlightenment. However members of the association filed a claim to cancel the conference. The Orthodox church expressed its disapproval of...
The author discusses possible conflicts amongst the bishops of the Egyptian Coptic Church if Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria dies, citing opinions from senior church officials who said that Bishop Bīshūy, the secretary of the Holy Synod, will be a persona non grata because he is stiff and no one...
The author writes about honoring Father Mattá al-Maskīn and records his achievements. He sees him as a prominent Egyptian, worth being recognized as an example for generations to come.

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