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The magazine Rūz al-Yūsif, in its Saturday edition, caused controversy after including a portrait of Bishop Raphael [Rāfāʾīl], who is bishop of the churches in central Cairo, next to Muḥammad Badī’, a leader in the Muslim Brotherhood, on their front cover. The Church was outraged by its publication...
The Coptic Orthodox Church began offering pastoral activities and spiritual services to Copts from afar by broadcasting them online in light of the measures taken to confront the Coronavirus, which included closing church building and stopping gatherings and church activities.
Muslim and Christian religious leaders stressed their support for the government’s measures to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.  They praised President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, Prime Minister Dr. Mustafā Madbūlī, and all government’s decisions taken in order to lighten the negative...
The leaders and representatives of the Orthodox Churches held a meeting in the Jordanian capital of Amman to discuss their vision towards the unity of the Orthodox Churches. 
The Episcopal Church in Old Egypt began one of the activities for the “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity” under the title, “Youth Day,” in participation with the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, and Roman Catholic denominations.  At this event, the heads of the...
Cornelis Hulsman became interested in the Israeli movement for peace between Israelis and Palestinians early on in his career. He was born into a Dutch Christian Reformed family deeply interested in Israel and convinced that the modern State of Israel was based on Biblical prophecies that God would...
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, headed by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, condemned the series of bombings that took place on the island of Sri Lanka today, which resulted in the deaths of dozens and the injury of hundreds of worshipers and believers. ...
Dr. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Qunṣuwa, Governor of Alexandria, and the leaders of the Coptic denominations participated in the funeral of Bishop ʿĀdil Zakī, Apostolic Vicar of Alexandria for the Catholics of the Latin rite in Egypt, which took place at St. Catherine's Church in Alexandria on Wednesday evening.
The Archdiocese c of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe supported joining the Moscow Patriarchate through a general assembly vote, however the decision has not yet been ratified, according to a statement by the Archdiocese on Sunday, September 8th.
The issue of menstruating women still attracts the attention of the Coptic public opinion, and raises controversy between reformist vs. conservative views, and between rejection and acceptance.

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