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The defrocked monk Yaʿqūb al-Maqārī continues to exploit his monastic name and clothes on the social media platform Facebook, despite his divestment from the Coptic Orthodox Church in 2018. The Church does not recognize the place he lives in as a monastery (Monastery of the Virgin Mary and Saint...
Fr. Mūsā Ibrāhīm, official spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, announced that Pope Tawādrūs II decided to form a commission to follow up on the legal consequences around the issue of Wādī al Rayyān. 
Counsellor Munṣif Najīb Sulaymān, member of parliament and representative of the Coptic Orthodox Church, announced that the second parliamentary session's agenda will include a legislative proposal for Christian families; a draft that can be considered a civilizational leap for Christian families...
Being a refugee in a country that is not one’s own is difficult. That person is neither equal to the citizens of the host country, nor are they able to return to their own country. The only effective way to support refugees in any country is through education, giving individual refugees the skills...
The Israeli-Gaza conflict is part of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which is a conflict fueled by conflicting ideologies and beliefs. Many religious Zionists base their political claims on Biblical prophesies such as Amos 9: 8-15, which promises the restoration of Israel. How can one read a text...
Since the Second World War churches have made tremendous efforts to strive towards more unity. At the same time, we see national and church politics often getting in the way. In this example about church division from Egypt, it is not about dogmatic differences but about the long-term effects of (...
This text was presented to all members of the extraordinary church council meeting or synod on October 24, 2020. It was not a new text. The bishop earlier presented a similar text in 2019 to the parish council of St. John the Baptist Church when relations were discussed with the Maadi Community...
This text was presented to all members of the extraordinary church council meeting or synod of the Anglican Diocese of Egypt on October 24, 2020. The bishop provides some historical background to the Protestant Churches in Egypt Council, explains the Anglican legal structure and argues why the...
During a recorded speech given to students at the Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East, Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that God sent the Coronavirus plague to serve as a warning to mankind to watch itself as it develops technology and makes new discoveries.  He added that mankind believes that it is the...
Tomorrow marks the eighth anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC), which was established on February 18, 2013, by the heads and members of the Egyptian churches.  The idea for the council came after Egyptian churches participated in meetings held by the Middle Eastern...

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