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The article questions if two candidates who were proposed as successors to Pope Shenouda were intentionally stripped of their priesthood, and questions the accuracy behind the belief.
The suspended priest Filopātīr Jamīl, pastor of the Virgin Mary Church, is claiming that his suspension was a result of his membership of al-Ghad political party and his support for al-Ghad’s leader, Ayman Nour, in the presidential elections.
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
George Shākir writes about the Shroud of Turin, also known as Turin Shroud, which is an ancient piece of linen cloth bearing the image of a man who appears to have been physically traumatized in a manner consistent with crucifixion. As early as October 1978, a group of historians and scientists...
AWR’s last interview with the late Dr. Isaac Fānūs. Comments on self-censorship, such as that of Dr. Otto Meinardus’ differences in writing and saying, which makes it hard for students of the church in Egypt to get a good understanding of the church’s position. Father Basilius of the Monastery of...
Abu Maqar monastery issued a book titled ?The Divine Wisdom Behind the Structure of the Church.? The book tackles the role the church can play in the political sphere. According to the book, clergymen are not allowed to play a political role. Laymen can play a more effective role than clergymen...
The author affirms that the only way for the church to avoid fracturing and to treat its wounds optimally is to start considering a dialogue from within. He suggests that a valuable three-volume study written by a revered monk could help in overcoming the church’s problems.
Imān Matar describes her visit to the hidden fortress of Abū Maqqār Monastery.
The stance a priest decided to adopt during the presidential elections led to a burnt car. Father Filopātīr tells Fādī Habashī about this incident, which he believes was a premeditated action.
The Archbishopric of Jīza filed a petition to Pope Shenouda III yesterday requesting that Father Filopātīr Jamīl’s suspension be extended until after the parliamentary elections, but the request has been rejected by the Assembly of Civil Society Organizations.

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