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Kamal Zakher Musa said that Pope Shenouda’s lecture, to a group of , was disjointed and lacked brightness and passion. He said he did not understand the need for lectures and thought the written word was more powerful. A student gave him two tapes of an earlier lecture one of which had incomplete...
For years, clerical and lay members of the Coptic Orthodox Church have criticized the authoritarian ways of Pope Shenouda III. The standard complaints, that he keeps church finances too close to his chest, refuses debate on issues like divorce, and is too quick to throw his opponents out of the...
Bishop Bishoi is the head of the church court and he is the secretary of the Holy Synod. He answered all questions which have been raised because of the story of the body of father Abdel Sayed and why it was forbidden to pray over the body of father Abdel Sayed.
Some Coptic leaders have asked that the church excommunication law be brought up before the Holy Council because Pope Shenouda, head of this council, had suspended 11 priests and forbidden prayers over the bodies of several important deceased.
Father Ibrahim Abdel Sayyed was known to be staunch critic of the Pope and his dictatorial way of running the affairs of the Church, but the majority of people were appalled by the refusal of the Orthodox Church to hold prayers for him when he died last week.
Sub-Titles: A Christian lawyer accuses the priest of deviating from Christianity because of an [newspaper] article. A response to the view of a Coptic priest who rejects adoption because of its pagan, Byzantine origin: a first inside the Coptic Church, last week a lawyer filed a lawsuit demanding...
Marriage among Christians in Egypt has become a time bomb that may blow up anytime to increase the disputes among Christian churches and create a crisis in the Coptic Orthodox Church. More than 44,000 Copts have obtained divorce decrees, but they are unable to get permissions for a second marriage...
The Pope prevents a priest form communion before he dies and banns prayers for him, because of his opposition to the church leadership.

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