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The Coptic Orthodox Church categorically rejected a statement circulating on social media purportedly issued by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on monasticism and monasteries. 
In unified statements circulated to churches, Bishop Murqus, archbishop of Shubrā al-Khayma, and Bishop Makarios [Mākariyūs], bishop of al-Minyā and Abū Qurqāṣ, called Copts to vote in the parliamentary elections.  They said that the church calls on all of its people to go to the polls to cast...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St Mark, affirmed that the vocation of the priesthood is not simple, pointing to those who already have families and children share with them all in this devotion and burdens of service.
It’s been one year since the Holy Synod Monastic Affairs Committee issued its 12 revolutionary decrees on regulating monastic life against the backdrop of the murder of Bishop Epiphaniyūs, Abbot of the Saint Macarius [Makāriyyūs] Monastery in Wādī al-Naṭrūn. The decrees were announced following a...
The Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church has introduced a questionnaire for monks across various parishes, the Churches of Saint Mark, and servants of the Church regarding the selection process for monks and their preparation for monasticism, as well as their relationship...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, held a meeting with New Jersey priests and their families as part of his current pastoral visit to the United States, which began on September 13, and is scheduled to last for several weeks.
In his column this week, the journalist and writer ʿImād al-Dīn Ḥusayn tackles the reformation path of the Coptic Orthodox Church under the ministry of Pope Tawāḍrūs II: The aftermath of Bishop Epiphaniyūs’ murder, the abbot of The Monastery of Saint Makarius in Wādī al-Naṭrūn, many people believe...
While many monks and priests welcomed the decision of Pope Tawādrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark to prohibit monks from holding confessions of the believers, and assigning the practice of this sacrament only to priests, some others expressed their reservations on...
The article covers the weekly sermon of Pope Shenouda of Alexandria.
This letter to the editor says how Bishop Bīshūy is largely viewed amongst Christians as an arrogant, self-assertive person.

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