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Cornelis Hulsman Drs. and Bishop Thomas of al-Qussia discuss the bishop's Anafora retreat center in an interview published by the Maadi Messenger in 2014 with additional contextual commentary by Cornelis Hulsman.
Following the terror attack on a bus conveying Christian pilgrims on their way to the St. Samuel the Confessor in the Minya Governorate, the Coptic Orthodox Church has decided to close the Mar Guirguis (St. George) Monastery of Al-Khataba town in the Monūfiyah Governorate, in Lower Egypt. The...
Bishop Thomas (known as Maurice Shawqī prior to his consecration) was born in 1957 and is the Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of al-Qūsīyah and Mīr in Assīūṭ, Egypt. When he first arrived to al-Qūsīyah, Bishop Thomas had big ideas about changes he wanted to make toward raising his...
The problem of the unrestricted power of those high up in the Egyptian Church resurfaces once in a while. A situation in which a bishop has the power to dictate his orders at will, cause trouble for many people and still keep his position can have disastrous consequences for the church.
The Korea Association against Christian Heresy (KAACH), headed by Rev. Daebok Lee, has called on the Egyptian Evangelical Church to deny "deity claimant,” Rev. Jaerock Lee, entry into Egypt.
Visit to Bishop Thomas in his retreat center Anafora. Dr. Meinardus’ opinion on the increase of the cult of saints and relics.
The Maglis El-Milli asked six of its members to conduct a study on sectarian strife incidents and report back to the political establishment. The study was titled "The Coptic issue in Egypt." It reported about the Hamayouni Edict, the Coptic presence in representational councils and assignment to...
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