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The issue of menstruating women still attracts the attention of the Coptic public opinion, and raises controversy between reformist vs. conservative views, and between rejection and acceptance.
The Coptic Orthodox Church, in accordance with the recommendation of the last Holy Synod meeting, completed the preparation of the new bishops who were enthroned by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on 9th of June: Bishop Matāʾūsʾ, Bishop and Head of the Monastery of the Virgin Mary in the Eastern Mountain of...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria received bishop Makāriyyūs, bishop of Minya, at the papal headquarters on Wednesday.
The Holy Synod in a meeting under acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius finalized a program of action for the election of the 118th pope to succeed Pope Shenouda III, who died in March, on the chair of Saint Mark the Apostle.
A state of anxiety and tension is overwhelming the headquarters of the Holy Synod secretary after almost confirmed information that Pope Tawāḍrūs was planning a shakeup within the Synod’s administrative structure that would include changing Bishop Bīshūy, who has been the Synod’s secretary for 27...
A prominent bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod revealed that the 1957 statute on the election of patriarch will be amended, noting the candidates for the papal chair of Saint Mark are expected to sign a paper pledging to enforce the amendments in case they won the voting.
Kamāl Zākhir, Founder of the Secular Coptic Current (SCC), said that there is a tendency to hold the SCC’s 6th conference in November a few days before the meeting of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Spokesman of Egypt’s Cabinet Nādir Saʿd stated that in response to the application submitted by the Church Regularization Committee, the Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī has ordered to ease the regularization procedures for unlicensed churches. According to the Prime Minister, the status of 120...
In few days the year 2018 will end, but major events occurred that will need decisions of the Holy Synod, presided by Pope Tawāḍrūs II.
Knowledgeable Church sources informed al-Dustūr that Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, made rearranging the ecclesiastical home his first priority immediatelyafter returning from his current visit to the United States.


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