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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.
In continuation of his administrative reform in the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawāḍrūs II passed a papal decree appointing Ibrām Imīl (new undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox papacy‎) as Secretary of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and a member of the Holy Synod in succession to Father Ruways...
During a three-day meeting, the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church discussed five areas, ‘the Coptic Orthodox Creed and the challenges of the 21st century’, ‘the Coptic identity and how to serve the youth’, ‘ecumenical relationships’, ‘technology’, and ‘the means of social communications.
Following the recent terrorist attacks against churches and Copts in Egypt, the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod is planning to prepare a historical documentation of these incidents to commemorate the martyrs and the injured.
Pope Tawadrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, will meet on Friday morning with the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, for a semi-annual session, to conclude the meetings of the committees which have been convening since last Saturday. It will be the first...
The Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod decided on Friday to make February 15 of each year the commemoration day for martyrs of faith in contemporary Egypt.  This date marks the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya by Dā'esh on February 15, 2015.
Bishop Benyamīn of the Menūfiyya Diocese said that the inclusion of the constitutional particularity of personal status for Egyptian Christians, which will be drafted in the upcoming meeting of Egypt's churches representatives, does not weaken the law.
According to Akhbār al-Yawm, the Coptic Al-Wasat Movement cited the Holy Synod as saying that terrorism drives us towards loving all.
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church confirmed that the Holy Synod, including its clerical members, is the sole representative of and legislature for Copts. This came in response to a call submitted by members of the Coptic Orthodox congregation on the official website of the Church on facebook,...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, said that the personal status file has many problems. The Church Canon Law on matrimony is based on Jesus Christ's teaching, when he says: “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his...
Rev. Būlus Halīm, the Spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, reaffirmed the Church’s opposing position on Copts trips to Jerusalem, reiterating that the ban has not changed over the course of time. 
After 160 years, the Egyptian House of Representatives finally passed the new law that sets new rules for the construction and restoration of churches in Egypt. However, further draft laws concerning Copts are now discussed between the parliament and the Egyptian churches. 
Two members of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church said in statements to Al-Watan that the Holy Synod agreed to create an inventory of requests to legalise all unlicensed churches and church buildings in all parishes throughout Egypt. Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of...
Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod released a statement on Wednesday, announcing the consensus it has reached with the Egyptian Government on the formulation of the law on building churches.
The Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church unanimously endorsed a 5-year couple separation, instead of the current permissible 3 years, as reason to annul the bonds of marriage.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See Of St. Mark set February 28 as date to draft the personal status law in a meeting with the Holy Synod. The meeting was scheduled for November, but had to be postponed due to the floods that hit the Anba Bishōy monastery in Wādi al-...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...

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