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Bishop Bula of Tantā and Chairman of the Clerical Council, said the Orthodox Church and General Bishop David of the United States are working out arrangements for an expected visit by President Mursī to New York on Wednesday (September 26).
Al-Waṭan made the first interview with Anba Murqus, Bishop of Shubrā al-Khaymah, after he assumed the presidency of the Clerical Council for Family Affairs. During the interview, Anba Murqus underscored that the 2016 bill is applied in the personal affairs councils; pointed out that the Unified...
In its telegram of condolences to Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadrūs II for the casualties of the recent terrorist attack that took place in Minyā, Upper Egypt, last Friday, the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) expressed its strong condemnation of shedding the blood of innocent people.
  Copts involved in the dog battle are planning a protest march in front of the Ministry of Justice for September 15, continuing with their demands for a law on civil marriage, as well requesting resignations from the Orthodox denomination sitting on the clerical council.    
Pope Shenouda is reported to have had a number of secret meetings withbishops discussing the Clerical Council's current situation, where Copts have demanded the removal of Bishop Bola, of Tanta, from the presidency of the Council and the appointment of four bishops of his administration. During...
Dr. Najīb Jabrā’īl Mīkhā’īl, Coptic lawyer and Head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organizations (EUHRO), called on the church to ordain new bishops for the clerical council, and said these bishops should not sit for more than five years in the council. He added that the church needs to...
This article looks at the Egyptian Court ruling allowing re-marriage, and the Christian Church’s refusal to accept it.
Dr. Tharwat Basīlī resigns from his position as deputy of the Community Council of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Hānī Labīb presents a history of the laws adopted by the church and the government to regulate Coptic marriage and divorce.
The article discusses the second laymen’s conference, the topics discussed, and the problems surrounding the conference itself.

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