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President Muhammad Mursī on Friday (Nov. 8) issued a presidential decree appointing Bishop Tawadrus as Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark as the decree was received by acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius. [‘Imād Khalīl, ‘Id ‘Abd al-Jawād, Rashā al...
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.
Judge Munsif Sulaymān, member of the General Congregation Council [al-Majlis al-Milli], revealed the reasons for the Council’s sudden statement on supporting His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II early this week. He stated that it came as a response to the inappropriate attacks made against the Pope...
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.
Action is being taken to revive the Congregational Council [al-Majlis al-Millī], which has been suspended since the January 2011 revolution.  Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, has commissioned Coptic Church Advisor Munṣif Sulaymān to draft new regulations to organize...
Recently the General Congregation Council of the Coptic Orthodox Church [al-Majlis al-Milli] has resurfaced after Pope Tawāḍrūs II met with its members for discussing the attack on al-Sulṭān Monastery [Dayr al-Sulṭān] that took place last Sunday. Before the meeting, the Council issued a statement...
Laymen on the panel included Millī Council members Counselor Nabīl Munīr, Counselor Edward Ghālib, Mālik Mīnā, Munsif Najīb Sulaymān, Dr. Georgette Qillīnī, Dr. Kamāl Shawqī, Rasmī ‘Abd al-Malik, Kāmil Sālih, Wajdī Louis. The Holy Synod will meet on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, to continue discussions...
Dr. Kamīl Sādiq, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Milī (Lay) Council in Alexandria, warned that Egypt is heading towards a similar situation seen in Lebanon in the seventies, with the ignition of sectarian strife between Muslims and Copts moving towards civil war. He accused the present Muslim...
The Copts of Alexandria are distressed on the constant accusations of Islamists towards the Church of allegedly igniting her flocks to spread chaos and disorder, and most recently of plotting against the ruling Muslim Brotherhood. In a statement disclosed exclusively to al-Wafd,  Dr. Kamīl Siddīq,...
A Coptic Church source has said that there is a general trend towards unifying the personal status law valid for all the Christian denominations by taking into consideration their differences on what concerns marriage and divorce. 

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