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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.
We are all witnessing that the assassination of Bishop Epiphanius by a monk inside the monastery is a hardship the Egyptian Church is enduring. The Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod had to defrock this monk, after evidences proved his involvement in the crime.  That killing was a tragic incident which...
The Pope Dioscorus Center for Theological Studies in Cairo is organizing a spiritual gathering on December 19.  theological conflicts and the role of the Coptic Orthodox Church in addressing these conflicts.
In the latest issue of the Church magazine ‘al-Kirāzah,’ Pope Ṭawāḍrūs II, Pope and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark and the Church of Alexandria, announced in an article entitled ‘Spiritual Innovation’ that the bishops, priests, and   laity   administrating bishoprics and councils are to be...
Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī, director of the Library of Alexandria’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), welcomed Pope Tawāḍrūs II and the delegation accompanying him. During a visiting tour, Al-Fiqī presented to the Coptic Orthodox pontiff the numerous activities projects of the BA’s   departments.
In an attempt to monitor the situation of Copts around the world, we observe in Australia the visit of Bishop Rāfāʾīl, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod, in Canada the struggle of Copts against sex education, and in America a verdict of 175 years in prison for assaulting minors.
Pope Tawāḍrūs, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, anticipated the expected attacks accompanying the Church’s preparation of the Holy Myron oil next Tuesday at the Monastery of St. Bīshūy in Wādī al-Naṭrūn. This will be the thirty-ninth time in the history of the church [to prepare...
Ibrāhīm al-Jawharī was born in the city of Qaliyūb in the second half of the 18th century. In the small city’s kuttāb, he learned writing and arithmetic, in which he excelled. He used to trans-scribe the religion books, and distribute them to the church at his own expense. He cared to present the...
The Coptic woman's ambition never ends; she is tireless, and never gives up trying to get her rights, especially in facing the church’s legacy of dominance over women’s affairs.
On the 9th of March, The Center for Coptic Studies at the Library of Alexandria will organize the “Annual Day of Coptic Heritage” at the al-Sinārī House in the al-Sayyida Zaynab neighborhood in Cairo, which is affiliated with the Library of Alexandria. The celebration will include an artistic...

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