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Priest Philopater has been pardoned after completely distancing himself from politics and from participating in any political party.
Father Philopater, former member of al-Ghad political party of the Egyptian opposition was sustained as a priest following his strong worded articles against the Egyptian regime. Pope Shenouda issued a remission five months prior to the official end of the penalty.
Pope Shenouda decided not to investigate Bishop Paphnotius to avoid repeating the incidents that occurred after the church decided to investigate Bishop Kyrillos.
The author wonders about the real reasons for canceling the church trial of the bishop of Naj‘ Ḥammādī, Bishop Kyrillos, criticizing the Secretary- general of the Holy Synod Bishop Bīshūy for holding such trials upon personal discords alone.
A Copt has accused an Orthodox archpriest of colluding with his former fiancée to steal his ‘shabkah’ [Reviewer: a set of jewelry or gold that men usually present to their fiancées before or at their engagement].
In a complaint made to al-Sāhil chief prosecutor, a Christian woman accused an Evangelical pastor of swindling and marrying her off to a married inspector at the National Authority for Insurance and Pensions through a pseudo-contract of marriage and unknown church’s rituals.
The article sheds light on the alleged suspension of 14 priests from al-Kushh village, presenting their responses to the accusations.
The dioceses of the Coptic Orthodox Church have experienced an unprecedented state of rebellion. Many statements have been issued from different groups on the moral and financial improprieties committed by some bishops, who are supposed to be the spiritual symbols of the church.
Many Christians complain that they are subject to persecution from church officials in al-Kushh village. Church’s officials are accused of abusing their influence to file law suits against Christians and to seize a man’s house.
An article questioning the soundness of disciplinary acts taken by the Holy Synod against priests and bishops.


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