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The Coptic Orthodox Church continues to issue warnings over people trying to steal donations from Copts under various pretenses.  The latest comes from the Diocese of Dayr Mawās and Diljā, which warned of the circulation of receipts stamped with a seal attributed to “Brothers of the Lord” in the...
Last Monday, the St. George Monastery for Nuns in Old Cairo warned that someone on social media was claiming to be tasked with gathering donations in Egypt and abroad for the monastery.  Following these events, Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox Church, warned of dealing with...
Several Coptic Orthodox Church dioceses across North America held meetings and conferences recently to discuss sexual abuse within the church. Father Būlus Ḥalīm, the official spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that the Diocese of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia in...
Sources from within the Church informed al-Dustūr that the bishop of Sydney, Bishop Daniel [Dāniyyāl], will return to his diocese after eight months of absence. Bishop Dāniyyāl  had come to Egypt in November last year to attend a seminar by the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Following...
Bishop Aghāthūn, bishop of Maghāgha and al-ʿIdwah, raised a complaint with the Holy Synod in its capacity as the highest power in the Coptic Orthodox Church against Pope Tawāḍrūs II because of the pope’s comments on the bishop’s lawsuit against a journalist at one the Egyptian newspapers. 
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the convening of the Holy Synodduring 2020 was hindered because of the Coronavirus, in response to a question addressed to his Holiness by one of the attendees at the weekly meeting at the Church of Our Lady and Saint Bīshūy in St. Mark’s Cathedral in al-...
On Saturday morning, the Standing Committee of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church held a meeting via video conference led by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on the different rates of infections and deaths from one diocese to another, from severe, to moderate, to mild.
The bishops and monasteries announced the final cancellation of all activities and masses and receiving visitors starting from today for 15 days, following the meeting of the Holy Synod today.
On June 1st, Coptic Orthodox Churches will be having mass for the first time since the decision to suspend liturgies and masses at churches in March as according to Coronavirus precautionary measures.  Masses will be without the presence of a congregation. 
The Evangelical and Catholic churches should soon be able to establish their own endowments bodies, as a bill setting the legal precedent for the authorities is nearly ready for Parliament.

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