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Major General Jamāl Nūr al-Dīn, Governor of Asyut, witnessed the ceremony of enthronization of His Eminence Bishop Theophilus on the throne of Manfalūṭ of the Orthodox Copts and his ordination as bishop on the chair of the Diocese and successor to the departed Bishop Anṭūniyyūs.
The Coptic Orthodox Church, in accordance with the recommendation of the last Holy Synod meeting, completed the preparation of the new bishops who were enthroned by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on 9th of June: Bishop Matāʾūsʾ, Bishop and Head of the Monastery of the Virgin Mary in the Eastern Mountain of...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria received bishop Makāriyyūs, bishop of Minya, at the papal headquarters on Wednesday.
The Dutch delegation stayed three nights in Saint Anthony’s monastery where they attended masses and engaged in discussions about religion. This report describes how one of the oldest monasteries in the world is practicing the Christian faith. The monastery does not allow armed policemen to stay on...
The Holy Synod in a meeting under acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius finalized a program of action for the election of the 118th pope to succeed Pope Shenouda III, who died in March, on the chair of Saint Mark the Apostle.
A state of anxiety and tension is overwhelming the headquarters of the Holy Synod secretary after almost confirmed information that Pope Tawāḍrūs was planning a shakeup within the Synod’s administrative structure that would include changing Bishop Bīshūy, who has been the Synod’s secretary for 27...
All eyes are set today (November 18) on the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīya to follow up the church’s celebrations of the enthronement of Bishop Tawāḍrūs II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shinūdā III, who passed away in March, to be...
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...
A prominent bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod revealed that the 1957 statute on the election of patriarch will be amended, noting the candidates for the papal chair of Saint Mark are expected to sign a paper pledging to enforce the amendments in case they won the voting.

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