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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...
The five candidates are meeting Friday with the Copts of Alexandria inside the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Mediterranean city to introduce them to the Christian public.  
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s committee on the amendment of the 1957 statute regarding the election of patriarch is holding its second meeting under Bishop Pachomius of al-Biḥayra to finalize it within one year and prepare it for the next parliament to endorse as law.
In its first meeting during the papacy of Ṭawāḍrūs yesterday, the Holy Synod made a decision that prohibits applause or trills of joy inside churches in order to respect the sacrality of these places.  The new Coptic Orthodox Pope is planning to set up a media office and reshuffle the secretariat...
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...

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