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The Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod decided on Friday to make February 15 of each year the commemoration day for martyrs of faith in contemporary Egypt.  This date marks the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya by Dā'esh on February 15, 2015.
Montassar al-`Omda Mālik, a member of the Supreme Council of the Free Egyptians Party, said that the personal status law for Christians has a constitutional particularity, as the constitution states that the church participates in the drafting of sensitive and thorny clauses.
Bishop Benyamīn of the Menūfiyya Diocese said that the inclusion of the constitutional particularity of personal status for Egyptian Christians, which will be drafted in the upcoming meeting of Egypt's churches representatives, does not weaken the law.
According to Akhbār al-Yawm, the Coptic Al-Wasat Movement cited the Holy Synod as saying that terrorism drives us towards loving all.
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church confirmed that the Holy Synod, including its clerical members, is the sole representative of and legislature for Copts. This came in response to a call submitted by members of the Coptic Orthodox congregation on the official website of the Church on facebook,...
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, said that the personal status file has many problems. The Church Canon Law on matrimony is based on Jesus Christ's teaching, when he says: “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his...
According to a well-informed Church source, Pope Tawadros II favors Bishop Rapha'el, General Bishop of Cairo city center and Secretary of the Holy Synod, was also a papal candidate, to replace Metropolitan Archbishop of Jerusalem, Bishop Abraham.
Rev. Būlus Halīm, the Spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, reaffirmed the Church’s opposing position on Copts trips to Jerusalem, reiterating that the ban has not changed over the course of time. 
After 160 years, the Egyptian House of Representatives finally passed the new law that sets new rules for the construction and restoration of churches in Egypt. However, further draft laws concerning Copts are now discussed between the parliament and the Egyptian churches. 
It was in 1918, that the idea of Sunday schools first emerged in the Egyptian Orthodox Church. In commemoration of the Sunday School's 100th anniversary, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St.Mark, assigned Anba Daniāl bishop of Al-Maadi diocese to administer a...

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