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Two members of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church said in statements to Al-Watan that the Holy Synod agreed to create an inventory of requests to legalise all unlicensed churches and church buildings in all parishes throughout Egypt. Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of...
Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod released a statement on Wednesday, announcing the consensus it has reached with the Egyptian Government on the formulation of the law on building churches.
The Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church unanimously endorsed a 5-year couple separation, instead of the current permissible 3 years, as reason to annul the bonds of marriage.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See Of St. Mark set February 28 as date to draft the personal status law in a meeting with the Holy Synod. The meeting was scheduled for November, but had to be postponed due to the floods that hit the Anba Bishōy monastery in Wādi al-...
Bishop Antōnios `Azīz of the Gīza Coptic Catholic Diocese confirmed that Egypt's Council of Churches has not yet met to reach a consensus on a unified personal status law proposal for all five Churches, stressing that the Council's last meeting on this issue was last year.
The discussion about the electoral law for the papal election in the Coptic Orthodox Church has been raging for many decades since 1957. When Pope Yusab II passed away, leading members of the Sunday School Movement, a reform movement in the church, entered monastic life and presented themselves as...
The Coptic Orthodox Church prohibited the five candidates for papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, from appearing on satellite channels before the election of the 118th pope. [Mustafá Rahūmah, al-Watan, Oct. 16, p. 3] Read original text...
A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...

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