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Naẓīr Jayyid Rūfāʾil was born on August 3, 1923 in Asyūṭ governorate, who over the days became His Holiness Pope Shinūda III, Pope of Alexandria, and the 117th Patriarch of St. Mark's See. He declared: "I am a citizen who serves God through the people."   Today is celebrated the 96th anniversary...
Bishop Murqus, Bishop of Shubrā al-Khayma, attended the ceremony of enthronement of Bishop Anṭūniyyūs Murqus, Metropolitan  of the Diocese of South Africa.
In the aftermath of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the peace negotiations which followed from 1977 to 1979, and under measures to bring about peace between Egypt and Israel, the late President Anwar al-Sādāt asked Pope Shinūda III that Christians visit Jerusalem. However, Pope Shinūda refused to do...
Within the Coptic Orthodox Church lies a controversial issue: whether to remain strict in the separation of the Church from other churches since the Council of Chalcedon in 451 AD, or to open a real dialogue with other communities in order to overcome the differences of the past 16 centuries. 
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III sent a congratulatory cable to Prime Minister Kamāl al-Janzūrī in which he expressed good wishes for him in his mission as head of a salvation government. [Yūsuf Rāmiz, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Dec. 9, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
The Cardinal Kung Foundation gave its 2012 award to the name of late Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III in appreciation of his efforts during the past 40 years to enhance fair peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Copts.
Pope Francis suggested that Easter be unified and celebrated on the second or third Sunday of April, a proposal that was accepted by the Coptic Orthodox Church which is to discuss it in committees established for theological dialogue. The Greek Orthodox Church on the other hand declined the...
Following what was written about the assassination of Bishop Epiphanius, the abbot of the St. Makarius Monastery on one hand, and what is happening in the corridors of that monastery on the other, some important remarks can be made, although there are to now no official information disclosed: 
The diocese of al- Minya and Abu Qurqās organized a ceremony on the occasion of the second anniversary of Pope Shinūda’s death.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II yesterday, in St. Bīshūy’s Monastery (Dayr al-Anbā Bīshūy) in Wadī al- Natrūn, led a mass  commemorating Pope Shinūda’s death. 

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