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Why do we often talk about Copts and the 1952 Revolution? Was the revolution at that time against the Copts as a religious sect, as if we still lived in the Ottoman confessional system? Was the revolution against the interests of the feudal and capitalist class of the Copts alone?  Do we measure...
To preserve and spread the heritage of his holiness Pope Shinūda III, the Teacher of Generations Center dedicated a booth at the Cairo International Book Fair exclusively to the collection of his works.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II honored Major General Ḥussām Khiḍr, head of the Public Treasury Authority and Mint, Dr. Sharīf Ḥāzim, advisor to the Finance Minister for Engineering, and several engineers and designers at the treasury, thanking them for their work to issue commemorative coins featuring the Coptic...
Naẓīr Jayyid Rūfāʾil, who would later become Pope Shinūda, was born on August 3, 1923, to a middle-class family in the rural village of Salām in Asyūṭ.  He was the youngest child in the family, having five sisters and two brothers.  His mom passed away two days after giving birth to him leaving him...
Since the death of Pope Shinūda III, several film and television production studies have expressed their excitement to produce works portraying the life of the most famous pope in the history of the Coptic Orthodox Church, and several actors have expressed their desire to play the role of the pope...
Over the last two decades, the Coptic Orthodox Church has expressed its opposition to several films and television shows, both domestic and international, resulting in the cancellation of some of these works and censorship of others.  The reasons for the church’s disapproval vary.
There are many treasures buried in the streets of Cairo and we pass by them daily but they do not attract our attention, in other words we do not pay attention to them. In one of the popular areas, a building contains a precious gift lying in the land of Egypt. The Church of the League of Jerusalem...
This article first appeared in Pokrof in 2011 under the title Strakke Koptische Huwelijkswetgeving leidt tot spanningen; binnenkerkelijk, politiek en interreligieus.  AWR reader Dr. Rachel Scott, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech...
On February 1, 2019, I visited the Monastery of St. Makarios with a Dutch church group that made a journey into the spiritual heritage of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Questions were asked and we visited the bookstore of the monastery where we bought several translated publications of Father Matta al...
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...

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