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The ecumenical dialogue and the review of differences, that created the great schism in 451 in the Council of Chalcedon, constitute an essential point in the existing conflict inside the Coptic Orthodox Church between the hard-line and the reformist currents. The hard-line current that had been...
Anba Bīshūy, or Makram Iskandar Niqūlā, the 76-year-old Metropolitan Bishop of Damietta, Kafr al-Shaykh and al-Brārī, died of a heart attack early in the morning on Wednesday. Pope Tawāḍrūs II mourned the Coptic Orthodox Bishop Bīshūy, and the funeral prayers will be held at Monastery of Saint...
The article reports on the death of Bishop Bīshūy, which was announced by Egypt’s Coptic Church last Wednesday. The funeral service was held in the Monastery of Saint Dimiyānā, without papal presence due to Pope Tawāḍrūs’ pastoral visit to the USA.
Father Bishoy, Bishop of Damietta and Kafr el-Sheikh, issued official regulations for all churches to ban women, and girls over the age of 11, from attending communion (a holy church ritual) wearing make-up, trousers, or blouses.
In his sermon consecrated to Bishop Bishoy on his 40th Death Day, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, Pope Tawāḍrūs described the late Metropolitan bishop as ‘a discerning person’ who managed to build spiritual fraternal ties to his congregation, and strong friendship bonds to the...
Pope Tawadros appoints Bishop Paula in place of Bishop Bishoy
An interview discussing the death of Metropolitan Bishop Bishoy
An article in memorium of Metropolitan Bishop Bishoy (1942-2018)
Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta, Kafr El Sheikh, and Barrari, as well as head of the Coptic Orthodox Monastery of Saint Damiana for nuns, dedicated an article to the mystery of reincarnation, through which God expresses his love for humankind. The article was published in “al-Karāza”...
Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta and Kafr El Sheikh and representative of Pope Tawāḍrūs II handed over an icon to Doctor Tharayyā Bashʿalānī in appreciation of her appointment as chargé d’affairs of the secretary general of the council.
Background: Metropolitan Bīshūy is known to be quite the controversial and outspoken figure in regards to other Christian denominations besides the Coptic Orthodox Church. In 2007, the metropolitan had reportedly made a statement in regards to the Protestant and Roman Catholic Christians in Egypt,...
Muslim Brotherhood leader Dr. Muhammad Badi‘, called for the interrogation of Bishop Bīshūy by the church for making offensive and “irresponsible” statements about the Qur'ān that could cause fitnah atā’ifīyah. He also called upon the government to use all of its constitutional power to defend...
This article focuses on Archbishop Bīshūy’s statements concerning entering the Palestinian territories. He refuses to enter in a way that would place an Israeli stamp in his passport
George Bibāwī believes that there is a crisis within the Coptic Orthodox Church as even its senior leaders can be incorrect in academic studies in theology and doctrine. He calls to draft a plan to build up religious knowledge of teachers in Coptic institutes.
The crisis over the excommunication of George Habīb Bibāwī has escalated after his brothers filed a lawsuit with the Nuzhah Court against Bishop Bīshūy for slander and insult.
Ibrāhīm Jād and Michael ‘Ādil report about the growing dispute between Bishop Bīshūy and Bishop Kyrillos.
Kamāl Zākhir M?s? writes on the trend that has been increasing inside the Coptic Orthodox Church. It is heading toward a clash with enlightened laymen, instead of seeking ways of working together constructively.
‘Ālam al -Mashāhīr, a new Coptic weekly, for which Pope Shenouda will be writing and recommended by Bishop Bīsh?y is said to be a new rival for Watanī.
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
The problems of Copts revealed in the reform conference were not mainly related to the Coptic Orthodox Church; many of the church problems can be attributed to the political and social problems resulted from the duality between the stance of the law and the practices literally applied.

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