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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
The author claims that Bishop Bīshūy is promoting himself to gain more popularity to support him in his alleged intentions to nominate himself to the papacy of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Bishop Bīshūy is the second in man the Coptic Orthodox Church. After being appointed bishop of Damietta, Kafr al-Shaykh and the Barārī, and Head of Saint Dimyānah Monastery, he investigates the origins of Yusūf Zaydān’s novel ’cAzazil.’
Bishop Bīshūy clashes with the author of ’‘Azāzīl.’
Bishop Bīshūy finished drafting the decision to adopt the increase in salaries of bishops, priests and church workers by 50 percent. Pope Shenouda is expected to sign the decision upon his return from the United States.
Bishop Bīshūy has criticized other Christian denominations and made controversial declarations but Pope Shenouda continues to stand by him.
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.

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