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The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the death of the monk Fr. Yūḥannā al- Maqārī at the age of over 90 years old, after leading a monastic life that lasted about 55 years.
The defrocked monk Yaʿqūb al-Maqārī continues to exploit his monastic name and clothes on the social media platform Facebook, despite his divestment from the Coptic Orthodox Church in 2018. The Church does not recognize the place he lives in as a monastery (Monastery of the Virgin Mary and Saint...
In this investigative report, Mada Masr [Madā Miṣr] interviews the victims of Michael Fahmī, who has been accused of sexually assaulting underage Coptic girls through his pseudo medical practice.  This summary focuses on the aspects of the report that examine Fahmī’s relationship with the Coptic...
With the increase in priest and monk deaths, including the head of the St. Pachomius [Bākhūm] Monastery in Luxor, various Coptic denominations have been working hard to get their members vaccinated.  
Coptic Orthodox Church Spokesman Fr. Mūsā Ibrāhīm denied rumors circulating on social media that a Coptic Orthodox priest had died from “black fungus” in Egypt, stressing that no priests or monks as of recent have died from the disease.
The Coptic Orthodox Church categorically rejected a statement circulating on social media purportedly issued by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on monasticism and monasteries. 
St. Macarius Monastery [dayr Abū Maqār] in Wādī al-Naṭrūn announced the passing of Fr. Bāsīliyūs al-Maqārī, one of Mattā al-Miskīn’s most famous students, after suffering from age-related diseases and not the Coronavirus. 
The churches of Northern Shubrā are presenting a series entitled “A Historical Documentary of the Churches of Northern Shubrā” prepared by one of the deacons at St. George [Mār Jirjis] Church.  It documents the history of every church from their founding to their service. 
The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.
The Coptic Orthodox Church continues to issue warnings over people trying to steal donations from Copts under various pretenses.  The latest comes from the Diocese of Dayr Mawās and Diljā, which warned of the circulation of receipts stamped with a seal attributed to “Brothers of the Lord” in the...

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