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The diocese of al- Minya and Abu Qurqās organized a ceremony on the occasion of the second anniversary of Pope Shinūda’s death.
Today the Coptic Orthodox Church commemorates the second anniversary of Pope Shinūda’s death in the monastery of St. Bīshūy (Dayr al-Anbā Bīshūy) in Wādī al- Natrūn. The Coptic Cultural Center in St Mark’s Cathedral in Abāssiyah will grant, in honor of Pope Shinūda III, an international prize,...
In a statement disclosed to al-Maṣrī al-Yawm, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, issued a papal decree appointing the monk Pitruniyūs al-Maqārī (Petronius) as Secretary to St. Makāriyyūs The Great in Wādī Naṭrūn. The decision was announced during his...
On November 19, Christians of al-Fashn in the governorate of Banī Swayf will gather for the 40th day anniversary of Father Samʿān Shiḥāta’s death. This is a custom widely observed by Muslims and Christians alike, probably dating back to pharaonic days. In light of this occasion, please find...
Background: Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl talked about the issue of the Hanging Church and criticizes the Ministry of Culture in its stance regarding the issue. The interview was held in Arabic. Side A: The Hanging Church issue was focused on two main aspects; the reconstruction of the church and the...
The article discusses the passing of Father Antonious Henein, highlighting his achievements in his personal life and the contributions he made to furthering the Coptic Orthodox Church, both in Egypt, and in North America.
Rober al-Fāris discusses the phenomenon of the jokes that Copts tell about their priests, citing the opinions of a number of men of religion on the issue.
FatherAntonius Hanīn, the dignified priest of Mār Marqus Church in Los Angeles, passed away on November 16, 2006.
The article tackles the long-running problem of constructing churches in Egypt.
Akhbar al-Youm, received an angry comment from father Morcos Aziz regarding its article of last week [see RNSAW week 36, art.10] in which Amal Othman strongly criticized him. al-Arabi urged rapid intervention to prevent the collapse of an important monument. al-Qahira weekly published a...
The author, Jamāl Asaad, replies to an article written by Marqus ‘Azīz [Reviewer: no further information given about the article].
After a Supreme Council of Antiquities decision to execute urgently a fire protection system, a decision was made by the department of antiquities to terminate all restoration works, exposing the whole area to fire danger.
Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl, the pastor of the Hanging Church, replies to an article by Coptic thinker Jamāl As‘ad, in which he accused Father Khalīl of igniting sectarian sedition in Egypt. The pastor reviews As‘ad’s recent book, ‘Annī A‘tarif’ [Reviewer: I confess] in which, according to Father...
The author gives an update on the ongoing arguments between priest, Marqus ‘Azīz, and Coptic intellectual Jamāl ‘As‘ad ‘Abd al- Malākabout the political role of clergymen.
The Orthodox church continues its war against dissenting priests at its annual conference on orthodox doctrine.
Al- Maydān publishes the Supreme Council of Antiquities’ resolution no. 2129, dated July 18, 2006, which calls for immediate restoration of the Hanging Church in Old Cairo.
The author discusses the problems facing the Hanging Church as priests accuse a Christian businessman of encroaching on the sanctity of the church by building bazaars in front of the Mār Girgis church. Some point an accusing finger at the Supreme Council of Antiquities for supporting the...
The author reviews an old article of Pope Shenouda published in 1951. The article expresses the Pope’s opinion on the idea of establishing a churches union.
A number of Christian clergy, including Father Marqus ‘Azīz, Father Ibrām Emile Nājī and Father Antonius Mikhā’īl, respond to claims about the alleged involvement of the Coptic Orthodox church in the disappearance of a number of Muslim girls, whom were said to have converted to Christianity.
The author discusses his view that Zionists are fighting all other divine religions and trying to impose their idea that every believer is a terrorist.

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