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The Catholic Church in Egypt announced that it has taken new measures to fight the Coronavirus for daily liturgy and Christmas masses that will be celebrated on December 24th and 25th. 
Controversy on social media continues after Pope Tawāḍrūs decided to allow Dr. George Ḥabīb Bibāwī to return to the Coptic Church. Bibāwī, a former teacher in the Coptic Clerical & Theological College, was excommunicated from the Coptic Orthodox Church, by the Holy Synod under Pope Shinūda III...
Al-Dustūr has learned that the Coptic Orthodox Church is performing spiritual and pastoral services for Ashʿiyāʾ al-Maqārī and Faltāʾūs al-Maqārī, the two monks accused of murdering Bishop Epiphanius [Epīphaniyyūs], the late head of St. Macarius monastery [dayr Abū Maqār] in Wādī al-Naṭrūn.
Sāra ʿAllām, the reporter for the Coptic matters to al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ, has revealed details of his holiness Pope Tawādrūs II’s announcement on the use of Communion spoons and the spread of Coronavirus in a new ‘Live’ broadcast on the Instagram page of al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ. This came after Pope Tawādrūs...
In an unprecedented move, the Rose al-Yūsuf magazine departed from the nation’s typical way, and attacked the Coptic Orthodox Church and its bishops in the Holy Synod. 
Churches have settled on a group of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus among churchgoers whenever they return for religious services.  This is in addition to a forthcoming decision by the Egyptian Cabinet about reopening houses of worship in mid-June.  Measures...
The National Press Authority decided to report the editor-in-chief of the magazine Rose al-Youssif [Rūz al-Yūssif] to the authorities for disparaging the Coptic Orthodox Church on the cover of its most recent issue. The commission decided to issue an apology to the church, and the magazine will...
The magazine Rūz al-Yūsif, in its Saturday edition, caused controversy after including a portrait of Bishop Raphael [Rāfāʾīl], who is bishop of the churches in central Cairo, next to Muḥammad Badī’, a leader in the Muslim Brotherhood, on their front cover. The Church was outraged by its publication...
Is precaution doubting in God’s ability?!  Is using reason to fight the Coronavirus a lack of faith?!  On the margin of these difficult questions, the controversy around using the spoon in the sacrament of the Eucharist again resurfaces thanks to the personal ambitions of some priests and clergy as...
Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that last Saturday the church issued a decision to ban gatherings, sports clubs, and nurseries and to suspend church activities in the context of preventative measures against the coronavirus.

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