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In response to objections directed at him by some people over his reforms, Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the Coptic Orthodox Church is not like other new or modern churches, adding that it is one of the oldest Christian churches in the world, and that no one can change the Church.  He also said that...
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...
The Coptic Orthodox Church, headed by Pope TawāḍrūsII, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark, is preparing to celebrate this Friday, 11th September, the Coptic New Year, known as the feast of Nayrouz [ʿīd al-Nayrūz].
In his first decision in 2020 Pope Tawādrūs II appointed Rev. Monk Kīrillus al-Anba Bīshūy as director for his office and responsible for any correspondence with the official agencies of the state. Bishop Bīshūy will also communicate with the archbishops, the bishops and the parishes. 
Bishop Aghāthūn, bishop of Maghāgha and al-ʿIdwah for Orthodox Copts announced the launching of a campaign on Facebook to fight what he described as false church teachings, innovation, modern heresies, and widespread misconceptions in several places through different means and channels.  All of...
On Thursday, April 11, the heads of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and Episcopal Churches held a meeting at the papal headquarters at St. Mark Cathedral in ʿAbāssiyya in the hopes of ending the harmful personal status crisis.  The meeting was presided over by Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Patriarch ...
It’s been one year since the Holy Synod Monastic Affairs Committee issued its 12 revolutionary decrees on regulating monastic life against the backdrop of the murder of Bishop Epiphaniyūs, Abbot of the Saint Macarius [Makāriyyūs] Monastery in Wādī al-Naṭrūn. The decrees were announced following a...
On Saturday, the Coptic Orthodox Church concluded the activities of the “Passport” conference for young expatriates from all governorates, organized by the Expatriates Committee of the Youth Bishopric at the House of St. Marina in the Abū Talāt area, west of Alexandria. 
Bishop Angaelos [Anjilūs], the Pope’s secretary for the Coptic Orthodox dioceses of the USA, returned to Egypt this week and met Pope Tawāḍrūs II yesterday to discuss the demands of the priests and the congregation of t Northern Shubra, Cairo, which he supervised before he was appointed secretary...
The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church will approve in a coming meeting before the end of the year four sets of internal regulations. The regulations include: regulations for the elections of the Pope, for new educational institutes, for Church education, and for new bishops. This is in the context...

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