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The Evangelical Synod of the Nile held a plenary meeting as part of session 129 at the headquarters of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in al-Azbakiyya.
The Damanhūr Criminal Court referred the papers of the monks Wā’il Saʿd Tawāḍrūs, and Faltaʾūs al-Maqārī, accused of killing Bishop Epiphanius, to the Grand Mufti for legal opinion on the execution of the death sentence. The court decided to schedule the hearing session for April 24, 2019 to...
A Copt attempted to attack Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II during his weekly sermon on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Saint Mark Cathedral in al-‘Abbāsīyyah. The attacker, ‘Adil Līyūn Wahīb, attempted to reach the place the Pope is staying. People panicked, but the security guards succeeded in...
The Media Center of Egypt’s Cabinet denied the news that has been circulating on some websites and social networking sites, that claimed that the closure of three churches in Minya came due to pressure stemming from some who object to the existence of churches in the province.
Events in Minya have escalated recently, and sectarianism has reared its ugly face once again. Bishop Makarius [Makāriyūs], the General Bishop of Minya and Abu Qurqāṣ, remains the champion of the scene, where he alone is held responsible for the aftermath of unrest in the governorate. 
The papal elections committee, entrusted with preparing a new statute on the election of the pope, postponed its first meeting on Tuesday (November 20), which was planned to be devoted to the discussing the 1957 statute. The panel is scheduled to meet Wednesday (November 21).
The new pope, while exiting the papal office to the Cathedral for his enthronement as the 118th patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, could not control himself and wept with joy.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II is considering the re-formation of the church tribunals that used to be headed by Bishop Bīshūy.
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod is holding on Thursday (November 21) its first meeting after the investiture of Pope Tawāḍrūs II as elections of the Synod’s secretariat and subcommittees will be held. 
ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Barr, the dean of the Usūl al-Dīn (Muslim Theology) College in al-Mansūrah, al-Daqahlia governorate, and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Irshād (Guidance) Office, said he attended the new Coptic Orthodox Pope enthronement ceremony because it is a kind of good deed ordered by...

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