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"Year of activity" was the slogan of the three churches of Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical communities in Egypt throughout 2018. During the year, the Pope made several rounds abroad along with a group of pastoral visits that serve the members of the three communities.
Action is being taken to revive the Congregational Council [al-Majlis al-Millī], which has been suspended since the January 2011 revolution.  Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, has commissioned Coptic Church Advisor Munṣif Sulaymān to draft new regulations to organize...
Fr. Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, consecrated alters and icons in fourteen churches while recently visiting the United States of America.  During his visit, which began on September 13...
It's been five years since Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, started his papacy. During this term, he was keen to introduce multiple changes in the church system.
Pope Tawadros II., Pope and Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, is preparing the Chrism Oil for the first time since he became Pope.The first time is also the hardest, since there are some who attack him personally for violation of the faith since  he has changed the rituals of preparing the...
Pope Tawadros attended yesterday the graduation ceremony of the 2013 class of the Care and Educational Institute (Girgis Fikrī, al- Shurūq, April 2, 2014, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic.    
Anonymous sources stated to al- Shurūq, that a number of mediators have communicated with Dr. Muhammad Alī Bishr, who has been delegated with the political affairs of the Muslim Brotherhood in an attempt to resolve the current political conflict. The sources stated that Bishr commented that these...
Pope Tawadros led the third morning mass for his deceased mother, Samiah Nassīm, in St. Mark’s Church in Alexandria.  His mother passed away Friday morning, March 28, at the age of 83. Soon after the mass, the Pope returned to the headquarters in St Mark’s Cathedral in Abbāssiyah, Cairo. He will...
Pope Tawadros’ mother has passed away on March 28. A mass was led by Pope Tawadros in the Monastery of St. Dimyanah in Dakahlia and was attended by government and popular leaders, representatives of churches and masses of condolers. Thousands  have lined up to give condolences in St. Mark’s...
Pope Tawadros denied statements that were attributed to him yesterday that “the nomination of Field Marshall al- Sīsī is a general duty”. He denied making any statements to media in the past  two weeks. Al- Watan, a Kuwaiti newspaper has published statements attributed to Pope Tawadros claiming...
In continuation of his administrative reform in the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawāḍrūs II passed a papal decree appointing Ibrām Imīl (new undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox papacy‎) as Secretary of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and a member of the Holy Synod in succession to Father Ruways...
Pope Tawadros stated that since June 30th Egypt is implementing a road-map according to very clear steps. Some of those steps such as drafting a constitution and approving it were implemented. He added that Field Marshal Abd al- Fattah al- Sīsī has widespread popularity as he has ‘saved Egypt.’ He...
A delegation from the Coptic Orthodox Church, including Bishop Rafael and Bishop Kyrollos, Bishop of Milano, visited Moscow a few days ago to prepare for Pope Tawadros’ visit. The meeting discussed possibilities of cooperation between the Russian and Coptic Orthodox churches.  Observers stated the...
Father Angelios Isaac, the secretary of Pope Tawadros II, stated that the Pope and Father Bolus Halīm are the only two people who speak on the behalf of the Church, and any other person speaks for himself only.  He added that the Pope did forbid any priest or bishop from appearing on satellite...
Pope Tawadros has accused human rights reports on Copts in Egypt of being “purposefully distorted misunderstandings” during one of his statements to a satellite channel [the article did not mention the channel].   This led to a wave of anger among human rights activists who accused the Pope of...
During a three-day meeting, the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church discussed five areas, ‘the Coptic Orthodox Creed and the challenges of the 21st century’, ‘the Coptic identity and how to serve the youth’, ‘ecumenical relationships’, ‘technology’, and ‘the means of social communications.
Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, is to open today, Wednesday, the largest Coptic Library in the Middle East.
According to Bishop Royce Morcos, spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II will not present the patriarch election list to the Egyptian president this week, because he is still in the stage of making the final adjustments that were agreed upon during the seminar at the St....
Pope Tawadros has issued new decisions with respect to the organization of the church in Egypt and abroad.
Pope Tawadros stated that he is a student of  Pope Kyrillos and Pope Shenouda.

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