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Members of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Lebanon have received pope Tawadros with splendid happiness. The Pope took part in condolences ceremony of Pope Mar Ignatius, late Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church after which he visited the Coptic Orthodox Church in Lebanon. Bishop Abraham of the...
Father Ruways Morcos, deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria and member of the Holy Synod, stated that no new amendments or discussions will take place on the currently drafted Papal Election Regulations. He added that after the regulations are drafted linguisticly, it shall be...
Fr. Ruways Morcos, deputy of St. Mark’s Cathedral, stated that Pope Tawadros will make his first visit to Lebanon on March 27 since he became Pope in order to take part in the prayers for Pope Mar Ignatius, late Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church who passed away last Friday (March 21) in...
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...
Father Sedrak, spokesman of the Orthodox Church in Ethiopia, stated that Pope Matthias I, Ethiopian Orthodox Pope will visit Pope Tawadros II after the Feast of Resurrection (Eastern) on April 20th. He added that the visit is unknot related to the crisis of the Nahdah dam, as it is a spiritual and...
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...
The date of the feast varies within Christian denominations. Western Christians celebrate the Nativity on a fixed date, 25 December, which was chosen by Pope Leo I Bishop of Rome (440-461, and coincided with the Coptic month, Kyahk 29.  Some Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate it on 6 January....
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...
The Pope Dioscorus Center for Theological Studies in Cairo is organizing a spiritual gathering on December 19.  theological conflicts and the role of the Coptic Orthodox Church in addressing these conflicts.
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...
Al-Waṭan made the first interview with Anba Murqus, Bishop of Shubrā al-Khaymah, after he assumed the presidency of the Clerical Council for Family Affairs. During the interview, Anba Murqus underscored that the 2016 bill is applied in the personal affairs councils; pointed out that the Unified...
Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs, took part in the closing ceremonies of the 2018 Saint Mark Festival in The Virgin Mary Church at al-Zaytūn. The ceremonies witnessed the announcement of the festival’s young winners, in the presence of bishop Mūsā...
The EgyptianChurch celebrated today the festival of mourning for Pope Kyrillos VI, the 116th Pope of the Coptic Church, at his shrine and church, recently inaugurated by Pope Tawadros II, at the Monastery of Saint Mina near Alexandria. The service was attended by a large number of priests and...
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.
The director of the Egyptian Center for Development Studies and Human Rights, and lawyer for the Coptic Church of Saint Mark and Pope Peter (also known as the Church of the Two Saints), Joseph Malāk, has filed a complaint to the Attorney General accusing many prominent figures, including  ‘Abd al-...
  Pope Tawadros II finished his two-day visit to Alexandria. The main goal of the visit was the consecration of the Church of Pope Kyrollos VI in the St. Mina Monastery in Maryūt, West of Alexandria, in addition to ordaining 15 priests (Ahmad Badrāwī, al-Shurūq, Mar. 4, p. 2). Read original text in...
  The Egyptian Council of Churches (a body that brings together the Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican, Evangelical and Greek Orthodox denominations) has released a statement condemning the killings of the Egyptian Christians in Libya, calling on the Libyan government to bring the perpetrators to...
On the occasion of al-Mawlid al-Nabawīy, or the Birth of the Prophet Muḥammad, offices of the Ministry of Endowments [Awqāf] organize festivities thought the country’s governorates. The Egyptian Christians do not miss to convey their sentiments of congratulations, manifested in different ways to...

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