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Once again Syria’s suffering takes the starring role in a documentary about an underground field hospital in Aleppo, Doctor Ḥamza al-Khatīb and his daughter Samā, who was born while the hospital was getting bombed. Again Syria’s pain is nominated for an Oscar and honored by the world with a gold...
A state of controversy has erupted over the Los Angeles Coptic Orthodox Diocese’s decision to hold two masses for Christmas in 2020.  The first would be on the 24th of next December, and the second would be on the 6th of the following January, coinciding with the western and eastern calendars. ...
The Central Committee on National Awareness for Copts and the Priests Assembly in Alexandria launched a signature campaign calling for excluding the bishops running for the papal chair of Saint Mark to succeed Pope Shenouda III, who died in March.  
Bishop Marqus of Helwan and al-Ma’sarah denied any recommendations given by the Holy Synod to any of the candidates for the papal elections. Moreover, Bishop Serapion of Los Angeles said that he will meet with a number of priests and bishops who will vote for the next patriarch and will discuss...
Coptic Orthodox Bishop Serapion [Sirābiyyūn] of the Los Angeles Diocese discussed the concept of Christian unity in the 46th episode of the “Church Heritage... Spirit and Life” program aired on Coptic Christian TV channels.
Nabīlah Makram, Minister of State for immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs, stressed that the government is keen on communicating with the countrymen abroad. Makram affirms that this is especially important as they lack the correct and realistic information about what is happening in their...
The Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs, Nabīlah Makram, concluded her visit to Los Angeles, and met with members of the Egyptian community.
Background: The tomb of the sons of Rameses II (KV5) was discovered in February 1994 by Professor Kent R. Weeks, an American Egyptologist in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor. The tomb had been briefly and superficially explored before, but due to all the debris in the tomb, the preceding...
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark inaugurated on Sunday the third seminar of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.  Titled “Church Services and The Coptic Family”, the seminar reviewed a number of papers, including the personal...
The Coptic Orthodox Church's Holy Synod formed an 18-member committee that will make a list of nominees for the patriarchic chair. Clergymen on the committee included Bishop Hīdrā of Aswan, Bishop Benjamin of Monufia, Bishop Būla of Tanta, Bishop Abrām of al-Fayoum, Bishop Serapion of Los Angeles...

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