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The Arabic Network learned that the Orthodox Church in Egypt forced the new monks to sign pledges to ban the use of telephone and social networking sites.
Naẓīr Jayyid Rūfāʾil was born on August 3, 1923 in Asyūṭ governorate, who over the days became His Holiness Pope Shinūda III, Pope of Alexandria, and the 117th Patriarch of St. Mark's See. He declared: "I am a citizen who serves God through the people."   Today is celebrated the 96th anniversary...
President ‘Abdul Fattaḥ al-Sīsī issued Decision No. 198 of 2019 on forming the Board of the Coptic Orthodox Endowments Authority (COEA) under the chairmanship of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
In special statement to Al-Dustur, the Secretary to Pope Tawāḍrūs II FR. Anjilius Ishaq expressed his strong displeasure with the rumor spread about Metropolitan Anba Bākhūmius of Buḥayra and its Affiliated Areas.
Well-informed ecclesiastical sources revealed the itinerary of Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, during the Holy week, which began Sunday with the "Palm Sunday," to end next Sunday, by the glorious Easter.
During the Sunday Mass, the Palm Sunday has been celebrated with the Incense Chapel. The priest lit the incense in front of the altar and then lit the cross and the icon of the Palm, decorated with palm fronds and flowers, reciting the chapters of the cycle known as the cycle of the Cross.
Major General Jamāl Nūr al-Dīn, Governor of Asyut, witnessed the ceremony of enthronization of His Eminence Bishop Theophilus on the throne of Manfalūṭ of the Orthodox Copts and his ordination as bishop on the chair of the Diocese and successor to the departed Bishop Anṭūniyyūs.
Father Benjamin Mitrī (Bishop  of the Church of St. Mark in Buḥayrah and Maṭrūḥ) died today at the age of 77 after spending around 50 years in priestly service. For his part, Pope Tawāḍrūs II offered his condolences to Bishop Bākhūmiyyūs of Buḥayrah and the priests of his diocese for the...
The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.
Many Copts hailed the acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius who fairly and adeptly ran the church’s affairs during a transitional period that followed the death of Pope Shenouda III earlier this year.

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