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The papal nominations committee under Bishop Pachomius starts meetings today (October 5) at the Anba Bīshūy Monastery in Wādī al-Natrūn, where the body of Pope Shenouda III was laid to rest.
 Al-Sabāh reported that Pope Tawadros finished his seclusion at Saint Bishoy Monastery (Dayr al-Anbā Bīshūy) in Wādī al-Natrūn (it is known that patriarchs do that in hard times). 
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II called upon Copts to pray for Egypt and for its officials so that God could enlighten them and give them wisdom.
Members of the nominations and elections committees under the acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius started works inside Anba Bīshūy Monastery in Wādī al-Natrūn, to examine all 81 contests submitted against the 17 candidates – seven bishops and 10 monks – vying over the chair of Saint Mark. [Marco ‘...
Pope Tawadros II led the Palm Sunday mass yesterday in the Monastery of Saint Bishoy in Wādī al-Natrūn. Many Bishops and hundreds of Copts attended it. Hundreds of Copts celebrated Palm Sunday in the Cathedral of Abbāsiyah, amidst intensive security presence. Vendors sold palm leaves at the...
Major General Hāshim Āmna visited Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of the Church of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Marc – at the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy in Wādi al-Naṭrūn. The Governor presented the Beheira Governorate shield to the Pope and expressed his congratulatory...
The Holy Synod Secretary Bishop Daniel stated that the Coptic Orthodox Church issued no statements regarding the decision to defrock two monks of the St. Makarius Monastery, also known as Abu Maqār Monastery, for not complying to the regulations of monastic life and disobeying the abbot of their...
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...
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....
  Saint Bishoy Monastery in Wadi Natrūn Monastery announced the opening of the shrine of the late Pope Shenouda III to visitors. The monastery is to receive Coptic and Muslim visitors to earn blessings and learn about his private life.  
Yesterday, Pope Tawadros II, Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, opened the second annual session of the Holy Synod, which was held at the Monastery of  Anbā Bishoy in Wādī al-Natrūn under the title “Towards a Better Future for the Church.” The session was dedicated to the discussion of the...
Pope Tawadros II is going  to the monastery of Saint Bishoy in the Wadī al- Nātrun to start the fast of Yunan (Jonah), known as the ‘Nineveh Fast.’ He shall return on Wednesday to give his weekly sermon (Michael Fāris, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Feb. 10). Read original text in Arabic. 
St Mark’s Cathedral in Abāssiyah has witnessed security intensifications on the eve of the revolution’s anniversary. Security personnel locked its gates and prohibited the any cars from entering. Pope Tawadros has left the Cathedral to the Monastery of Saint Bishoy in the Wādī al-Natrūn (Mustafá...
A high-ranking Emirati delegation has visited Pope Tawadros in the Anba Bishoy Monastery in Wadī al-Natrūn. Pope Tawadros is reported to have said “We are very happy to meet our Emirati brethren who we have a strong bonds and relations with” (Nagwá Bikhāyt, al-Dustūr, Jan. 15, p. 2). Read original...
Cornelis Hulsman Drs. and Bishop Thomas of al-Qussia discuss the bishop's Anafora retreat center in an interview published by the Maadi Messenger in 2014 with additional contextual commentary by Cornelis Hulsman.
In a statement to the press, Pope Tawāḍurūs II, pope and patriarch of Alexandria of Egypt, said that the Church considers the killing of the Abbot of the Anba Maqār Monastery ‘a criminal offense’ which has been properly investigated by the relevant and competent legal authorities. “More than 400...
The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Wādi al-Natrūn, headed by Wāʾil Bakr, continued its investigation to uncover the mystery behind the death of Anba Ipiphāniyūs, the abbot of the Monastery of Anba Maqār (Makarius the Great), who died from head injuries at dawn on Sunday, July 29. 
In a statement disclosed to al-Maṣrī al-Yawm, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, issued a papal decree appointing the monk Pitruniyūs al-Maqārī (Petronius) as Secretary to St. Makāriyyūs The Great in Wādī Naṭrūn. The decision was announced during his...
 Nārīmān Fawzī begins this article by recalling a horrific scene that took place inside a monastary in Egypt. On July 29, an unprecedented and heinous murder occurred in the St. Makarius the Great Monastery or best known as Deir Anba Maqār in al-Bihīra. Here, the local abbot, Bishop Epiphaniyūs,...

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