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 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,...
In this week’s column, Rev. Fr. Anjilūs Jirjis of the Coptic Orthodox Diocesan Church of Port-Said highlights the history of monasticism and the tragic death of Bishop Ipiphāniyūs inside his monastery In one of the many episodes of the persecution of the Copts, Pope Cosmas II hid in a small village...
The Egyptian Church decided not to accept any new monks in monasteries and churches for one year, after the killing of Bishop Ipiphāniyūs (Epiphanius), Abbot of the Abu Maqār Monastery (Saint Makarius the Great) days ago.
The Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, Pope Tawāḍrūs delivered three important messages in his speech to the monks of Abu Maqār Monastery at the funeral of Bishop Epiphaniyūs, who was found dead at his monastery on Sunday morning.
Pope Tawadros met with several Church and political leaders the day before yesterday (June 11) at Saint Bishoy (Bīshūy) Monastery in Wādī al-Natrūn. They discussed Coptic involvement in the upcoming June 30 demonstrations and Pope Tawadros emphasized that the Church will not involve itself in such...
Residents of al-Khusūs have confirmed that the majority of the Muslims arrested have no connection to the event and were arrested unjustly after security forces stormed their homes and threatened the families with weapons. Maj. Gen. Mahmūd Yusrī, Director of al-Qalyubia Security Department, denied...
Spokesman of President Mursī, Dr. Yāsir ꞌAlī, yesterday commented on statements delivered by President Mursī on Egyptian Christians describing them as “minorities”. Accusing media of delivering false reports, ꞌAlī argued that media have taken President Mursī’s statements out of context and that the...
Under the title “The Coptic Evangelical and Orthodox Churches celebrate Christmas without the Muslim Brotherhood”, al-Wafd reports that both Egyptian Churches had received congratulatory phone call from President Mursī, while a number of public figures came personally to attend the Christmas masses...
On Monday, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria, awarded Nādiya ʿAbdu, Governess of Beheira [al-Biḥayrah], with a Coptic shield at the occasion of the inauguration of two churches, St. Makārīyūs al-Sakandarī and the Three Macarius Saints church, at St. Makārīūs al-Sakandarī Monastery at Mount al-...
Today, Bishop Bakhūmīyūs, Metropolitan of Beheira [Biḥayrah] and Matrouh [Matrūḥ], head of the St. Makārīūs al-Sakandarī Monastery welcomed Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, at the monastery in Beheira. There, in the village al-Kiffaḥ, he inaugurated two...

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