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The article discusses a plan to further develop Coptic Studies at Claremont Graduate University, and points to a number of individuals, students and Coptic figures, who both support the program and see the potential for increasing Coptic awareness around the globe.
A frequently recurring problem has to do with religious identity, and specifically the documented religion of an individual oftentimes contradicting his actual religious practices. The article discusses this issue, and presents some specific cases.
In the article, a large number of bishops of the Coptic Orthodox Church have been engaging in a hidden struggle to reach the papal seat.
The author investigates a frequently re-occurring problem of older churches in Egypt being unable to produce legitimate documentation to prove their validity, having existed prior to the imposed required documentation. As a result of the missing documents, authorities refuse to grant many of these...
A group calling themselves the “Clergy Group” handed out, on the eve of Easter, leaflets in which they accused Bishop Ammonius who has been isolated in Anbā Bīshūy Monastery, of swindling, stealing and wasting the bishopric’s money.
The conflict between Bishop Kyrillos and the six priests is still ongoing despite the interference of Pope Shenouda and his decision to return Bishop Kyrillos to his bishopric in Naj‘ Hammādī.
Bishop Kyrillos began mobilizing all Bishop Bīshūy’s opponents including Bishop Paphnotius of Samālūt and Bishop Taklā, who was excommunicated five years previously, in order to stand against Bishop Bīshūy.
The incident is another episode in the ongoing conflict between Bishop Kyrillos’ supporters and a number of priests who filed a complaint against him.
Bishop Kyrillos asserted that his disagreements with some priests are due to material and administrative matters.
International Religious Freedom Report 2006, released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.


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