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In an attempt to monitor the situation of Copts around the world, we observe in Australia the visit of Bishop Rāfāʾīl, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod, in Canada the struggle of Copts against sex education, and in America a verdict of 175 years in prison for assaulting minors.
The dioceses of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, is preparing for the first historic visit of Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria to the south-eastern continent at the end of August. 
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs II of Alexandria will be given the keys to the Australian City of Casey in his visit to the city on September 8 in honor of his efforts in promoting love and peace among people and his wisdom in leading the Coptic Orthodox Church in the recent years during which...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...
For years I have been extremely cautious with reports published by Jihād Watch and AINA (a source often quoted by Jihād Watch). Their language tends to be inflammatory and stories that I was able to check in the past – see the many reports about this subject in AWR – proved to be exaggerated....
AWR was pleased to cooperate with Encounter, a program of ABC radio, Australia. For the interviews and transcript of ABC please check this address: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/encounter/stories/2011/3147651.htm#transcript  
The differences between the monastery of Antonius and the Red Sea governorate were blown up in Western media, fired up by Coptic activists in the West. The monasteries wish for protecting peace and quiet in the area was understandable but their method of protesting is questionable. Egyptian...
The Anglican General Synod of Australia accepted a resolution speaking about persecution of Christians in Egypt. The resolution was accepted without consulting the Anglican bishop in Cairo or Anglican experts in England who are well acquainted with the church in Egypt.
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