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It’s been one year since the Holy Synod Monastic Affairs Committee issued its 12 revolutionary decrees on regulating monastic life against the backdrop of the murder of Bishop Epiphaniyūs, Abbot of the Saint Macarius [Makāriyyūs] Monastery in Wādī al-Naṭrūn. The decrees were announced following a...
Dr. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Qunṣuwa, Governor of Alexandria, and the leaders of the Coptic denominations participated in the funeral of Bishop ʿĀdil Zakī, Apostolic Vicar of Alexandria for the Catholics of the Latin rite in Egypt, which took place at St. Catherine's Church in Alexandria on Wednesday evening.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, presided over mass at the Headquarters of the Church of the Archangel Michael [al-Malāk Mikhāʾīl] in Bayt al-Karma in King Maryūt, west of Alexandria on Wednesday evening.  He was joined by 7 other general bishops, who...
Kamāl Zākhir, a Coptic thinker and activist, sees the developments surrounding the monastic life today as needing to be placed within their proper historical context.  “We are facing a general stage that is not limited to monasticism alone where the digital revolution was able to surpass all...
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Church is announcing new decisions, including the recognition of monasteries that are under the supervision of the Church but have not received ecclesiastical recognition to this day.
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced in a statement yesterday the inauguration of Mār Jirjis Church in Abū Qurqāṣ Center, Minya.
On Sunday the Unites States Commission on International Religious Freedom expressed its strong concerns about the arrest of the Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil and a recent campaign of repression that targeted activists and journalists.
This article first appeared in Pokrof in 2011 under the title Strakke Koptische Huwelijkswetgeving leidt tot spanningen; binnenkerkelijk, politiek en interreligieus.  AWR reader Dr. Rachel Scott, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech...
The Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center (COCC) under the supervision of Bishop Irmiyā, the General Bishop and head of the center, is participating in its 7th Coptic Orthodox book fair.  The book fair will run until November 22 in the Saint Athanāsiyūs room of the Anbā Ruways Church under the St. Mark’s...
For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...

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