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Bishop Bula of Tantā and Chairman of the Clerical Council, said the Orthodox Church and General Bishop David of the United States are working out arrangements for an expected visit by President Mursī to New York on Wednesday (September 26).
Pope Tawadros II returned to run the affairs of the Church again from the Papal Headquarters in St. Mark’s Cathedral in 'Abbāsīyyah after it had to be abandoned for two months. He had been treatened with murder because of his involvement in the June 30 Revolution. Until today, the Pope cannot hold...
“Divorce is granted only in the case of adultery”—This is the solution the Coptic Constitution offers those who are affected by personal status crises and seek separation and divorce.  The late Pope Shinūda III issued a regulation in 2008 that expanded the reasons for divorce to two: adultery...
In continuation of his administrative reform in the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawāḍrūs II passed a papal decree appointing Ibrām Imīl (new undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox papacy‎) as Secretary of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and a member of the Holy Synod in succession to Father Ruways...
Al-Waṭan made the first interview with Anba Murqus, Bishop of Shubrā al-Khaymah, after he assumed the presidency of the Clerical Council for Family Affairs. During the interview, Anba Murqus underscored that the 2016 bill is applied in the personal affairs councils; pointed out that the Unified...
In the latest issue of the Church magazine ‘al-Kirāzah,’ Pope Ṭawāḍrūs II, Pope and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark and the Church of Alexandria, announced in an article entitled ‘Spiritual Innovation’ that the bishops, priests, and   laity   administrating bishoprics and councils are to be...
The increasing number of Coptic Orthodox pilgrims to Jerusalem during the Holy Week since the passing away of Pope Shinūda III generated a great debate and a media hype on the Coptic travel ban to Jerusalem the latter had imposed in the 80s as long as the holy territory is under Israeli occupation...
Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod, severely criticized Cornelis Hulsman, Editor-in-Chief of the electronic news bulletin Arab-West Report (AWR), over the latter’s last week interview with al-Watan newspaper in which he accused the senior clergyman of being "sectarian”. [...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Clerical Council has resumed requests for divorce submitted by Copts, after two months while Copts held demonstrations demanding the right to divorce and remarry. Since then, many people have left the Coptic Orthodox Church and joined another denomination in order to be...

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