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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...
There has been a rumor that 22 of the top metropolitans and bishops were backing presidential candidate ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh, sparking anger that could in turn have a negative effect on all priests in churches and Coptic electorate. Spurred by these rumors, the Holy Synod had to issue a...
On Friday Mar. 15, the Pope met with representatives of Coptic movements at the St. Marks Cathedral in al-'Abbāsīyyah. One of the leaders of the Coptic Youth Union explained that a delegation of representatives has travelled to Tripoli to investigate the case of Coptic prisoners held on charges of...
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...

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