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On June 1st, Coptic Orthodox Churches will be having mass for the first time since the decision to suspend liturgies and masses at churches in March as according to Coronavirus precautionary measures.  Masses will be without the presence of a congregation. 
Is precaution doubting in God’s ability?!  Is using reason to fight the Coronavirus a lack of faith?!  On the margin of these difficult questions, the controversy around using the spoon in the sacrament of the Eucharist again resurfaces thanks to the personal ambitions of some priests and clergy as...
Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that last Saturday the church issued a decision to ban gatherings, sports clubs, and nurseries and to suspend church activities in the context of preventative measures against the coronavirus.
Bishop Aghāthūn, bishop of Maghāgha and al-ʿIdwah for Orthodox Copts announced the launching of a campaign on Facebook to fight what he described as false church teachings, innovation, modern heresies, and widespread misconceptions in several places through different means and channels.  All of...
A state of controversy has erupted over the Los Angeles Coptic Orthodox Diocese’s decision to hold two masses for Christmas in 2020.  The first would be on the 24th of next December, and the second would be on the 6th of the following January, coinciding with the western and eastern calendars. ...
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...
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 Secretariat of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church has introduced a questionnaire for monks across various parishes, the Churches of Saint Mark, and servants of the Church regarding the selection process for monks and their preparation for monasticism, as well as their relationship...
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II said during his meeting with secretaries of the churches of Alexandria, that the issue of the unification of Christmas has not been raised to the Holy Synod and was not discussed.
Naẓīr Jayyid Rūfāʾil was born on August 3, 1923 in Asyūṭ governorate, who over the days became His Holiness Pope Shinūda III, Pope of Alexandria, and the 117th Patriarch of St. Mark's See. He declared: "I am a citizen who serves God through the people."   Today is celebrated the 96th anniversary...

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