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Bishop Daniel of Sydney is now subject to a police investigation following allegations of serious fraud within the church.
After 76 years of asking for a Christian personal status law in Egypt, churches and the government have agreed on a bill that will be revealed soon after it goes to the House of Representatives to be approved.
The conflict between the Coptic and Ethiopian Churches over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] that lies in the Old City of Jerusalem began in 1820 and was impacted by the situations in the two countries and involvement of other international groups, who used the issue as...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s stance on the Palestinian cause is tied to the church’s stance on the Egyptian state.  If the pope agreed with the head of state, the church identified with its official position.  However, if the church didn’t agree with the state, then it took a stance inconsistent...
The Coptic Orthodox Church issued an official statement published in al-Kirāza Magazine about the execution of Wāʾil Saʿd (formerly known as Monk Ashʿiyāʾ al-Maqārī) for killing Bishop Epiphanius [Epīphāniyyūs], head of St. Macarius Monastery [dayr Abū Maqār].
The Coptic Orthodox Church categorically rejected a statement circulating on social media purportedly issued by Pope Tawāḍrūs II on monasticism and monasteries. 
Pope Tawāḍrūs II has recently been subjected to vicious attacks from some of his opponents within the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Controversy on social media continues after Pope Tawāḍrūs decided to allow Dr. George Ḥabīb Bibāwī to return to the Coptic Church. Bibāwī, a former teacher in the Coptic Clerical & Theological College, was excommunicated from the Coptic Orthodox Church, by the Holy Synod under Pope Shinūda III...
Metropolitan Sirābiyūn [Serapion], archbishop of Los Angeles and its subsidiaries, stressed that there are different explanations to the statements made by Pope Francis about gay rights with some saying that these statements were made at different times, or that they were grouped together by the...
The criminal court in Dokki [al-Duqqī], Giza, referred the lawsuit being raised by Bishop Aghāthūn, bishop of Maghāgha and al-ʿIdwah, against journalist Sāra ʿAllām to the circuit specialized in publication matters.  Aghāthūn accused ʿAllām of insulting and defaming Pope Shinūda and Pope Tawāḍrūs...

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