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A book titled “Bishop Bīshūy…the Student of Pope Shenouda III, Guardian of the Orthodox Christianity and Defender of the Faith in Modern Times” triggered a row inside church circles.
This morning, the Secretary of the Holy Synod and General Bishop of the Churches in Downtown gave a statement on the Monastery of St. Macarius in Wadi Rayan in Faiyum. This happened during the consecration of three altars in the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. John in Bab el Louk
Bishop Rafael, the secretary of the Holy Synod travels today to the US to prepare the forthcoming visit of Pope Tawadros to the US, planned at the end of September. 
The performance of singer Īhāb Tawfīq in a French Orthodox church, belonging to the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, sparked anger and mocking. [CH: this church was founded by the late Bishop Marcos of France and Bishop Athanasius of France and consists mainly of French converts to Orthodoxy. They...
“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...
During a three-day meeting, the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church discussed five areas, ‘the Coptic Orthodox Creed and the challenges of the 21st century’, ‘the Coptic identity and how to serve the youth’, ‘ecumenical relationships’, ‘technology’, and ‘the means of social communications.
Dr. Najīb Jibrā`īl, president of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights (EUHR), praised the Supreme Constitutional Court’s decision on the rights of Christian employees to receive a paid month’s leave to visit Jerusalem, stressing that this provision is based on the principle of equality and...
Bishop Raphael, General Secretary to the Holy Synod, has said that although the previous regime tried, and failed, to maintain its legitimacy for over 30 years by driving a wedge between Muslims and Christians, the Muslim Brotherhood has succeeded in five months. The Bishop noted that during the 25...
What is written about Christian citizens in Egypt is not subject in any case to the logic of journalistic treatment as it is subject in many cases to the logic of intimidation and exaggeration or underestimation and stultification.

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