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 Bishop Pachomius, commenting on calls to stage protests against the Muslim Brotherhood on August 24, said the church does not interfere in politics, adding the church remains a spiritual institution that keeps its distance from political affairs. Father Rafīq Greish, the media spokesman for the...
Bishop Dr. Yūhannā Qultah Sa‘īd, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, comments on the recent attack on Egyptian troops in Sinai and the tragic events in Dahshūr: “the internal picture is just another facet of what is happening on the [Sinai] border … There is a pressing need for the...
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy in Alexandria warned that leaflets attributed to a Coptic author have been spread in the streets of Alexandria including false information about the “Copts’ success” in ousting the Islamists from power. Also the leaflet says that Copts have filed a claim for autonomy...
The legal adviser of the Catholic Orthodox Church, Amir Ramzy, said that there is no clear representation of Christians in the assembly. He stated that important points have not been included in the draft amendments, including the claim to change the religion after reaching the legal age in order...
For the first time since four years, the three Egyptian Churches celebrate Easter at the same time, on the coming Saturday evening. Father Rafīq Jarīsh, spokesperson for the Catholic Church, said that this year all Churches in the world celebrate Easter at the same day because the eastern and the...
Father Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, participated in the Synod on Young People at the Vatican, which was presided over by Pope Francis.  In his speech to the Synod, the Catholic Patriarch said “I bring you greetings from young Egyptians.  These youth are growing...
Father Hānī Bākhūm, spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, stated that the decision taken by Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican on the abolition of the death penalty[1] from the Catechism of the Catholic Church reflects a doctrinal development and a...
Under intensive security coverage, the Coptic Catholic Church in Naṣr City celebrated the Christmas Eve Mass presided by Patriarch Ibrāhīm Isḥāq.
“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...
Egyptian Churches celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) at the end of October, in the presence of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq of the Coptic Catholic Church, Rev. Andrīyya Zakī, Head of the Evangelical...

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