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Meanwhile, the committee overseeing the papal elections postponed interviews with candidates pending the end of a deadline to register voters. Archbishop Abram of al-Fayoum, a member of the nominations committee, said the challenges against candidates will be received by unregistered voters, adding...
According to the 1957 statute, May 15 will mark the 60th day the papal chair became vacant, Bishop Abrām told al-Ahrām in a meeting attended by Counselors Edward Ghālib and Malak Mīnā, members of the candidacy committee secretariat. Ghālib said the mass media offers suggests incorrect names and...
Counselor Walīd Mas’ūd, head Burj al-‘Arab Prosecution Office, has ordered that the individual suspected of having killed five people in Alexandria be remanded under custody pending investigation. The suspect claims he was taking vengeance for their mistreatment of him (Shīrīn Tāhir, al-Wafd, Feb....
Upon the interference of Hūsām al-Dīn Imām, the Governor of Dakahlia, an end to the crisis over construction of the annexed administrative building to the “Virgin Mary Church” in the Torīl district of Al-Mansūrah East / Dakahlia was set.
Bishop Abrām of al-Fayyoum, the secretary of the committee receiving papers of candidates for the papal chair in succession of Pope Shenouda III, refused to reveal names of applicants, adding the names of the seven candidates, of whom three to be selected, will be announced on May 15. [Ashraf Sādiq...
The Coptic Orthodox Church's Holy Synod formed an 18-member committee that will make a list of nominees for the patriarchic chair. Clergymen on the committee included Bishop Hīdrā of Aswan, Bishop Benjamin of Monufia, Bishop Būla of Tanta, Bishop Abrām of al-Fayoum, Bishop Serapion of Los Angeles...
Abba Ibram, Bishop of Faiyum, negated claims by monks at the Abba Makarious Monastery that local authorities assaulted the monks during a disagreement that started when the monks beginning to illegally build on a natural reserve. Local authority officials later filed a case against the monks,...
Pope Shenouda has asked the Metropolitan of Jerusalem for the Coptic Orthodox Church to prepare a list of Coptic businessmen who organize trips to Jerusalem to question them.
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