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A high-level church source revealed the details of a stormy session that took place in the Holy Synod, over 5 hours, headed by of Pope Tawadros. 
Bishop Antonius, Bishop of the Holy See and the Near East, headed the ordination prayers for the first priests of the Coptic community in Kuwait, alongside a number of the church’s bishops.
Although the Egyptian church allows women access to a number of important positions, such as: nun, devotee, servant, and Guardian of Service and Hymns; there remain other domains that the Church completely prohibits women from accessing. 
As a Muslim, I have been deeply concerned about relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt in light of the recent attacks against the Coptic community. In fact, in the wake of the Minya bus attack and the Palm Sunday church bombings, I felt that the Muslim community in Egypt wasn’t vocal...
Major General Tāreq Nasr, Governor of Minya, opened Thursday the Church of the Two Martyrs (Mar Guirguis and Abu Saifein in the village of Belhāsa, located in the Maghāgha district in north of the Minya Governorate, which was destroyed by supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood following the...
Bishop Bafantīūs said in a Church sermon that the followers of ISIS that massacred 20 Egyptians in Libya wanted to sow terror in the minds of Christians and Egyptians. He added, “they also wanted to sow discord between Egypt’s Christians and Muslims through their message in the video.” For his part...
Al-Minya's new governor, Maj. General Samīr Sallām, gave the thumbs up to embark on procedures to license the construction of a new archbishopric and annexes over an area of 4300 meters in the city of Maghāghah, capping a 14-month-old crisis. Archpriest Ezra Fanjarī, the deputy head of the...
Bishop Aghathoun releases himself from the agreement with the governor and considers the destruction of the old bishopric as an insult.  
Copts in the Egyptian media 42 Our reading of the Cairo papers this week takes us to the weekly, State-owned al-Mussawar and the file it recently published on “Do Copts hate the July Revolution?” In his article entitled, “Copts under Jamāl 'Abd al-Nāsir,” Midhat Bishāy attempted to cite both the...

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