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  Coptic Orthodox Bishop Baphnotius of Samalūt, one of the nine papal candidates who was endorsed  by the Coptic Orthodox papal elections committee, and also attributed to as "the thinker" by many, delivered an interview to al-Sabāh . Asked about his opinion on the Article of Statute passed in 1957...
Bishop Pachomius announced on August 10 the list of 17 candidates for the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch seat. They are seven bishops and ten monks:
In a nice discussion with one of the Salafī brothers, he, trying to feign respect for Copts’ rights, said, “We’re ordered to show tolerance and be good for them,” said Rif’at al-Sa’īd, a veteran Egyptian leftist and leader of the al-Tajammu’ (Grouping) Party, in an opinion article in al-Misrī al-...
In a nice discussion with one of the Salafī brothers, he, trying to feign respect for Copts’ rights, said, “We’re ordered to show tolerance and be good for them,” said Rif’at al-Sa’īd, a veteran Egyptian leftist and leader of the al-Tajammu’ (Grouping) Party, in an opinion article in al-Misrī al-...
The Egyptian Cultural Forum on Sunday (April 29) is holding a commemorative event on Pope Shenouda under the auspices of Dr. ‘Abd al-‘Azīz Hijāzī, the former prime minister, and Ambassador Ahmad al-Ghamrāwī in association with the Egyptian League for Muslims and Copts. [Muhammad al-Manādīlī, al-...
The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Minya under ‘Ādil Ramzī held a commemorative ceremony in tribute to Pope Shenouda on the anniversary of the 40th day of his death. The ceremony was attended by representatives of Muslim and Christian civil society...
Bishop Bisāntī of Helwan and al-Ma’sarah also viewed himself unsuitable for the position, adding the papacy is a great responsibility and the church has got persons “more efficient than me”. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, April 28, p. 8] Read original text in Arabic
The most prominent names of applicants were Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Holy Synod, Bishop of Damietta and Kafr al-Sheikh and head of the Saint Dimyana Monastery, Bishop Yu’annis, Secretary of Pope Shenouda, Bishop Raphael, General Bishop responsible for central Cairo churches, Bishop...
The Coptic Orthodox Church prohibited the five candidates for papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, from appearing on satellite channels before the election of the 118th pope. [Mustafá Rahūmah, al-Watan, Oct. 16, p. 3] Read original text...
The Coptic Orthodox Church on Friday morning (April 27) started receiving applications of candidacy for the post of the 118th pope in succession of Pope Shenouda III and will continue receiving papers for 20 days, the remaining time of the 60 days set by the 1957 statute. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām,...

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