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Anba Bīshūy, or Makram Iskandar Niqūlā, the 76-year-old Metropolitan Bishop of Damietta, Kafr al-Shaykh and al-Brārī, died of a heart attack early in the morning on Wednesday. Pope Tawāḍrūs II mourned the Coptic Orthodox Bishop Bīshūy, and the funeral prayers will be held at Monastery of Saint...
The discussion about the electoral law for the papal election in the Coptic Orthodox Church has been raging for many decades since 1957. When Pope Yusab II passed away, leading members of the Sunday School Movement, a reform movement in the church, entered monastic life and presented themselves as...
President Mubarak resigned today. We have witnessed much of the events leading up to his resignation showing that reporting in the West provided a biased image. Images of Tahrir Square dominated most media since January 25 but little was reported about other parts of the country.   Foreigners...
The article questions if two candidates who were proposed as successors to Pope Shenouda were intentionally stripped of their priesthood, and questions the accuracy behind the belief.
The article discusses the passing of Father Antonious Henein, highlighting his achievements in his personal life and the contributions he made to furthering the Coptic Orthodox Church, both in Egypt, and in North America.
Majdī Khalīl discusses the forced disappearance of Coptic girls. The phenomenon is not new, however it being announced more frequently. Khalīl discusses the reasons why Coptic families are more often daring to announce the disappearance of their girls, and the reasons behind the increase of the...
The author reflects on the lives of major spiritual figures in Coptic Orthodoxy and what they demonstrated in terms of spirituality and prayer.
Reflections on the life of Abouna Matta El Meskeen and his influence on ecumenical monastic traditions.
Osama Salama´s words are sharp, full of anger about Coptic emigrants. People in Egypt, other Arab countries, Europe, the US and Israel itself protest against the Israeli atrocities against the Palestinians. But where are the voices of the emigrant Copts and Arab Christians? We checked the Copts...

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