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Bishop Ibrām, Patriarch of Coptic Orthodox Church in Fayūm and supervisor of the Wādī al-Rayyān area of the Coptic Orthodox, consecrated the Church of St Makāriyyūs of Alexandria in Wādī al-Rayyān in Fayūm.
This article discusses Pope Makarius III, the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch from 1942-1944, who led the first Holy Synod. Nabīh mentions that many important decisions were made as a result of the synod, including the permitting of divorces only in the case of adultery; the other was proposing a...
The author specifies why the Coptic Orthodox Church rejects the 1938 panel regarding Christians’ Personal Status Law. He mentions that the Coptic Orthodox Church has proposed a project Personal Status Law that was approved by all Christian denominations in Egypt, on more than one occasion but has...
Labīb highlights the history of the Community Council in the Coptic Orthodox Church and its authority to manage the church’s financial affairs. The Community Council was formed in 1872 and then again in 1974. Many obstacles hindered the development of the Community Council, and troubles resulted...
An interview with Pope Shenouda highlighting the term of his papacy.
The following presents the continuation of a lengthy interview with Bishop Bīshūy in which he expresses his opinions on different issues.
Bishop Bisantī of Ḥilwān and al-Ma‘sarah and one of the main references in the Coptic Orthodox Church asserted that the Coptic Orthodox Church has rejected all forms of foreign interference and has denied all allegations about the church’s intention to assign a successor to Pope Shenouda. Many...
Divorce issues pose serious problems in many Copts’ private life and are causing a severe conflict between the state and the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Discussion about the issue of divorce in the Coptic church, the ten conditions under which divorce was allowed in the 1938 law, and Pope Shenouda’s rejection of these conditions.
An interview with Pope Shenouda III to find out the reasons why he rejected the judicial ruling enjoining the church to grant remarriage permits to Copts who obtain divorces through the courts.

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