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Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and chairman of the committee on registration of voters of a new patriarch, said he will meet with Bishop Pachomius on Thursday (May 10) to determine standards on voters from parishes abroad after a decision by the Holy Synod to allow them to cast their votes. [‘...
The 18-man committee receiving applications of candidates for the Saint Mark chair held a plenary meeting on Wednesday (May 9) under Bishop Pachomius to set criteria for sorting out the candidates. The criteria include the gifts of guidance, education and fluency of foreign languages, good...
Meanwhile, Bishop Pachomius said there is no one speaking on behalf of the church or claiming he represented Copts, adding no instructions were made to favor any of the candidates to the papal chair. Priest Angelus, the secretary of Bishop Pachomius, denied reports claiming the acting patriarch’s...
Acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church held a series of meetings marked by confidentiality with some bishops of the Holy Synod to reach a guiding list of some presidential candidates to agree on one of them to be backed by the church in the forthcoming elections. The church has set some...
“The justice I know is blindfolded, which means that there is no difference between Muslims and Christians, white people or black people and have-nots or well-off persons based on the Prophet Muhammad hadīth that people are all even like the teeth of a comb,” Khayr Allāh said during a meeting with...
Copts in al-Thaghr in Alexandria, up to 900,000 in number, are still undecided about supporting 'Amr Mūsá or 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh in the presidential elections but the final decision will be by next week in a bid to unify their voting trends. [Fikrī 'Abd al-Salām, al-Ahrām, May 8, p. 6] Read...
According to an application for the papal chair of the Coptic Orthodox Church, candidates must meet 22 conditions including his life before and after monasticism. The eight-page application also includes candidates’ relations to other churches as well as activities in their community and the...
Meanwhile, Dr. Husayn al-Shāf’ī, chief advisor of to the Grand Shaykh of the Azhar and Chairman of the Arabic Language Academy, rejected a draft law on the re-organization of the top Sunnī establishment. “The person who submitted the draft law wants to have the appointment of the grand shaykh...
According to an application for the papal chair of the Coptic Orthodox Church, candidates must meet 22 conditions including his life before and after monasticism. The eight-page application also includes candidates’ relations to other churches as well as activities in their community and the...
Meanwhile, the committee on the registration of voters in the election of a new pope in succession of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III resumed its activities on Monday (May 7) in the presence of Chairman Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah. "The committee decided to extend the deadline for the...

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