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Bishop Murqus, Bishop of Shubrā al-Khayma, attended the ceremony of enthronement of Bishop Anṭūniyyūs Murqus, Metropolitan  of the Diocese of South Africa.
In the context of our round of introduction, which was shortly interrupted by tea and coffee, a discussion about the roots of Christian spirituality in Egypt, the church’s crisis in Europe especially among young people and Islam emerged.
Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah said the president’s decree no. 355/2012 is only giving an official status for the new pope as far as dealing with the state institutions is concerned, adding the president does not enjoy the powers to accept or refuse the (church’s) decision because the pope was...
Conflict between the Church and Islamic political movements developed after the Church's withdrawal from the Constituent Assembly and the Presidency's disregard for Coptic demands. Coptic Orthodox Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah said: “The Church does not fear the regime. The future of the State...
Upon the decline of the Coptic Orthodox Church to join the dialogue initiated by President Muhammad Mursῑ after several of the Constituent Assembly members have withdrawn, Archpriest Angelious Ishāq, spokesman of Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, stated that the Church is not rejecting a meeting...
The three main Christian denominations in Egypt stressed that they did not call Copts to boycott the constitutional referendum. They argued that Copts may choose what they want whether to boycott or participate in the yes-or-no referendum. ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, December 11, p. 10] Read...
The three major churches of Egypt condemned the statement of Khayrat Al-Shātir, MB’s Deputy Supreme Guide, and described it as an attempt to ignite inter-communal conflicts in Egypt. 
  Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and head of the media committee in the Coptic Orthodox Church said that President Mursī seems to understand the demands of Copts and stressed that he would apply equal rights to all citizens. This came during a meeting with church leaders on August 22.
Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and head of the Committee in charge of registration of voters’ names [Reviewer’s Note: A committee of three clergymen, two members of the General Millī Council or its current or former deputies shall sort out the voter lists. The acting patriarch shall select...
Bishop Marcus, Bishop of Shubrā,  stated that the Coptic Orthodox Church did not ask Copts to vote for a particular presidential candidate. He added “we never said to Copts who to vote for”. He expressed his fears that presidential candidate al- Sīsī comes to the Saturday mass, as he is targeted by...

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