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Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá, coordinator of the laymen’s conference, has reportedly criticized the Secretary of the Holy Synod Bishop Bīshūy for exploiting the ongoing church’s conference on doctrine in al-Fayyūm to settle old scores.
The Coptic Orthodox Church needs to modernize its management mechanisms, education, legislation, and rituals in order to move from the individual style of leadership in the church to the collective one, which was adopted by the church during the Enlightenment.
Dr. Murād Wahbah writes about his personal experience in the dispute between late Pope Kyrillos VI and late Father Mattá al-Miskīn.
The author reviews the various studies that have been carried out on the subject of the fortunes owned by Christians in Egypt, believing that the talks about the discrimination of Copts have become just a “silly joke.”
The author calls to obey the pope and the clergy as they hold the blessed ‘breath’ of Jesus in the face of his disciples when sending them: ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive anyone his sins, they are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.’
Kamāl Zākhir Musá writes about the idea of faith according to Father Mattá al-Miskīn. According to Mattá al-Miskīn, believing in Jesus Christ means “getting in touch with God.” This means that Jesus Christ transfers his power to the soul in order to believe and get in touch with both God and the...
During the first anniversary of his death, the Saint Makarius Monastery has issued a book carrying messages of the late Father Mattá al-Miskīn which he had sent to monks, priests, and laymen. The book is entitled, ‘Rasā’il al-Qummus Mattá al-Miskīn’ [Messages of Archpriest Mattá al-Miskīn].
Pope Shenouda has issued a decision banning a book written by Father Anthony Coniaris entitled, ‘Deification in Christ: Orthodox Perspectives on the Nature of the Human Person,’ which contains the same ideas as Father Mattá al-Miskīn and George Bibāwī.
The author reports on unknown sources saying that the Coptic Orthodox Church’s “ignorance” of the first memorial of Father Mattá al-Miskīn was mainly a result of fearing a possible angry reaction from the church. He cites testimonies about Father al-Miskīn and a few lines of an interview with him...
Watson, who knows Pope Shenouda and many of the Bishops mentioned in the book well, closes his review with Hasan’s words: “It is doubtful that the Copts have made much headway, in their century-long tortuously slow trajectory toward citizenship with equal rights. This statement becomes truer if one...

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