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Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod and General Bishop of the Cairo Center Churches, Bishop Rūfa'īl, personally thanked Bishop Makarios, the General Bishop of Minya and Abū Qūrqās, Upper Egypt, for rejecting the customary reconciliation session in relation to the incident of Al-Karma. 
According to a well-informed Church source, Pope Tawadros II favors Bishop Rapha'el, General Bishop of Cairo city center and Secretary of the Holy Synod, was also a papal candidate, to replace Metropolitan Archbishop of Jerusalem, Bishop Abraham.
Rev. Būlos Halīm, spokesman of the Coptic Orthodox Church, confirmed that Pope Tawadros, Pope of Alexandria, and Patriarch of the Holy Sea of Saint Mark has visited the presidential headquarters upon an official invitation extended by Egypt's President `Abd al- Fattah al-Sisi to reassure Egyptians...
A Coptic Orthodox Church delegation is to visit Jerusalem on Tuesday in response to an invitation from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to discuss the renovation of Dair al- Sultān monastery.
Papal sources stated that a meeting will be held between Azhar's Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb and Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II at al-'Abbāsīyyah next Tuesday (May 2, 2013). The source also mentioned the possibility of including President Muhammad Mursi (Mursī), in discussions surrounding...
Several Coptic activists protested outside the North Cairo Criminal Court in al-'Abbāsīyyah yesterday (April 24, 2013), demanding the release of Samuel Subhī and 'Atif 'Awad arrest in the incidents of Saint Mark Cathedral (Yusrī al-Badrī, 'Imād Khalīl and Fādī Francis, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Apr. 25, p...
Bishop Raphael, General Secretary to the Holy Synod, has said that although the previous regime tried, and failed, to maintain its legitimacy for over 30 years by driving a wedge between Muslims and Christians, the Muslim Brotherhood has succeeded in five months. The Bishop noted that during the 25...
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...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod unanimously named Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, who was one of the three finalists to the chair of Saint Mark, as secretary of the Synod instead of Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Nov. 23, p. 4] Read original text in...
An opinion poll by the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Research & Studies revealed that 67.9% are not pleased with the leadership of President Muḥammad Mursī and the government of Hishām Qandīl, appealing to the president to deliver on his pledges to step down if Egyptians’ blood was shed in protests. [...

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