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The author reflects on the life of Anba Gregorious (1967 to 2001), who was bishop of higher studies and scientific research and one of the pillars of the modern Coptic Orthodox church.
The secretary of the late Archbishop Gregorius says there were no differences in faith-related issues between the late clergyman and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, but there were different views between the two over issues that were not considered crucial.
Rose al- Yūsuf continues its series of stories about distinguished clerical figures who were imprisoned by former president Anwār al-Sadāt’s famous September 1981 decision.
Eight bishops and twenty-four priests were arrested and imprisoned in 1981, an act which had no precedent in Egyptian modern history. After twenty five years Rūbīr al-Fāris interviews one of these priests, Athanasius Butrus, pastor of the Church of Mār Girgis in Manshiyt al- Sadr, to talk...
A review of Robert al-Faris’ review of Naguib Mahfouz’s previously banned novel, “Awlad Haretna” from a Christian perspective.
An examination of the crisis 25 years ago between President Sadat and the Coptic Orthodox Church, during which Pope Shenouda was confined in Anba Bishoi Monastery in the Western Desert, and banned from acting as patriarch of the Coptic Church. Many other bishops and priests were also detained, and...
The author reviews a book by Metropolitan Bīshouy, the Secretary of the Holy Synod, in which he criticizes the Protestants and their "devastating" effect on Orthodox Christians in Egypt and their attempts in Kafr al-Shaykh to lure Orthodox Christians to join Protestantism.
The author writes about the Virgin Mary feast which celebrates both the Virgin’s fasting and the memory of the Holy Family’s journey in the Upper Egyptian area of Assiut. A visit to an old cave that housed the Virgin and young Jesus is an essential part of the festivities.
As a way of honoring the deceased archpriest Father Matta al- Maskīn, the Margus Magazine, a publication of Saint Makarius Monastery, issued a book containing his diaries which he wrote in 1978 and which he ordered not to be published until after his death.
Catholic Priest Jirjis Wīsā Jirjis says in this interview that the marriage of Catholic clergymen is optional and that a priest might have the freedom not to confine his service to one particular church all his life.


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