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President ‘Abdul Fattaḥ al-Sīsī issued Decision No. 198 of 2019 on forming the Board of the Coptic Orthodox Endowments Authority (COEA) under the chairmanship of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
The celebrations will begin on November 10th, and will last for a week until November 16th. Thousands of tents will be set up to welcome visitors who wish to stay overnight during the days of the anniversary of the birth [Mawlid]. Meetings are also held in the last week of October of each year to...
Anba Sarabamon al-Shāyeb, head of All Saints Monastery in the village of al-Ṭūd of Luxor, criticized priests who support the electoral campaigns of parliamentary candidates, stressing that all religious clerics should not be involved in politics.
In Egypt a popular level of religion exists whereby celebrations of the Virgin Mary have had both Muslim and Christian participants.
The author discusses the tradition of cooking the Chrism Oil in the desert monastery of Anba Bishoi.
The re-allocation by the local governorate of a parcel of land purchased by the St. Marina Church has caused much controversy. This article discusses the details of the reallocation, as well as efforts by Coptic protesters to stop government construction of a road on this piece of land.
The Criminal Court of Sohag gave its verdict in al-Kosheh case, in which 57 Muslims and 39 Copts were accused. Ninety-two defendants were set free and four Muslim defendants were sentenced to between one and ten years imprisonment. No one was convicted of murder, although 21 Christians were...
Subtitle:- Some monks in Saint Samuel’s Monastery broke into the room of a fellow monk and took everything.- Did one of the monks say to the bishop "I will tie you up and send you to the pope with my thanks"The case of Monk Gawargius al-Sa’omuli and goings-on at Saint Samuel’s Monastery.
Gohara´s comments are yet another example of how US Coptic activists contribute to a poisoned atmosphere. They certainly do not help their fellow Copts in Egypt with such comments but it does help them to create an image among fellow Coptic emigrants to the West as if they are the only one´s who...
Rā’id al-Sharqāwī reports about the Holy Synod meeting of June 18 that decided to dismiss Coptic Orthodox Bishop Mattias.


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