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The three major Coptic Churches of Egypt strongly condemned the statement released by the deputy leader of the SalafīDa’wah (the Salafī Call), Shaykh Yāsir Burhāmī. Speaking during a video-taped conference of scholars and Du’ā (preachers), Burhāmī praised the articles included in the new...
In few days the year 2018 will end, but major events occurred that will need decisions of the Holy Synod, presided by Pope Tawāḍrūs II.
Judge Munsif Sulaymān, member of the General Congregation Council [al-Majlis al-Milli], revealed the reasons for the Council’s sudden statement on supporting His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II early this week. He stated that it came as a response to the inappropriate attacks made against the Pope...
Knowledgeable Church sources informed al-Dustūr that Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, made rearranging the ecclesiastical home his first priority immediatelyafter returning from his current visit to the United States.
Action is being taken to revive the Congregational Council [al-Majlis al-Millī], which has been suspended since the January 2011 revolution.  Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, has commissioned Coptic Church Advisor Munṣif Sulaymān to draft new regulations to organize...
Meanwhile, the committee overseeing the papal elections postponed interviews with candidates pending the end of a deadline to register voters. Archbishop Abram of al-Fayoum, a member of the nominations committee, said the challenges against candidates will be received by unregistered voters, adding...
Meanwhile, Counselor Munsif Sulaymān, a member of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s General Millī Council, announced on Wednesday (May 30) the final list of candidates for the papal chair of Saint Mark, totaling 17, including seven bishops and 10 monks. The list includes Bishop Yū’ānnis, Bishop Bīshūy...
A church source in the committee in charge of the papal elections revealed that Bishop Mūsá of Youth accepted to run, adding the bishop will officially present his papers on Saturday (May 19). Counselor Munsif Sulaymān, a member of the committee, said the initial list of candidates will be...
Laymen on the panel included Millī Council members Counselor Nabīl Munīr, Counselor Edward Ghālib, Mālik Mīnā, Munsif Najīb Sulaymān, Dr. Georgette Qillīnī, Dr. Kamāl Shawqī, Rasmī ‘Abd al-Malik, Kāmil Sālih, Wajdī Louis. The Holy Synod will meet on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, to continue discussions...
  The three main churches of Egypt, Evangelical, Catholic and Orthodox, are about to endorse the final version of the unified personal status law of the Copts in Egypt. Despite the internal differences between these churches, they are gathered together to try and reach a unified personal status law...

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