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Church sources confirm news about Bishop Yu’annis leaving his position as Pope Shenouda III’s personal secretary.
Labīb highlights the history of the Community Council in the Coptic Orthodox Church and its authority to manage the church’s financial affairs. The Community Council was formed in 1872 and then again in 1974. Many obstacles hindered the development of the Community Council, and troubles resulted...
The author calls on the officials of the Coptic Orthodox Church to consider the draft law suggested by the Coptic laymen group in July 2007. He considers the selection of a bishop to the Holy See to be a violation of the church’s laws and traditions that will cost the church and Copts dearly.
The article reviews the historical facts regarding the relationship between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Ethiopian Church.
Bishop Bisantī of Ḥilwān and al-Ma‘sarah and one of the main references in the Coptic Orthodox Church asserted that the Coptic Orthodox Church has rejected all forms of foreign interference and has denied all allegations about the church’s intention to assign a successor to Pope Shenouda. Many...
This article indicates that the Patriarchal Election Statutes of 1928 violate the church’s traditions.
Divorce issues pose serious problems in many Copts’ private life and are causing a severe conflict between the state and the Coptic Orthodox Church.
An interview with Pope Shenouda III to find out the reasons why he rejected the judicial ruling enjoining the church to grant remarriage permits to Copts who obtain divorces through the courts.
The transcript of an interview with Bishop Marcos of Shubrā al-Khaymā about the rules regarding the succession of a pope, church and politics, Father Matā al-Miskīn and other subjects.
Summary of the Ph.D. thesis of Revd. Dr. Wolfram Reiss about the Sunday School movement in the Coptic Orthodox Church with a focus on the role of Pope Shenouda III and Father Matta el-Meskeen and the place of the church in a Muslim society. Reiss´ study provides an excellent insight into the...


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