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Sources from within the Church informed al-Dustūr that the bishop of Sydney, Bishop Daniel [Dāniyyāl], will return to his diocese after eight months of absence. Bishop Dāniyyāl  had come to Egypt in November last year to attend a seminar by the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Following...
In his book, Impressions of Egypt [Inṭibāʿāt ʿan Miṣr], French voyageur Étienne-Louis Malus observes the impact of French culture and schools established by French missionaries on Egyptian society at the beginning of the 19th century.  Even though these schools were established and run by monks and...
Every now and then, the Egyptian church sees attempts by unknown sources to indirectly tamper with church doctrine, possibly leading to an enflaming of divisions.  In the most recent period, the church community is seeing the rise of some non-denominational groups visiting Coptic households across...
Al-Dustūr has learned that the Coptic Orthodox Church is performing spiritual and pastoral services for Ashʿiyāʾ al-Maqārī and Faltāʾūs al-Maqārī, the two monks accused of murdering Bishop Epiphanius [Epīphaniyyūs], the late head of St. Macarius monastery [dayr Abū Maqār] in Wādī al-Naṭrūn.
Hostile news channels are attempting to propagate lies and biased rumours to destabilise Egypt and return it to the scenario of 2011.
The Coptic Orthodox Church, headed by Pope TawāḍrūsII, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark, is preparing to celebrate this Friday, 11th September, the Coptic New Year, known as the feast of Nayrouz [ʿīd al-Nayrūz].
Bishop Bākhūm, official spokesperson for the Catholic Church, said that the Catholic Church in Egypt finished the personal status law for Copts and that it has been handed over to Pope Tawāḍrūs II so that it can be handed over to parliament afterwards.  Bishop Bākhūm added that the Catholic Church...
On Sunday, the Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialog issued its report on “‘ḥisbah’...a restriction on freedom of thought and expression.” The report deals with the concept of ḥisbah (accountability); a type of voluntary duty based [in Islam] by which an “overseer” monitors other peoples’...
The bishops and monasteries announced the final cancellation of all activities and masses and receiving visitors starting from today for 15 days, following the meeting of the Holy Synod today.
The flight of the holy family is celebrated as a feast day that is marked by the Coptic Orthodox Church on June 1st of every year. These celebrations are usually held by Pope Tawāḍrūs, a number of bishops, and organizations that are interested in the Coptic heritage and developing the areas of the...

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