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In her article, the author, Maryān Nājī, discusses the issue of sex, marriage and same-sex marriage from a Christian point of view and highlights Christian position on such issues. 
Coptic thinker Dr. Mirvat al-Nimr criticized a decision made by Bishop Yūʾanis of Asyūṭ that imposes a dress code for Christian women when they go to church, calling on Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II to dismiss this ‘morally rigid’ bishop, according to al-Nimr.
A decision recently taken by Bishop Yūʾannis of Asyūt to obligate Christian women to wear proper clothes in churches has stirred controversy among Christians, a majority of whom rejected the decision, arguing that the Church’s role is to guide rather than impose behavioral rules. 
Church sources confirmed that Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs is expected to deliver his weekly sermon today from St. Bīshūy Monastery at Wādī al-Naṭrūn, to which he headed immediately after his return from his pastoral visit to Germany. Earlier today, the Youth Bishopric of the Coptic Orthodox...
The article highlights the recorded phone call of Fr. Samʿān Shiḥātah, the Coptic Orthodox priest from Banī Swayf [Beni Suef] who was stabbed by an extremist while he was on a visit in al-Salām City, Cairo.  Fr. Samʿān died on the spot, on October 12. 
Social variables have occurred on the Egyptian reality in recent times, raising a wide debate about the right of the individual to freedom of opinion and expression on the one hand, and adherence to standards and genres and moral values on the other. The discussions in their entirety were on “...
In a dispute that has lasted for nearly half a century against the Egyptian Ministry of Education, the Coptic Orthodox Church brought forth evidences to prove its ownership of al-Balyanā Preparatory School in Sohāg [Sūhāj]. Despite the final court ruling in favor of the church on 2008, the Ministry...
After the controversial remarks by Egyptian actress Ḥanān Turk that Christians are dhimmīs, a Coptic woman, Dr. Marīyam Ḥannā, sent a question to Shaykh Dr. Muṣṭafā Rāshid, professor of Islamic Sharīʿah, asking for his opinion if Christians can assume presidency in an Islamic country.
The Egyptian Orthodox Church celebrates today the Feast of Apostles, on which the church liturgically honors and commemorates the suffering and martyrdom of St. Paul and St. Peter, who, according to Christian tradition, ministered to the Gentiles and the Jews. 
Pope Tawāḍurūs II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark has declared in the ABC Radio Discussion that Copts are being targeted by the Islamic terrorist groups. During  his Australian trip, Pope Tawāḍurūs mentioned that the prayers of “Aḥad al-Saʿf”, which commences  the ”weeks of pain” or “Usbuʿ...

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