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In this article, the Revd. Dr. John H. Watson comments on Adel Hamouda’s article on father Matta el-Meskeen that was published in Al-Arabi of July 23, 2000. Watson believes Hamouda’s article "is an extraordinarily interesting article for all who are concerned with the life of the Coptic Orthodox...
Subtitles: * Sadat ruled him out of the vote for a new Pope and then later gave him three hundred fidans in the desert. * He was the first monk to have a university qualification and Pope Shenouda was one of his followers in the monastery. * He said to me that Sadat’s eyes were red when he got...
Father Matta Al-Maskeen succeeded in closing the curtain on one of the deepest divisions in the history of the Coptic church when he told His Excellency Pope Shenouda III on television that he would concede on the issue of the farm of the monastery of Saint Maqarios, which lies at the seventy...
Father Matta al-Maskīn, spiritual father of the Monastery of St. Macarius, passed away. A renewed request for NGO status led by former Egyptian Minister of Tourism Dr. Mamdouh al-Biltagui
Copts prepare to celebrate Easter next Sunday [11 April 1999], and Egypt’s monasteries are making ready. It is the desert fathers who caused the monastic movement to bloom worldwide, and it is their spiritual heirs who continue to take the vows today.."
Sub-Titles: A Christian lawyer accuses the priest of deviating from Christianity because of an [newspaper] article. A response to the view of a Coptic priest who rejects adoption because of its pagan, Byzantine origin: a first inside the Coptic Church, last week a lawyer filed a lawsuit demanding...
Five Christian monks are living in mountain caves 20 kilometers from the wadi. Father Matta El Maskeen lived in the same place 30 years ago.
The opinions of the late Sheikh Mitwali Al-Sha’arawi and Father Matta Al-Meskin summarize to a large extent the features of the personality of Pope Shenouda.
The strong do not remain silent, and the patriotic do not veil their witnesses and words of truth. In a time of crisis the talk about such types of people reveal like a precious metal. Father Matta Al-Meskin is one of them.

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