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Al-Wafd interviewed newly ordained Archbishop of the Anglican/Episcopal Church Sāmī Fawzī, discussing several topics like the new personal status law and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute.  The interview is as follows:
After 76 years of asking for a Christian personal status law in Egypt, churches and the government have agreed on a bill that will be revealed soon after it goes to the House of Representatives to be approved.
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s stance on the Palestinian cause is tied to the church’s stance on the Egyptian state.  If the pope agreed with the head of state, the church identified with its official position.  However, if the church didn’t agree with the state, then it took a stance inconsistent...
After seeing posts on Facebook criticizing Pope Tawāḍrūs and the Coptic Orthodox Church for neglecting defrocked monk Ashʿiyāʾ al-Maqārī‎ [Wāʾil Saʿad Tawāḍrūs], the man accused of killing Bishop Epiphanius [Epīphāniyyūs], Afarāyim Ṣāliḥ, priest for prison services in al-Buḥayrah Diocese, revealed...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark will preside over the Epiphany Mass at St. Mark’s Cathedral, on Monday evening without an audience as a preventative measure against COVID-19. According to a statement issued by the Coptic Orthodox Church only few priests, bishops and deacons...
The Catholic Church in Egypt announced that it has taken new measures to fight the Coronavirus for daily liturgy and Christmas masses that will be celebrated on December 24th and 25th. 
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that Pope Tawāḍrūs II has adopted new measures to combat the Coronavirus after the sharp increase in cases and deaths among the church priests. 
Controversy on social media continues after Pope Tawāḍrūs decided to allow Dr. George Ḥabīb Bibāwī to return to the Coptic Church. Bibāwī, a former teacher in the Coptic Clerical & Theological College, was excommunicated from the Coptic Orthodox Church, by the Holy Synod under Pope Shinūda III...
Metropolitan Sirābiyūn [Serapion], archbishop of Los Angeles and its subsidiaries, stressed that there are different explanations to the statements made by Pope Francis about gay rights with some saying that these statements were made at different times, or that they were grouped together by the...
In this editorial, the author expresses his disapproval of Pope Francis’s recent comments on civil unions for gay people.  He writes as follows:

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