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Witnesses shared videos on social networking sites of the demolition of a church in the village of ‘Basṭara’ in al-Buḥayra (Beheira) governorate. This comes following a removal order by the Damanhūr city council in cooperation with security forces. This resulted in clashes between Coptic citizens...
Days ago, Pope Tawāḍrūs II inaugurated the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Jabal al-Qalālī [Qalali Mountain].
The following article recounts the important milestones of Pope Tawāḍrūs II’s life, specifically on today, November 4th, his birthday.
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.
This article first appeared in Pokrof in 2011 under the title Strakke Koptische Huwelijkswetgeving leidt tot spanningen; binnenkerkelijk, politiek en interreligieus.  AWR reader Dr. Rachel Scott, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech...
President ‘Abdul Fattaḥ al-Sīsī issued Decision No. 198 of 2019 on forming the Board of the Coptic Orthodox Endowments Authority (COEA) under the chairmanship of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
In special statement to Al-Dustur, the Secretary to Pope Tawāḍrūs II FR. Anjilius Ishaq expressed his strong displeasure with the rumor spread about Metropolitan Anba Bākhūmius of Buḥayra and its Affiliated Areas.
Father Benjamin Mitrī (Bishop  of the Church of St. Mark in Buḥayrah and Maṭrūḥ) died today at the age of 77 after spending around 50 years in priestly service. For his part, Pope Tawāḍrūs II offered his condolences to Bishop Bākhūmiyyūs of Buḥayrah and the priests of his diocese for the...
The nominations committee under Bishop Pachomius, the acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, is meeting the 10 monks vying over the papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March.
The two children left the Beni Suef prosecution to an unknown place after orders to release them as security forces intensified presence in ‘Izbit Marco lest retaliatory acts erupt.


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