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The newly chosen Coptic pope finds his people in a perilous situation. Nov. 4, Egypt 's Coptic Orthodox Church again has a spiritual leader as the country goes through a turbulent transition that has been particularly difficult for Christians.
In an interview with the privately-owned TV station, Tawadros said it is the role of the state to protect its citizens, and Copts are in need of reassurance from the government on many issues. "We live in a society where there are rights and duties,"
Bishop Tawadros, a trained pharmacist who headed a medicine factory, was chosen Sunday as the 118th pope to lead Egypt's Coptic Church on the same day he celebrated his 60th birthday. Born Wagih Sobhy Bakky Suleiman in the delta region of Mansura,
The Coptic Orthodox church of Egypt on Sunday organized a lavish gathering to pick its new pope. During the complex ritual and as per the tradition, a boy drew the name of Bishop Tawadros randomly from among the names of three
Egyptian Copts await new pope to succeed Shenouda III A council of Egypt's Coptic Christians voted for a shortlist of candidates last week Egypt's Coptic Christians will learn the name of their new pope on Sunday, when a blindfolded child selects the
A blindfolded boy will on Sunday select the new pope for millions of Coptic Christians in Egypt, becoming his mother's pride and joy in the process. Nearly 2,500 eligible voters made up of Coptic public officials, MPs, journalists and local
A council of Egypt's Coptic Christians voted on Monday in a process that will lead to the selection of a new pope for the ancient church, as the community struggles to assert its identity and rights amid a rising tide of Islamism that has left many
S Coptic Christians will vote for a new spiritual leader on Monday after Pope Shenuda III died in March, leaving behind a community anxious about its status under an Islamist-led government. The death of Shenuda, who headed the church for four
THE Supreme Court yesterday threw out five different appeals by Bishop Nolbert Kunonga's Church of the Province of Zimbabwe leaving the court to determine the outstanding two decisive matters in his long drawn battle for control of church property
After getting a legal opinion about what constitutes a church, the Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Commission is expected to rule Monday on an application for a proposed church in Macons entertainment district. In September, Archangel Michael