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Family Days

FAMILY DAYS

The Christian Family Committee is organizing family talks by Drs. Emile Joseph and Alice Tawfik on Fri. & Sat., August 3-4, 2012 @ church.  

Friday:    Topic in English about psychological needs and role of the trinity in fulfilling them – S&G group and everyone over 19 years of age.

 

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Fr. Athanasius refutes H.E. Met Bishoy's Arguments From History for Elevating Bishops to the Papacy

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Excerpt: "...I read with amazement and puzzlement the article referred to above, in which you claim that the Council of Nicaea approved the transfer of two bishops (Eusabius and Eustathius) to larger dioceses. Would you kindly give us a reference to confirm this claim? One assumes that someone who aspires to become the 118th Patriarch of Alexandria should be familiar with the writings of the previous Patriarchs..."

Fr. Athanasius responds to "Did Judas Partake of Holy Communion?" by H.E. Anba Bishoy

Fr. Athanasius refutes H.E. Metropolitan Bishoy's artcle "Did Judas Partake of Holy Communion?"

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Excerpt: "...I am not going to argue about the main thesis you present which is against what St. John Chryostom says, but I will ask your Eminence: can you produce any Patristic proof of what you are proposing? The more serious problem with the article is what I underlined: they were eating the Passover which they had prepared. Allow me to offer to your Eminence what St. Peter seal of the martyr and 17th Patriarch of Alexandria wrote about this 17 centuries ago..."

Statement of the Diocese of the Southern United States

 

The statement regarding the eligability of Bishops for election as Patrarch recently released by the Diocese of the Southern United States under H.G. Anba Youssef is available at canon15.ca, and is reproduced below:

 

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New Book: Defending the Holy Virgin Mary

Fr. Athanasius' latest book, "Defending the Holy Virgin Mary", is now available as a PDF for download here.