Agreed with Abouna.
Additionally, sodr seems to think that posts equate to seniority on this forum. I hate to break it to you, but you are wrongly mistaken.
It is common internet courtesy NOT to resurrect 3 year old threads... all you are doing is…
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I would say that the other Coptics mentioned are famous by some stretch of criteria, but Pope Shenouda III a glory of a man, gifted to us by the Holy Spirit so that we…
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I strongly disagree with what you wrote "Chirst arose Himself - truly He arose Himself"; don't take Coptic language literally, because your translation mad…
Vespers Saturday Evening --
Abouna is followed by four young deacons, all carrying crosses, for the Litany of the Gospel. When it comes time for the deacon's response, NONE OF THEM SAY ANYTHING.
Another time, I was serving with Fr. Anastasi. H.G. …
I will have to agree with QT. An experience involving rape is already traumatic enough... that sort of abuse is more than sufficient. It can be considered a one-time experience. However, the resulting child is something that is there for the rest of…
My friend, the notion that Harry Potter and the like being bad for you sprouted from idiot Protestant new-age theologians. They are retarded! No need to subscribe to their ideas!
The thing is, people hear about this stuff on the news and they get s…
Allah = God
Allah in the Muslim faith = God the Father (God of the Old Testament)
The words God, Allah, Yahweh, Jehovah, etc., all refer to God of the Old Testament (Who's technical name is Elohim).
The faith does not make a difference - 'Allah' …
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Thank you all! But, do Copts still use the word eVnou for God in private or in churches? Don't they prefer eVnou to Allah?
No. They grew up saying Allah. I don't thi…
How about we stop worrying about it?
It's just a matter of publicity. He is still a priest. Disregard anything else that you hear.
We don't want to spread false information. All that matters is that he is still a priest.
Kefas! Welcome back! It's been such a long time... I think we can safely say that the whole community thoroughly missed you!
As far as all four sacraments being needed to be 'in', you have a point. Also, I guess you can say that if you are 'in' you…
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You are technically in the Orthodox faith if:
1. You are baptized.
2. You have been anointed with th…
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Im trying to explain this to a guy as we speak, but he jsut keep saying
"But what does the Word of God SAY?
1Cr 11:4 EVERY MAN praying or prophesying, having [his] head …
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Are the sins of protestant people forgiven if they don't confess to priests?
Foremost, they don't partake of Christ's body and blood. Confession comes…
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i agree with you maybe
dont you think that b/c the christian is saved there is no judgment for him b/c he has followed Christ? that judgment will be delt out only to the sinner…