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Bishop of Beni Suef: Coptic rituals prevent praying on non-Orthodox dead people

Gergis Wahib

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Monday ,01 February 2016

Bishop of Beni Suef: Coptic rituals prevent praying on non-Orthodox dead people

Abba Gabriel, bishop of Beni Suef, said that rituals and traditions of the Coptic Orthodox Church prevents holding prayers for non-Orthodox dead people inside Coptic churches.Abba Gabriel, bishop of Beni Suef, said that rituals and traditions of the Coptic Orthodox Church prevents holding prayers for non-Orthodox dead people inside Coptic churches.

He explained that in certain circumstances we may pray “our father” and thanksgiving prayers only for the non-Orthodox dead people.