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Church warns against production about Pope Shenouda without her consent

Naim Youssef

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Thursday ,03 March 2016

Church warns against production about Pope Shenouda without her consent

After actor Hassan Youssef announced he is going to personify Pope Shenouda in a film or a series, General Congregation Council of the Coptic Orthodox Church issued a statement to warn against producing a film about Pope Shenouda III without taking permission of the church.After actor Hassan Youssef announced he is going to personify Pope Shenouda in a film or a series, General Congregation Council of the Coptic Orthodox Church issued a statement to warn against producing a film about Pope Shenouda III without taking permission of the church.

Statement added that history of Pope Shenouda belongs to the church according to church regulations. Thus, it’s a must to obtain the consent of the church first before the production of movies or series about his biography, stressing that all legal measures to prevent this will be taken by the council.