"Homosexuality is against nature. Sexual expression is permitted only within marriage, between man and woman, male and female. Anything else is an abnormality and is against nature."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Pope Shenouda III on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Pope Shenouda III on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Pope Shenouda III on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Pope Shenouda III on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Pope Shenouda III on James C. Dobson
"The world sees in our conduct, in our behaviour, the proof that we are the real children of God."
"The Coptic Church respects the law but it does not accept rulings that go against the Bible and our freedom of religion."