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Pope Tawadros visit Coptic churches and monasteries in Switzerland

Naim Youssef

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Tuesday ,17 December 2013

Pope Tawadros visit Coptic churches and monasteries in Switzerland

During his pastoral visit to Switzerland, H.H. Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, have visited St. Mark & St. Morris Church in Zurich as well as Wasserkirche.During his pastoral visit to Switzerland, H.H. Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, have visited St. Mark & St. Morris Church in Zurich as well as Wasserkirche.

The Pope has also visited St. Mary Catholic monastery in Einsiedeln, where he was received by its 60 monks.
 
Later, he went to Verenamünster Zurzach to visit the shrine of St. Verena, a famous Coptic Saint who is venerated as a saint by the Coptic Orthodox Church, as well as by the Roman Catholic Church, and by the Eastern Orthodox Church. According to tradition, she was associated with the Theban Legion and died on the 4th day of Thout