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The oldest priest in Qena dies at 92

Amany Moussa

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Tuesday ,01 January 2019

The oldest priest in Qena dies at 92

Spokesman of the Coptic Church Orthodox announced the death of Father Markos Abdul Massieh, the priest of the Church of St. George in Qena at the age of 92 after spending 57 years in priesthood ministry. 

He was born on February 7, 1927, and was ordained a priest on April 22, 1962 by the late Bishop Cyril of Qena.