His Holiness Pope Tawadros II pleaded to the people to follow preventive measures against COVID-19. He added that the world is approaching the second wave of the pandemic that killed many people including two Coptic priests only last week.
Thousands of Copts in Dishna Diocese celebrated the 29th anniversary of the establishment of the Diocese and enthronement of His Eminence Bishop Takla. The celebrations included many shows by the various services and spiritual meetings and the priests assembly.
Father Poulos Halim, official spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, received today at the Papal Headquarters in Cairo, Sven Oling, the new Ambassador of Denmark in Cairo. The visit of the Danish ambassador to His Holiness came for the purpose of acquaintance after his appointment last month as his country s ambassador to Egypt.
Bishop Abraam of Fayoum diocese launched a Marathon for reading the Bible for children with will allow children to read a chapter of the Holy Bible each day. The bishop will meet with the children later to discuss their questions and gives them his blessings.
in the context of monitoring the health situation and the spread of the new Corona virus pandemic, the Coptic Orthodox Church issued new divisions to be implemented as of November 1, 2020. It decided to decrease the percentage of participants in the holy liturgy, church services and Sunday schools to 25% of the church s capacity. The decision included the suspension of field trips and to limit visiting the congregation to phone calls.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II held a meeting today at the Papal Headquarters in St. Mark s Cathedral in Abbasia, with sector officials Service and administration of the St. Simon Foundation in Mokattam. Sector officials discussed their achievements and plans in the service in the churches of the Mokattam sector.
Father Youannis Adib, Coptic priest in the Red Sea governorate, visited a number of Muslim Clergy to celebrate the feast of Prophet Mohmed birthday with them. This came as a sign of unity with Muslims after the crisis of publishing offensive drawings for Islam in France.
Al-Azhar issued a statement to condemn the bombing of a school in Pakistan saying, "Our sincere condolences to the Pakistani leadership and people, and to the families of the victims of the religious school in the western Pakistani city of Peshawar, who lost their relatives and children to the terrorist explosion that occurred on Tuesday. ” We affirm our condemnation of this terrorist incident, and declare our full solidarity with the victims of terrorist incidents, and we stand together with sincere intentions to uproot this bloody terrorism.
The Monastery of St. Mina in Mariout, headed by HG Anba Kyrollos, continues the finishing works in the lower church bearing the name of the Church of the Martyrs of the Saints Church in 2011. The church is dedicated for 21 martyrs whom have killed in bomb attack on the church of Alexandria on New Years Eve.
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