The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the death of the monk Father Angelos of St. Anthony after spending 65 years of monasticism. The late monk was known for having several talents including cast out demons and conducting miracles and thousands of people asked for his spiritual guidance. He also established several churches and the monastery of St. Poktor in Khatatba.
Egypt resorted to Security Council after the Ethiopian Ministry of Irrigation announced filling the Renaissance Dam officially. Sources in the Egyptian foreign affairs pointed out that Egypt may ask for a new session and a decision regarding the Renaissance Dam, and it is likely that France or Germany will ask the council members to hold this session.
The disappeared Coptic woman Rania Abdel-Messih returned today to her village of Ashmoun Center in Menoufia. The church said Rania is Christian and was not converted into Islam as announced earlier.
The Archdiocese of Minya and Abu Qurqas and several diocese in Upper Egypt announced it will reopen on August 3rd with taking all precautionary measures. Churches of Cairo and Alexandria announced they will reopen on August 3rd under condition of following social distancing rules and all precautionary measures to ensure safety of worshippers.
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church decided to reopen its churches on August 3rd. The churches will start by holding the Holy Masses under the precautionary measures. This decision applies for the churches of Cairo and Alexandria that were closed for almost 4 months due to the spread of Corona virus.
The London Archdiocese held its first ordination for priests since Its establishment in 2017 by sitting His Eminence Bishop Angelos. Two priests were ordained for the ministry in the diocese, namely: Father Anthony, a priest at St. Mark s Church, and Father Michael, a priest at the Church of the Virgin and St. George.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, perfumed the remains of St. Bishoy on his feast at the monastery of St. Bishoy in Wadil Natroun. The celebration was attended by Bishops Methaous, Esizirus, Danile, Mina, Eklimindus, and Michael, members of the Holy Synod.
His Beatitude Theodros II, Patriarch of Alexandria and the rest of Africa of Greek Orthodox Church, issued a statement regarding converting the Hagia Sophia Cathedral, which was transformed by the Turkish President of a mosque. He said that at the time Egypt grants freedom of religion and president Abdul Fattah al-Sisi opens new churches, the Turkish government headed by Erdogan converts churches into mosques.
Bishop Bernaba of Turin and Rome celebrated the feast of the martyrdom of St. Peter and Paul, the Apostles at St. Peter s Church the Apostle in the Vatican. Only 20 individuals were allowed to attend the Holy Mass due to the precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The equality between men and women in inheritance for Christians is a principle approved by the Egyptian constitution in 2014 where Article Three of it states that “the main source of legislations for Christians and Jews regulate their personal status, religious affairs, and the choice of their spiritual leaders.” Thus, according to the constitution, the principles of Christian law are applicable to the Christi