Bani Mazar Archbishopric issued a statement to assure that recent sectarian incident is an exception to the reality in the diocese. A thug attacked a Coptic family at the village of Nasiriyah in Beni Mazar, Northern of Minya diocese, after dispute. The mother and her children were attacked by white weapon and one of the children is in serious condition.
Hani Abdel Jaber, Governor of Beni Suef, hosted a conference to discuss ways of facing rumors wtih the participation of 500 young people and the Church and Al-Azhar. Participants agreed that all state including Al-Azhar, the Church, ministries of Youth, Sports, Education and Culture, the media, the National Council for Women, and civil society institutions should take a proper role in facing rumors and talk about achievements in Egypt.
Coptic church announced that the Nativity Fast will start on November 26 and lasts for 43 days. Father Rouis Morcos, priest of the Church of the Virgin and St. George, in Alexandria, said that all Coptic Orthodox churches in Egypt and the world hold daily masses during the days of the fasting. He explained that the duration of fasting are taken after the forty days, which Moses the Prophet fasted to receive the law, while the other three days were added to the duration of fasting during the reign of Pope Abram, Pope No. 62 of the Coptic Church, to commemorate the three days that the Copts fasted to move Mount Mokattam.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, delivered his weekly sermon on Wednesday from the papal headquarters of the Logos Center in St. Bishoy Monastery. Many members of the Holy Synod have attended the sermon as they were attending the Seminar of teh Holy Synod entailed Bishop and Priest: Fatherhood and childhood.
The Egyptian Orthodox Church announced that Abba Antonius, Archbishop of the Egyptian Orthodox Church in the Holy Land and the Near East, will preside next Friday morning the prayers of the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the League of Jerusalem during his visit to Cairo to attend meeting of the Holy Synod. The holy mass will be attended by priests, deacons and ministers of the League of Jerusalem in Cairo.
The Franciscan monastery of the Virgin Mary in Mokattam will conclude its spiritual conference entitled ‘humnitarian’. The conference was attended by Father Elias Jesuit, and a group of Franciscan monks.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, opened yesterday the Central Papal Library in the monastery of St. Bishoy in Wadil Natroun, which will be the largest Coptic library in the world. Pope said that the design of the library took the form of architecture that existed in the time of Jesus Christ, and is decorated with high columns that reflect the greatness of knowledge such as the temples of Karnak and the ancient Greek temples. The establishment of the library began in 2017and the library is designed to be a reference for Coptic life, culture, language and history.
Bishop Cyril of Nagaa Hammadi continues physical therapy in Cairo under the supervision of the Director of the New Jersey Institute of Spine Diseases in America. It is worth mentioning that Bishop Cyril performed a cement injection in the spine in the United States last month and was accompanied during the operation by bishop Begul, head of Muharraq Monastery and Father Zucima al-Muharaqqy.
HH Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, inaugurated the Pontifical Library at the Logos Center in the monastery of St. Bishoy. Pepe described the opening of the library as a great honor for the Coptic Orthodox Church and for millions of Copts all over the world. This came during the activities of the seminar of the Holy Synod, which began yesterday in the monastery of St. Bishoy in Wadil Natroun.
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