His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, received today at the Pontifical headquarters in Alexandria a large delegation of senior officials and security and military leaders. The delegation offered their best wishes to the Pope and the Coptic congregation and for all Egyptians. For his part, Pope assured that the feast is marked with three signs, namely love, joy and peace.
His Eminence Bishop Makar of 10th of Ramadan City opened yesterday the church of the Virgin Mary and celebrated the first Holy Mass in it. The church that was constructed in 1982, and was renovated and expanded and inaugurated by Bishop Makar with new icon holder and drawings.
Bishop Barnabas of Turin and Rome celebrated the glorious feast of Epiphany in the church of St. Anthony in Ginwa northern of Rome. During the holy mass, he promoted 4 deacons to the rank of Oghnostos (reader) and ordained one deacon in the basic rank of Ebsaltus (chanter).
The Austrian Islamic Council congratulated His Holiness Pope Tawadros II and the Coptic congregation on the occasion of the glorious Epiphany. Bahgat Ebidy, member of the council, said that the council extends its sincere congratulations to the brothers in the homeland and wishes them best regards, and for the homeland peace and prosperity.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, celebrated the Epiphany feast at the Cathedral of St. Mark in Alexandria. Epiphany is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ.
Cairo Misdemeanor Court is holding trial of Muhammad Awad, 32 years old, on January 27 after he tried to slain a Coptic man in Marj, Cairo. The extremist assured he hates the Christians and tried to kill the Coptic man using a knife. This came couple of days after another slain attempt of a Coptic woman in Warraq, Cairo.
The Coptic young man Abanoub Nasr of Dir Barsha village in Minya is drawing Pharaonic drawings in the streets of his village. His drawings has spread in many places and many people expressed their admiration to them.
Nicolas Antony, spokesman for the Greek Orthodox Church, announced the establishment of a new Church in Zambia on the feast of St. Athanasius and Cyril. 47 children were peptized after celebrating the holy mass in the presence of Patriarch Theodore II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and the rest of Africa.
A Pakistani court in Rawalpindi sentenced 80 Islamist militants to prison terms of up to 55 years for their participation in sectarian violence attacks Thousands of demonstrators closed the high way and participated in violent attacks after the acquittal of the Christian citizen Asia Bibi, who was accused of contempt for the Islamic religion and was previously sentenced to death before she was acquitted.
A few days ago, Egypt witnessed a major historical military achievement as President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi opened the South Bernese military base, in the presence of a number of Arab and foreign heads of state and defense ministers and high-ranking diplomatic figures. The South Bernice Military Base was built in a record time, as it took only one year to build one of the giant military fortresses on the southern strat