Bishop Demetrius of Mallawi, Ansna and the Ashmonin, decided to extend the closure of churches in the diocese till mid-July to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. He decided to celebrate the feast of the Apostles with only one priest and two deacons.
Diocese of Mallawi extends closure till mid-July
Wednesday ,01 July 2020
The decision of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church gave bishops the authority to decide when and how to reopen their churches in order to insure safety of the people.