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Memorial ceremonies for Pope Shenouda in Egypt and Paris

By-Emad Tomas

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Monday ,23 April 2012

Memorial ceremonies for Pope Shenouda in Egypt and Paris

 Youth bishopric under the auspices of Bishop Moussa, general bishop of youth has held a memorial service on the occasion of commemoration of the fortieth day to the departure of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark See.

The ceremony was held in the Cathedral of St. Mark, Abbasia with the participation of more than 700 young people from all over Egypt and the attendance of many ministers and presidential candidates, as well as many bishops.
 
On the other hand, another memorial celebration was held in St. Mary church in Paris. The celebration was attended by father Gergis Luka, priest of St. Mary church in Paris as well as the Egyptian ambassador and a representative of the French government, the Parliament and all political parties.