His Eminence Bishop Gabriel of Beni Suef invited the Copts to participate in the upcoming Parliamentary elections that will take place on October 24-25. The Bishop of Beni Suef assured that the Church stands at the same distance from all the candidates and it doesn’t favor any of them, but calls the people to participate and choose the best candidates.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, received at the Papal Headquarters in Cairo today HG Anba Theophilus, Bishop of Manfalut. Father Poulos Halim, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said the meeting came to discuss a number of pastoral matters of the ministry.
His Eminence Bishop Arsanios of the New Valley and Oases, received the delegation of Al-Azhar University, which is visiting the governorate. The delegation was headed by Sheikh Dr. Saeed Amer, Assistant Secretary-General and Chairman of the Fatwa Committee of the Al-Azhar.
Archbishop Anthony of Jerusalem headed the Holy Mass celebrated today at the Virgin Mary Cathedral in Luxor. This comes during a pastoral care visit to the diocese that lasts for several days.
Archbishop Hedra of Aswan congratulated Eng. Kamel Michel, for his appointment to the Senate I’m 2020. It is worth mentioning that Eng. Kamel Michel is a servant at the diocese of Aswan.
Counselor Youssef Talaat, advisor to the Presidency of the Evangelical Community in Egypt, stated that the representatives of the three Egyptian churches, Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic, had agreed on the draft of the personal status law before it is submitted to the cabinet. He added that the meeting of representatives of the three churches took place at the headquarters of the Council of Ministers with the participation of Anba Paula, Counselor Moncef Soliman for the Orthodox Church, Dr. Reverend Stephanos Zaki, Priest Rifat Fathi and Counselor Yusef Talaat from the Evangelical community, and both Anba Thomas and Chancellor Jamil Halim from the Catholic Church.
Bishop Paula of Tanta issued a decision to shut down two churches after a number of priests in them were infected with the new Corona virus. He added that all people should strictly follow the precautionary measures in the parish churches including wearing the masts.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II received at the papal headquarters yesterday HG Bishop Agapius of Delga and Dir Mawas. The Media Center of the Coptic Orthodox Church said that the Pope discussed with him a number of pastoral matters.
Coptic Orthodox Church Official Spokesperson said that His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, received at the Papal Headquarters in Cairo yesterday Father Poulos Nasr, the priest of the Coptic Church in Qatar. Fater Poulos presented a report to the Pope on the service in the church there.
For the first time, a woman from Qusiya and Assiut took the oath in the Senate. Hind Joseph reminds me that she is a great successor to Dr. Hikmat Abu Zeid from the same city. Hikmat was the first Minister of Social Affairs during the era of Gamal Abdel Nasser, therefore it is not surprising that Mrs. Hind was a political and social leader in Qusiya who broke the thorn of masculinity and backwardness since nearly a c