His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, congratulated the congregation of the Church On the occasion of the feast of Our Lady. Pope said that we hail and love the Virgin Mary as she said From now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done great things for me holy is his name.
Bishop Karas of Pennsylvania led the final celebration of keraza festival at the church of St. Mary in Maryland. 1400 participants from 14 churches and their ministers participated in the celebration and trophies were distributed to the winners and souvenirs to all participants.
Dr. Mohamed Othman El-Khesht, President of Cairo University, congratulated the Copts on the feast of the Virgin Mary calling it a feast for all Egyptians. On his official page on Facebook, he added that the Egyptian have one nation and they need to protect it by all means.
Feast of the Virgin was turned into a national unity holiday in Sharqia with many Muslim visitors congratulating the Copts on the feast. Extra security measures have been taken to secure the celebrations among the presence of millions of the Copts from all over Egypt.
Minya diocese announced that it has 50 villages that lack churches and her congregation has to travel or walk for several kilometers, which causes accidents like what happened to the child Kirilos Youssef. Minya Diocese mourned the 4 year old child who was killed while traveling to attend church at the nearest village.
Coptic Orthodox Church concludes the fasting of the Virgin Mary tomorrow. Churches and monasteries carrying the name of the Virgin Mary celebrate several celebrations attended by millions of visitors from all over Egypt.
Police in Egypt are taking extra security measures to secure the celebrations of the feast of the Virgin Mary. One of the grand celebrations is held at the monastery of the virgin Mary in Bayad, Beni Suef.
Bishop Makar of Sharqia heads enthronement celebrations of Bishop Polous of Eastern Canada. Bishop Polous was ordained 2 months ago before he received training in Egypt about managing a diocese.
Minya Diocese mourned Youssef Ebid, a 4 year old child who was killed while traveling to attend church at the nearest village. The child was hit by a tractor while he was waiting for a but to take him with his friends to the church since his village is deprived from churches. It is worth mentioning that 50 villages in Minya diocese don t have churches and the Copts in them have to travel to the nearest church, which causes similar accidents every now and then.
I admit I was not surprised or shocked when the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir admitted in court that he had received $ 90 million from the Prince Crown Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, among the 113 million dollars that were found in the house of Bashir at the time of his arrest. These presidents always emphasize the cleanliness of their hands and show their honesty and honor, and take pride in fighting c