His Eminence Bihsop Paula of Tanta chided the Family Conference held in Sydney, Australia, from January 24 to 27th. The conference discussed love in marriage and the family and why marriage fail and what are the rules in marriage?
The Coptic Center for Youth Service in Abu Qurqas organized last Saturday a meeting for female servants at the Abu Qurqas Center in the Church of Our Lady in Fekria, entitled He sent them to Evangelize . The meeting started with the Divine Liturgy after which the attendees received two lectures on servant and belief , and how do we serve the youth of this generation?
The media center of the Coptic Orthodoxy Church announced that His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, has received the delegation of St. Ignatius Theological Academy and Stockholm College of Theology at the papal headquarters of the St. Mark s Cathedral in Cairo. They discussed aspects of cooperation between the Academy and the Coptic Church.
HE Bishop Gabriel of Beni Suef opened yesterday carnival games for boys and girls, which came as fund day for the elementary school students. The carnival was held at the monastery of the Virgin Mary in Bayad, Beni Suef, and offered its attendees a number of games, studies and stories.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, received yesterday the priests of Alexandria at the headquarters of the ‘Logos Center’ in the Monastery of Saint Bishoy in Wadil Natroun. During the meeting, Pope answered many questions with the priests and delivered a speech about how can priests discovers talents among their congregation.
The Egyptian Orthodox Church announced that Bishop Paula of Tanta traveled to Australia in a pastoral care visit there for three weeks. It is expected that His eminence will lead the annual conference of families scheduled to be held in the coastal city of Wollongong, south of Sydney, from January 24 to January 27.
Bishop Abraam of Fayoum ordained 44 new deacons, including 27 in the ranks of Ebsaltus (chanter), and 14 in the rank of Ognostos (reader) and 3 in the rank of Ebideacon (deacon assistant). The ordination was held at the Monastery of St. Abraam in Azab during the regular meeting of the priests of the diocese.
The Information Center of the Egyptian Cabinet announced that Egypt was listed in the Bloomberg list of innovative countries 2020. It is worth mentioning that the index is based on seven criteria for measurement, including individual research, higher education, the technological level of government companies, the level of productivity, rates of research and development spending, and manufacturing capacity.
The Executive Committee of the Council of Middle East Churches held its periodic meeting in Larnaca, Cyprus, last Monday and Tuesday, in the presence of His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of Justiniana and the rest of Cyprus for the Orthodox Church in Cyprus, and with the participation of representatives from all member churches. The meetings were chaired by John the Tenth, Patriarch of Antioch and the rest of the East for the Greek Orthodox, Chairman of the Council on the Family of the Orthodox Churches.
D. Aida Nassif
It is unfortunate that we find some important values collapsing in our society, with many people with no culture leading media and spreading ignorance in the community. We can see such danger when we ask our youth about the great Egyptian writers and thinkers like: Muhammad Abdo, Taha Hussein, Al-Akkad, Tawfiq Al-Hakim, Naguib Mahfouz, Sayed Darwish and Salama Moussa. They don t even realize who they are as if we