University of Beni Suef appointed a Coptic Dean of the Faculty of Earth Sciences.
Dr. Boutros Riad Bakhit was appointed by Dr. Mansour Hassan, President of Beni Suef University.
Dr. Boutros obtained a Bachelor of Science in Geology Division in 1989, Cairo University, and a Master in Geology Sciences, Minerals and Rocks, Cairo University, and a PHD of Philosophy in Geology Sciences, Minerals and Rocks.
Bishop Gabriel of Beni Suef ordained a large number of new deacons.
They were ordained at the church of St. Mary in Beni Suef during celebrating the Sunday holy mass.
Bishop Rafael attends 13th conference of university students and graduates in Beni Suef.
The conference is held at the monastery of the Virgin Mary in Bayad from September 2nd to 4th under the title Discover Yourself .
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.
The body of an elderly Coptic was found in the village of Suleiman in Beni Suef near the fields.
Police is currenly investigating the corpse to find out the cause of the death.
Security forces have taken extra security measures to secure the celebration of the Virgin Mary in Bayad.
Tens of thousands attend the celebration each day to take blessings from the Virgin Mary and the monastery and to spend some time on the Nile River.
His Eminence Bishop Gabrielle of Beni Suef celebrated the Holy Mass at the ancient monastery of Our lady of Muharraq in Assiut, with the participation of a number of monks and the five new priests who were recently ordained.
The new priests are spending 40 days as spiritual retreat according to the Coptic rituals. They are Fathers Makarios, Maximus, Domadious, Sharopbim and Lucas.
St. George Church in Beni Suef celebrates the feast of St. Joseph the Carpenter next Thursday.
St. Joseph of the House of David was the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus the Christ. St. Joseph was the foster-father of Jesus and along with the Virgin Mary spent the most earthly hours with Jesus during his childhood.
Under the patronage of His Grace the Bishop Gabriel of Beni Suef, the conference of the ministers entitled (Observe yourself) was concluded yesterday.
The conference was held at the virgin monastery in Bayad Arab and several sermons were given by Bishops Ghobrial, Estifanos and a number of prominent clergy.
His Eminence Bishop Gabriel of Beni Suef said the reason of the late enthronement of the new bishops is a new recommendation from the Holy Synod that new bishops have to study many matters and learn from the experience of other bishops before they are enthroned on their bishoprics.
He added that acquiring new experiences is curtail for new bishops including a training on financial matters.
His Eminence Bishop Gabriel of Beni Suef and HG Bishop Abigail, Head of the Monastery of the Virgin Mary al-Muharraq celebrated the Holy Mass at the Church of the Fortress with the 5 new priests ordained last Saturday.
The new priests spend the 40 days period at the Monastery of the Virgin Mary in Assiut according to the Coptic rituals.
A senior church source said in a special statement to the Copts United Electronic newspaper that the personal status law was not discussed during the current sessions of the Holy Synod.
The law was already discussed in previous sessions and was approved by the Coptic Orthodox Church. Only few points are still in debate and will be sent to the government after they are agreed upon.
A senior church source said in a special statement to Copts United that the personal status law was not included in the sessions of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Sources said that the draft was discussed in previous sessions and there are some points that needs further agreement among the churches before they are sent to the government for official approval.
Church source: The personal status law was not included in the sessions of the Synod
A Coptic young lady called Amal Zarif Moawad, 19 years old, disappeared last Wednesday in the village of Enfest, Beni Suef Governorate.
She left her house to go shopping, but never returned back. Her cell phone was answered by a man who asked her family not to search for her anymore.
Police were reported and the matter is currently under investigation.
Copts United learned from a high priestly source that it was finally agreed that the diocese of Minya will be divided into 3 Perishes.
The Holy Synod will hold its next session on Thursday (June 13th) to study and approve the decision.
The Archbishop of Beni Suef celebrated the feast of St. Athanasius the Apostolic at the Church of the Lady in Beni Suef.
During the celebrations, bishop of the diocese perfumes the remains of the saint and the Holy Mass is then celebrated on Wednesday.
3 Copts were shot by unknown people and investigations supposed they were killed by those who tried to steal them.
The Cops are: Paul Najib 32 years and Emad Ghattas 54 And Mosi Najah Hanna 29 years old.
St. Paul monastery in Posh, Beni Suef, hosted a reconciliation meeting between two Muslim families in the presence of Muslim and Christina clergy.
The meeting assured the exceptional relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt.
The mosque of Ezbet Erfan in Behnmo village was opened today. MP Ali Bader thanked Christians of the village for their contribution to establish the mosque.
He assured that such attitude proves the unity of the Egyptians and the increasing tolerance among Muslims and Christians.
The Monastery of St. Paul in Bush, Beni Suef, commemorates the 40 days anniversary of the departure of monk Maximus of St. Pual next Friday.
Monk Maximus has served the monastery as its deputy for many years since the 1980s.
Father Athanasius Fawzi and Father Arsanyos, Gabriel, priests of St. Mary church in Darb Abd, Beni Suef, participated in a new campaign to clean the streets of their city.
Sheikhs and several officials also joined the initiative and encouraged hundreds to follow them.