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  • Friday ,24 April 2015
العربية

Cairo governor attends Mar Girgis monastery restoration ceremony Friday

By-thecairopost

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:04

Friday ,24 April 2015

Cairo governor attends Mar Girgis monastery restoration ceremony Friday

Cairo governor Galal Saeed attended the restoration of the Mar Girgis Monastery ceremony in Old Cairo Thursday, acting for President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Youm7 reported.Cairo governor Galal Saeed attended the restoration of the Mar Girgis Monastery ceremony in Old Cairo Thursday, acting for President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Youm7 reported.

Pope Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa will attend the restoration ceremony along with some Ministers and Egypt’s popular leaders.
 
Mar Girgis restoration process started three years ago as a cooperation between Egypt and Greece. The area of Mar Girgis is home to many historic churches, synagogues, and mosques.