Father Polous Halim, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that Coptic diocese for youth in America and Canada CACYB has organized a banquet for youth entitled No roots No fruits The event introduced the concept of identity and roots and its importance in the life of young people.
For the first time, Egyptian Currency Bureau issued a group of commemorative coins about the life of Jesus Christ. The collection included 12 coins made from silver demonstrating stories about Christ taken from the Holy Bible.
Abba Paula, Bishop of Tanta, said for the first time in his life, the Egyptian government have positive attitude towards the Copts. He added during his meeting with members of the delegation of the National Council for the Care of the Families of Martyrs and Victims that Copts are enjoying what they did not enjoy before in Egypt.
Abba Youssef, Bishop of Bolivia ordained two new full deacons at St. George and St. Anthony Church in Otawa. Spokesman of the church said that such ordination comes to help in the ministry with the increasing numbers of the people, especially with the Holly Communion.
French Interior Minister promised to prevent Muslims from praying on the streets. This came after several members of the Parliament considered such prayers unacceptable usage of public spaces. More than 100 French MPs demonstrated against holding Islamic prayers in the streets.
A delegation of Coptic bishops traveled to London to participate in the enthronement ceremony of Abba Angelos, Bishop of London. The celebration was attended by the Egyptian ambassador to London, a number of British officials, Bishop Bakhomius, former acting Patriarch and Bishop Raphael, Secretary of the Holy Synod.
Abba Bigol, Bishop of Muharraq monastery, celebrated his very first Holy Mass after taking office. He was accompanied by Abba Kyrillos, Bishop of Nagaa Hammadi, Abba Beyman, Bishop of Naqada and Qus, Abba Gabriel, Bishop of Beni Suef, Abba Estephanus, Bishop of Baba and Al Fashn, and Abba Karas, the General Bishop of the Mahalla Al-Kubra.
President Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi received a delegation of leaders of the evangelical denominations who are visiting Egypt to participate in the celebration of 500th anniversary of the religious reform movement and the establishment of the Evangelical community. President said that eliminating terrorism requires concerted effort of the international community and the adoption of an effective strategy in that account.
Families of the martyrs of Libya appealed to the government to return the bodies of their sons to their hometown. A church was built on the name of the martyrs in Awr village and a special shrine was prepared to bury their bodies in.
It was not a good surprised to watch the interview between the Egyptian media reporter Imad Adeeb and the Libyan terrorist Abdel Rahim Mohammed Abdullah Al-Massmari, who killed Egyptian people. The terrorist explained that Prophet Mohammed killed his uncles, and therefore, he doesn t feel bad for killing those infidels! This story made Brigadier General Khalid Okasha, security expert, say that the terrorist organi