The Evangelical community in Egypt condemned the recent terrorist attack in Darb Ahmar, Cairo, that killed three policemen and injured four nearby citizens. Statement added that the community prays to God to offer his condolences to families of the victims and all the Egyptian people.
The Coptic Catholic Church receives Cardinal Sandri Leonardo, head of the Vatican s Eastern Churches Complex, at a major celebration on Feb. 25, with the most important events including the laying of the foundation stone of a new church in Assiut, Upper Egypt. In a special statement, Archbishop Cyril of Assiut, pointed out that the Vatican Cardinal is attending the 800th anniversary of the meeting of St. Francis with Sultan Malik al-Kamil, which is organized by the Franciscan Order in Egypt.
Dr. André Zaki, head of the Evangelical community in Egypt, accompanied today delegation of the Egyptian-American dialogue with deputy of the Egyptian Parliament and a number of MPs at the Egyptian house of representatives. The American delegation includes the members of the Egyptian-American dialogue for the Dialogue of Cultures Forum in the Evangelical Organization, the Secretary General of the World Religions Parliament, a group of American church leaders and leaders of American civil society. Zaki said that The visit comes within the framework of the interrelationship between Egyptian and American leaders to reflect a true vision and a reality about the state of co-existence in Egyptian society, and an understanding of developments within American society.
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.
Bishop Bachoum of Suhag handed out trophies of the Al-Keraza Carnival during the celebration held at the Cathedral of the diocese. It is worth mentioning that more than 21.000 youth from the diocese have participated in the Carnival this year.
Funeral of Father Salib Matta Sawiris held in Shubra at St. George Church in Jouishi, Shibra, in the presence of a number of Bishops, priests and the congregation of the church. Pope Tawadros has delegated Father Ammonius Adel, secretary of His Holiness, to participate in the prayers and offer his sincere condolences.
A delegation of Latin bishops in the Middle East and the Arab region have visited Pope Tawadros II in the papal headquarters in Cairo. The delegation was accompanied by Abba Prono Mozaro, ambassador of the Vatican. The Council began its meetings today at the headquarters of the Coptic Catholic Seminary in Maadi.
A delegation from Coptic youth in Austria and Switzerland concluded their visit to Egypt by visiting the Military Technical College where a ceremony was held for them in cooperation with the Ministries of Immigration and Egyptians Affairs, Youth and Sports. The visit to Egypt lasted for two weeks to link the youth to their home country. They met with Pope Twadros II and held a conference at the Pontifical Logos Center in Wadi El Natroun.
Coptic Orthodox Church and the Egyptian embassy in Burundi celebrated the first Holy Mass at the church of St. Mark and St. Moses as the first Coptic Church in Burundi. Dr. Abir Radwan, Egyptian ambassador to Burundi said that the Egyptian church is the oldest in the world and that Egypt is keen on its relations with African countries.
As Egypt bid farewell to 3 martyrs of al-Darb al-Ahmar terrorist attack, 9 terrorists were getting ready to receive death penalty over assassination of Egypt s former public prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, who was assassinated when a car bomb struck his vehicle in 2015. Responding to the news about the execution of the nine men convicted of the attack, several online media campaigns were launched and complained that t