A Coptic priest decided to give unusual present at the opening of a new mosque in Zagazig. The present was a Koran.
Abba Tadrus, Bishop of Port Said, visited the displaced Copts of Arish in their temporary residence in Port Said to congratulate them on Christmas and Epiphany feasts.
Coptic church held a festival for the handicapped under the patronage of Abba Gabriel, Bishop of Beni Suef.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, receives yesterday His Excellency Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, secretary general of the World Council of Churches in the papal residence in Cairo.
A relative of Bassim Mehriz, the latest martyr of the Coptic Orthodox Church, published a voice record that he received from the terrorist who killed Bassim.
Copts are preparing to celebrate the Day of the Epiphany next Thursday when they eat cane and taro in addition to the Coptic rituals.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandriaa and Patriarch of St. Mark See, will celebrate Epiphany feast in Alexandria next Thursday.
The funeral of the latest Coptic Martyr Bassem Shehata Harzallah, was held on Sunday at his hometown of Suhag.
The Rev. Ibrahim Wadih, the pastor of an evangelical church in the United States of America, said that the Copts do not need protection within their homeland, as they live in Egypt as full citizens.