The meeting held between Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and the Coptic delegation, headed by Pope Tawadros II, came upon a request from the presidency, said the Church’s Spokesman Priest Polis Halim on Thursday.
Dr. Shawky Allam, Mufti of the Republic, condemned the recent terrorist attack against a church in France in which a priest was slaughtered and two nuns were severely injured.
Islamophobia Observatory warned European right against trading on recent terrorist attacks in Germany to spread hatred against Islam and Muslims in Europe and to gain political benefits.
Anba Mina, Bishop of Massaga, Vancouver and Western Canada, opened the Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Ontario.
Monk Jacques Hamel, 86-year-old, was slaughtered at the terrorist attack in Rouen Church northern France. The French authorities had announced the death of the monk during the liberation of the hostages.
Minya governorate delivered today 7 homes for Copts after they were restored by the armed forces. People in the village expressed their happiness for restoring their homes and the return of good relations with their Muslim neighbors.
6 Copts and 12 Muslims were arrested pending investigation in Saft Kharsa village on charges of inciting sectarian attacks against the Copts.
Abba Arsanious, Metropolitan of Minya, and Abba Makarious, Bishop of Minya, have ordained four new priests for the ministry.
Assassination attempt of President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi during his participation in the Arab summit in Nouakchott conference was not the first one. There were several previous attempts after the overthrown of Mohamed Morsy and the Muslim Brotherhood. A car was bombed and prepared to be detonated remotely by a mobile phone, but the guards discovered the plan and nullified it. Moreover, it was repeated couple of weeks