Catholic Church in Austria praised the visit of Cardinal Bishara Raey to Saudi Arabia for two days during which he met with the Saudi King and Saudi crown prince. The Catholic Cardinal said he was convinced by the reasons that made Lebanese Prime Minister resign, and promised to return to Lebanon soon.
650 Ethiopian tourists visited the monastery of St. Mary in Assiut where the holy family had stayed for a while. The delegation took 13 buses accompanied by tourist guides who told them about the historical city.
Coptic Orthodox Church announced today the death of Father Abdul Malak of St. Paula monastery. The monk served the monastery of St. Anthony in Jerusalem.
Abba Karas, Bishop of Mahalla, celebrated the feast of St George at his church in Sabah city in Suez where he delivered sermon about how to return to God. The celebration was attended by Abba Pemwa, Bishop of Suez, and congregation of the church.
Abba Sharubim, Bishop of Qena, perfumed the remains of St. George and the martyrs of Fayoum at St. George Church in Shanhoria, Qena. The celebration was attended by hundreds of the congregation who came to celebrate the feast of their beloved saint.
The Evangelical Christian Church in Vienna called on Arab Christians in Austria to attend a joint Catholic-Evangelical prayer service on Friday (November 17th). Bahjat Attallah, the pastor of the church, said that a group of Catholic monks and nuns from France will join the prayers asking for blessing for our lives and our country.
Copts in Australia expressed their sorrow and grief after gay marriage was legalized in Australia. Results released Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed 61% of the population voted to allow same-sex marriage, with 38% voting against.
Four employees in Egyptian public communication company were arrested on charges of joining terrorist group and embracing Takfiri thought. The prosecution accused them of forming a cell that espoused Takfiri ideology and joining the terrorist organization of ISIS aiming to destabilizing the public peace and carrying out acts of hostility against Copts and army.
The North Cairo Criminal Court decided on Wednesday to refer the documents of the Ahmed Saeed, who is accused of killing the Coptic priest, Samaan Shehta, to Egypt’s grand Mufti, seeking the Mufti’s approval to execute the defendant. The referral of Saeed’s documents to the grand Mufti indicates that the court’s judiciary approved of a death sentence. The court set the date to declare a final verdict to January 15 2018.
In fairy tales we usually hear about good or bad people. However, it became really hard to make such differentiation or classification in the real life because good people do bad things and bad people do good things. People are not angels or devils, as they are simply human being. This fact forces us sometime to revise all the facts that we take for granted and to reconsider all the people and things in our safe