At the first anniversary of the massacre of St. Samuel Monastery, the monks appealed to president Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to lift what they called the siege of the monastery and called him to allow visitor in. Visitors of the monastery as well as workers have been prevented several times from visiting the monastery.
Abba Maksimus, bishop of Benha, inaugurated the church of St. Demiana in Shiakha village in Benha. After the inauguration ceremony, the deacon Flimon Fayez was ordained a priest at the church.
Fashn misdemeanors court of Beni Suef acquitted 9 Copts and 11 Muslim today in the sectarian attacks at Manin village. The Coptic defendants were accused of building unlicensed church and using violence against the Muslim party whom tried to prevent the prayers of the Coptic Christians.
A Coptic girl disappeared yesterday in mysteries circumstances in Beni Seuf, Upper Egypt. The girl called Mariam Samy is a student at the third year of the faculty of Arts, English department. It is worth mentioning that she tried to contact her family before the cell phone was hanged and switched off.
Abba Ibrahim Isaac, Patriarch of the Catholic Coptic church, received a delegation from the Caritas Association, aimed at improving the human condition and everyone. Caritas International is a confederation of 165 Catholic relief, development and social service organizations operating in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Collectively and individually their claimed mission is to work to build a better world, especially for the poor and oppressed.
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church recognized St. George Monastery for Nuns in Ireland as the first Coptic convent for nuns in Europe according to Bishop Anthony of Scotland and Ireland.
5 Coptic bishops participated today in the ordination ceremony of Dr. Helmy, brother of Abba Bemen, bishop of Qus.
Bishop Daniel of Maadi was elected as Secretary General of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
All the earthly pleasures of the life are seen and touchable, but pleasures of eternal life are unseen and unheard. The late Pope Shenouda III in his article Resurrection and the enjoyment of the unseen talked about things that we do not see that God promised in eternal life.