Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, Minister of Awqaf, said that the ministry has a plan to spread moderate thought and to fight terrorism. He added in a press conference that Imams were trained at Nasser Military Academy to combat fourth generation wars, and how to provide a rational and enlightened discourse.
Under the patronage of Pope Twadros II and Abba Moussa, Bishop of Youth, the Coptic Orthodox Church organized a conference on the Coptic faith entitled Dogma7 . The main lecture was delivered by Abba Bishoy, Archbishop of Damietta and Abba Moussa, Bishop of Youth.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Petrarch of St. Mark See, honored the families of the martyrs of St. Mark church terrorist attack who were killed last year at Palm Sunday. Some gifts were presented for them at the weekly meeting at St. Mary church in Semoha, Alexandria.
A Coptic lady disappeared in Assiut under mysterious circumstances. Mariam Makram, 19 year old woman, has disappeared after visiting the house of her family. She called her husband to tell him she will be at home in few minutes, but never returned back. Police were reported and the matter is currently under investigation.
The Church of St. Karas in Dishna received a new priest called Father Sarabamon Fawzy after he spent the 40 day spiritual retreat at the monastery of ST. Pachomius Al-Shayeb. The new priest was received by priests and congregation of the church.
St. Shenouda Church in Aswan celebrated Mother s Day in the presence of its priests and ministers. Prizes for ideal mothers were distributed in the celebration.
Mrs. Isis Aziz, 61 years old, was chosen the ideal mother of the province of Beni Suef in 2018. She was a teacher whose husband died 21 years ago in car accident and she raised her children till they became doctors.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, received Ahmed Al-Qattan, Saudi Minister of African Affairs. Al-Qattan has been the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Cairo till 2011.
Officials at the governorate of Assist visited the path of the Holy Family at the monastery of St. Mary in Doronka village to raise its efficiency after it was considered an international sacred place. The Assistant Secretary of Assiut Governorate, Dr. Awad Ahmed, said that all the obstacles that may face the project will be overcome by all means.
Prayer is the main goal of fasting that works basically with other virtues and increases the gain of all other virtues. His Grace Abba Benjamin, Bishop of Menofia, wrote in his article prayer in the words of the holy fathers about the importance of prayer as explained by fathers of the church. Among their sayings the patience in prayer generates stability in front of the wars of prayer which means that prayers