Bodies of three martyrs of Minya terrorist attack moved from their home town in Maghagha to St. Samuel monastery. The three martyrs are: Girgis Mahrous, Kyrilous Mahrous and Magdy Edqward, and will be buried in the monastery next to 8 other martyrs of the same attack.
Cardinal Philippe Barbour, Archbishop of Lyon heads delegation of clergy and journalists to visit Erbil in Iraq. They carry message from Pope Francis to the Iraqi people and will visit camps o the displaced people.
Abba Takla, Bishop of Deshna ordained and promoted a number of deacons at Archangel Church in Abu Manaa, Deshna. This came at the memorial service of Father Bacilious Sedrak, former priest of the church.
Father Bishoy Helmi, priest of St. Antonius Church in Shobra, said that Mina Safy, Coptic defendant accused of attacking police at Maspero was found not guilty by court. The priest commented that The LORD performs righteous deeds And judgments for all who are oppressed.
The prosecutor summoned Father Makari Younan who was charged with contempt of Islam. The hearing lasted for 6 hours after Makari was charged with spreading haltered and inciting sedition as well as causing harm to the national unity of Egypt.
An Islamic preacher was arrested on charges of raping a girl in Mansoura after he claimed he can treat her with verses of the holy Quran. The man was arrested after her family reported the police and the matter is currently under investigation.
Emanuel Macron, French President, said that Paris supports the efforts of the Libyan government believing that the road map will achieve peace and national reconciliation. He added that all countries in the region should support Libya since the region will fail if Libya fails.
The United Nations warned today of a religious war because of the Aqsa mosque and the new procedures taken at al-Aqsa mosque. The UN delegate to the Middle East said the Israeli occupation has illegally increased on the Palestinian land.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, attended the funeral of Bishop Sawiris, head of Maharak monastery in Assiut. The funeral was held at St. Peter Church in Abbasia before his body was moved to be buried in his monastery.
Dr. Magdy Yaccoub is a modest loving man who is a rare heart surgeon. He gave lessons in love without preaching as Saint Teresa did. His loving heart served the people using little science and much love making him an ambassador to Christ in the work of mercy in the developing and poor countries. He established centers in several countries to treat children and to spread the love of Jesus Christ among the nations.