Abba Makarios, general bishop of Minya, visited the Church of St. Anthony in the village of Mensafis. The church appeared very poor without chairs and had only wooden roof, but the children chanted a lot of hymns before the bishop.
Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See, held meeting on Sunday with members of the clerical councils in Cairo and its sub-offices.
News agencies said that a terrorist belong to the ISIS has blown himself up in a group of ISIS’ leaders on the Syrian borders. Sources added that a number of the leaders were killed and several were injured but there are not specific numbers.
Kamal Zakher, the Egyptian writer, called the Coptic Orthodox Church to specify an age for retirement of bishops and priests since people can’t do the same work when they reach the age of 60>
Major-General Salah Hassan, director of security in Qena, visited several churches to check on the security procedures taken at the church. Extra security measures have been taken at fitr feast to secure churches in case of emergency.
As the Muslims around the world are celebrating fitr feast, Copts headed by Father Shenouda in Etsa Mahata village in Minya lined up the street to congratulate the Muslims on the feast. The unique way of congratulation was well received by the Muslims in the streets and considered it a good gesture of love.
Abba Hadra, Bishop of Aswan, promoted 5 priests to the rank of Hegumin during the holy mass celebrated at the monastery of ST. Pachomious in Hager Edvo. The priests are Fathers Karas Wahib, Potros Yacoub, Angelos Kamal, Karas Morad, and Mina Tamer.
Abba Markos, Bishop of Shubra El-Kheima, ordained a deacon during the holy mass celebrated at 57357 Childrens Hospital for cancer. It is worth mentioning that the administration of 57357 hospital allocated a place in the hospital as a church to serve the sick children, and the holy mass was photographed by Kogi Coptic Channel for kids.
The Egyptian parliament has a great history, with many politicians leading it since the 19th century. It has always respected freedom of speech and reason. Members of the Egyptian parliament have always used a decent language to express the harmony of the political life in this great country. I say this as I am full of sorrow feelings and frustration for what our parliament reached nowadays. In fact, I tried many