Abba Makarios, General Bishiop of Minya ordained 120 new deacons at St. George Church in Nazlet Ebid village. The new deacons were ordained in the rank of Ebsaltus and were celebrated by the congregation.
After her disappearance for couple of days ago, Melissa Samy, returned home to her family. The 27 year old girl has been working in a pharmacy before she had disappeared in mysterious circumstances.
The monastery of St. George in Rzesigat, Luxor, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the ordination of 5 monks. The celebrated monks are Fathers: Maximus, Ermia, Domadious, Abanoub and Thomas.
Abba Gabriel, Bishop of Beni Suef and member of the secretarial committee of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that Pope Tawadros II has postponed the ordination of bishops for Minya and Manfalout. He added that Abba Markos will be ordained Bishop of Damietta, Abba Isaac for Tama, Father Markos Abnoudy will be ordained Bishop of New Valley. The four other general bishops that will be ordained are: Father Paul of Maharak monastery, Father Sawirus of St. Mina Monastery, Father Bishoy of St. Moussa monastery, Father Maximus of St. Moussa monastery.
Murderer of the Coptic doctor Tharwat Georgy in Dirout declared his belonging to ISIS before he was sentenced to death penalty by Egyptian court. The terrorist said he sees Copts are infidels and their money, souls and belongings are lawful to seize and their blood is permissible to shed.
The Patriarchate of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria announced the start of a mandatory medical examination of applicants for marriage as of January 2019 as a condition for completion of formal engagement procedures. It added that the new pressures aim to check for medical contraindications for marriage.
His Eminence Bishop Gabriel of Beni Suef and member of the secretarial committee of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church said that 7 new bishops will be ordained by Pope Tawadros II next Saturday. He added that Abba Markos will be ordained Bishop of Damietta, Abba Isaac for Tama, Father Markos Abnoudy will be ordained Bishop of New Valley. The four other general bishops that will be ordained are: Father Paul of Maharak monastery, Father Sawirus of St. Mina Monastery, Father Bishoy of St. Moussa monastery, Father Maximus of St. Moussa monastery.
Pope Tawadros II inaugurated on Sunday the great St. Mark cathedral in Abbasia on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the cathedral’s construction in 1968. The cathedral was closed in 2015 for restoration and renovation works implemented by around 50 companies and 300 workers. The cathedral’s new art works include icons of martyrs in the modern age like the 21 Coptic martyrs in Libya.
Father Matta Rizk, deputy of Manfalut diocese in Assiut, said the young man Mina Mohsen Rifaat was found dead on Wednesday after he was lost in the floods. The young man was drowned and his body was found three days after his death in the Nile River. He added that the flood water is being removed from the monastery that suffered unprecedented destruction because of the floods.
Attacking the Cops and their churches in Egypt is still happening, and the murderer is still acquitted as well. The best way to prove the murderer not guilty is by calling him crazy. This is usually the case in most sectarian attacks. Bing crazy or psychopath is the most known way to acquit murderers of the Copts. This was the case in the very first attack by ISIS in Alexandria in 2006 when a terrorist attacked th