Abba Locas, Bsihop of Abnoub and Fath, ordained a new priest for the church of St. Isaac Dafrawy in Abnoub.
In his pastoral care visit to Milan, Italy, Pope Francis visited a Muslim family from Morocco that has moved to Milan since 1987.
Sheikh Haitham Bakry, Imam of Fatatih Mosque in Luxor, defended the demonstrations demanding the family of Coptic minor girl Amira to hand her over to them claiming she has converted into Islam saying: her new behavior showed her new belief! “We are not sure Amira became Muslim, but we feel so” He explained.
Fatima Naeot, Egyptian writer, commented on the sectarian crisis of Luxor in which fanatics besieged house of a Coptic minor girl demanding her family to hand the girl over claiming she has converted to Islam, saying that it demonstrates the absence of law.
As they were demonstrating to demand the return of their daughter, family members of disappeared Coptic minor girl Marina Nashaat were surprised to find police officers arresting them instead of working hard to find their girl.
Father Poulos Halim, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that Abba Marcus, Bishop of Quba Gardens ordained 34 deacons.
Abba Angelos, Bishop of Shobra, ordained 80 new deacons during celebrating the holy mass at St. Demiana Church in Shubra.
Abba Karas, Papal deputy in North America, called the priests of the diocese to encourage the congregation to welcome president Abdul Fattah al-Sisi during his visit to Washington.
Groups of Muslims in Luxor demonstrated demanding a Coptic family to hand over their daughter claiming she converted into Islam and got married to a Muslim young man. On the other hand, Copts say the Muslim young man is trying to force their daughter to convert into Islam and marry him. Yet, the Muslims insist she has already converted into Islam and her family is hiding her. However, the Muslims don’t have any pr