Pope Tawadros cancels weekly meetings
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria announced on Wednesday that the Coptic church would stop holding its weekly meeting at Cairo's Abbasiya Cathedral, in view of renovations to the building towards its golden jubilee in 2018. Wednesday's weekly meeting at the cathedral was the last until 2018, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and the highest Coptic Christian authority in Egypt said.
Holy Synod Decrees, May 2015
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, chaired by the Patriarch of Alexandria, is the highest authority in the Church. It meets on a regular basis to formulate the rules and regulations regarding matters of the church's organisation and faith. It consists of metropolitan archbishops, metropolitan bishops, diocesan bishops along with the other bishops.
IS execute 30 Ethiopian Christians in Lybia
Islamic State have release a video showing masked men muder Ethiopian Christians in Libya. The footage bears similarities to an earlier one showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians. This new video shows two separate mass killings, one the beheading of around 15 men and the other a similar number of men were shot in the head.
Pope Tawadros Papal Easter Message 2015
It is of a great blessing to present the 2015 Papal Encyclical of our beloved Shepherd, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark for the Glorious Resurrection Feast of 2015. May the Lord reward every person contributed to the production of this great teaching of our Pope and Patriarch.
Pope Tawadros receives Patriarch Ignatius & Catholicos Aram
His Holiness Pope Tawaros II of Alexandria of the Coptic Orthodox Church revived His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and All East of the Syriac Orthodox Church His Holiness Aram I – Catholicose of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church in Lebanon.