Important Meeting with the Coptic Community about the Egyptian Constitution
The event will take place on Monday December 9th - 7:00 PM to 10:00 pm at Crowne Plaza in Elizabeth, NJ:
901 Spring Street
Bishop Paula (one of the 50 members who wrote the constitution), the Egyptian Ambassador from NYC and a number of Bishops including H.G. Bishop David will attend this event.
H.G. Bishop David enthroned as Bishop of New York and New England
H.H. Pope Tawadros has enthroned H.G. Bishop David on Saturday 11/16/2013 in the Cathedral of St. Mark at El Abbassia at 7:00 PM (Cairo Local Time).
The entire congregation of St. Mark's church in Cedar Grove NJ are praying for His Grace and wish him the best on his new assignment. The event was broadcasted live today at 12:00 pm (EST Time).
Egypt: Russian ministers visit Cairo
Top officials in Egypt have hailed talks with Russian ministers in Cairo as "historic".
The head of the Egyptian army, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, said the talks signalled the start of a new era of enhanced military co-operation.
There are on-going discussions about a possible arms deal that could be worth as much as $2bn (£1.2bn), though no agreement has been yet reached.
Egypt: 11-year-old boy shot by the brotherhood - 11/8/2013
An 11-year-old was shot during clashes in Cairo on Friday. The Brotherhood who shot the boy were protesting against the removal of the former President Morsi, when violence erupted with local residents. The boy Mohamed Saeed was rushed to a hospital but was found dead.
Fr. Seraphim has been appointed as the Pope's Representative in El Maqar
H.H. Pope Tawadros II appointed Fr. Seraphim as his representative in the Archdiocese of North America on Oct. 24, 2013.
Fr. Seraphim El-Syriany is a Monk of the Monastery of St. Mary (El Syrian) since April, 6th 1993. His name is Aziz Ghaly Sabry Aziz. Born in Cairo on Feb. 21st, 1959. Fr. Seraphim holds a BSc Degree in Science from Ain Shams University. He worked in Scientific Researches in an American Scientific Research Institution in Cairo and served in 3 Churches in England and in the Archdiocese of L.A. in the U.S.