Press Release: Archbishop of Canterbury visits HH Pope Tawadros II in the Papal Residence, Cairo

PRESS RELEASE
For immediate use
24 June 2013
Coptic Orthodox Church UK
Media and Communications Office
Coptic Orthodox Church (Europe)
Media and Communications Office
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of All Africa on the holy Apostolic See of Saint Mark, receives the Most Revd Justin Welby, 105th Archbishop of Canterbury, at the Papal Residence in Cairo on 24 June 2013.
The Most Revd Justin Welby visited His Holiness Pope Tawadros II at the Papal Residence in Cairo. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Metropolitan Bishoy, Co-Chair of the Anglican-Oriental Orthodox International Commission, His Grace Bishop Thomas of Quosia, His Grace Bishop Youannes and His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of The Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, who is a member of the International Commission and Co-Chair of the Regional Forum in the United Kingdom. Archbishop Justin was accompanied by His Grace Bishop Mounir Hanna, Primate of the Episcopal Church in Egypt and the Horn of Africa, Bishop Michael Lewis, Bishop of Cyprus and the Gulf, Bishop Grant LeMarquand, Area Bishop for the Horn of Africa, and members of the Lambeth Palace ecumenical and inter-religious offices. Continue reading “Press Release: Archbishop of Canterbury visits HH Pope Tawadros II in the Papal Residence, Cairo”

Habemus Papam – Biserica Ortodoxa Copta are un nou papa

Dupa moartea fostului cap al bisericii Copte din Egipt, credinciosii au petrecut mai multe luni plingindu-l pe acesta. Apoi, saptamina trecuta, 2500 de delegati electori, atit clerici cit si laici, au votat candidatii lor preferati pentru deminiatea de viitor papa copt. Primii trei au fost:

– Episcopul Rafael – 54 e ani, episcop auxiliar pentru centrul orasului Cairo;

– Parintele Rafael Ava Mina, 70 de ani, monah la manastirea Sf. Mina;

– si Episcopul Tawadros.60 de ani, arhiepisco de Beheira, in Delta Nilului. Continue reading “Habemus Papam – Biserica Ortodoxa Copta are un nou papa”