A group of priests and Coptic Christians participated in the inauguration of a new mosque in Assuit governorate- Egypt Today/Mahmoud Agamy. A group of priests and Coptic Christians participated in the inauguration of a new mosque in Assuit governorate- Egypt Today/Mahmoud Agamy.

In Pics: Copts have Iftar, inaugurate Grand Mosque in Assuit

Sat, May. 18, 2019
CAIRO – 18 May 2019: A group of priests and Coptic Christians participated in the inauguration of a new mosque in Assuit's Dayrout, Upper Egypt, on Friday.

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A group of priests and Coptic Christians share Ramadan Iftar inside the newly-inaugurated mosque in Assuit governorate- Egypt Today/Mahmoud Agamy


In an atmosphere charged with national unity, the Coptic priests and Christians shared Muslim clergymen and prayers’ iftar meal, the breakfast Muslims worldwide have after fasting from dawn to sunset during the holy month of Ramadan. The Iftar banquet was held inside the inaugurated Grand Mosque.

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A priest and Islmic clergyman greeting each other after inaugurating the Grand Mosque in Assuit- Egypt Today/Mahmoud Agamy

The inauguration ceremony was attended by dean of the Faculty of Islamic Theology at Asst Al-Azhar University Mohamed Abdel-Malek, bishop of the Evangelical Church in Assyut Amgad, Vice-President of the Church Diocese of The Blessed Virgin Mary and Archangel Michael in Dayrout Ibram Tharwat, and Judge Tareq Azizi, representatives of Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority’s branch in Assuit.

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A group of priests and Coptic Christians and Muslims pose for a photo inside the Grand Mosque in Dayrout - Egypt Today/Mahmoud Agamy


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The Grand Mosque in Dayrout - Egypt Today/Mahmoud Agamy


Additional reporting by Mahmoud Agamy

 
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