Pope Tawadros II leads the Christmas mass in the new Administrative Capital – Egypt Today
CAIRO - 13 May 2018: Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese led on Sunday a mass at Virgin Mary Church in Cairo's el Zaitoun district.
The mass is held at the end of the three-day ceremonies on the 50th anniversary of the apparition of Virgin Mary in Egypt.
The apparition of the Virgin in Egypt in 1968 was a message of condolence to all Egyptians following the defeat of the Egyptian army to Israel in June 1967.
El Zaitoun district was one of the key stops of the Holy Family's journey.