The pontiff will receive no worshippers wishing to offer greetings over the occasion to avoid crowds, the spokesman added.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Marks Diocese will lead the Easter Mass Saturday at the Church of the Transfiguration at the Monastery of Saint Pishoy in Wady el Natrun, northwest of Cairo.
Security officials took legal procedures against a priest who allowed a mass to be held in violation of the government’s decisions to ban gatherings as part of the coronavirus precautionary measures.
This came during the participation of the ministry's officials in the inauguration of an additional building in the German school in Dokki.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese led on Saturday morning a mass at Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church to mark the entry of the holy family to Egypt.
Halim added that the mass will take place at 12 p.m. and that buses will leave from agreed-upon spots towards the Cathedral in the New Administrative Capital.
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.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark led Sunday.
Mass graves containing at least 400 suspected Islamic State group victims have been found near the former jihadist bastion of Hawija in northern Iraq.
The Islamic State group once drew recruits from near and far with promises of paradise but now bodies of jihadists lie in mass graves or at the mercy
Spain braced for mass street protests Saturday as anger swelled against Catalan leaders' vows to declare their region independent.