Pope Tawadros

Pope Tawadros II, Emir of Qatar exchange greetings in Budapest

Mon, 21 Aug 2023 - 10:34 GMT

Sheikh Tamim resides in the same hotel where the Pope stays in Budapest. They met by chance in the reception hall of the hotel.

Egypt’s PM meets Pope Tawadros II to extend Christmas greetings

Fri, 06 Jan 2023 - 11:54 GMT

During their meeting, Madbouly extended his wishes of continuous blessings and health to the pope and Egyptian Christians on this occasion.

Egypt’s Cabinet announces Sunday paid holiday for employees on Christmas

Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 06:33 GMT

The Egyptian Cabinet has announced next Sunday, 8th of January, a paid holiday for employees of the public and private sector to celebrate Christmas instead of Saturday.

Pope Tawadros extends greetings on Eid Al-Adha to Sisi, Azhar grand imam

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 01:16 GMT

Pope Tawadros also greeted Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Minister of Interior Mahmoud Tawfik, Minister of Defense Mohamed Zaki, House of Representatives’ Speaker Hanafi El-Gibali, and Senate Speaker Abdel Wahab Abdel Razek.

Pope Tawadros II says received message from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Easter

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:21 GMT

Pope Tawadros II said during Easter celebration on Saturday that he received a message from Sheikh Muhammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, where he wished joy and peace for all people of the world.

In photos: Pope Tawadros leads Easter Mass in Abbasiya Cathedral amid high presence of Copts

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 10:13 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St. Mark led on Saturday night the Easter Mass in St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbasiya amid high presence of priests and Coptic citizens.

Egypt’s president greets Pope Tawadros, Copts on Easter

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 09:53 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi sent a cable of congratulations to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese and Copts on Easter Sunday.

Egypt’s Celebrates ‘Sham El-Nessim’ April 25, announce 5-day off for Eid Al Fitr

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 01:20 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet announced that Monday, April 25, will be an official paid holiday on the occasion of ‘Sham El-Nessim’ and Sinai Liberation Day.

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church to celebrate Easter, April 24

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 02:40 GMT

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church will celebrate Easter on April 24, which comes after the Holy Week at the end of the 55-day period of Lent.

Pope Tawadros II says Abrahamic Religion 'categorically unacceptable'

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 03:45 GMT

The idea of the Abrahamic Religion is “categorically unacceptable,” Pope Tawadros II told the Egyptian T.V. on Friday.

There is no point in banning Copts from visiting Jerusalem: Pope Tawadros II of Egypt

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 03:26 GMT

There is no point in banning the visits of Copts to Jerusalem at the moment, as such decision has weakened Coptic presence in the holy city, Pope Tawadros II of Egypt aid Friday.

Azhar Grand Imam greets Popes Tawadros, Francis, Archbishop Welby, Patriarch Bartholomew on Christmas

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 01:21 GMT

"My sincere congratulations to my friends; Pope Francis, Pope Tawadros, Archbishop Justin Welby, Patriarch Bartholomew I as well as to all Christians around the world on the occasion of Christmas," El-Tayyeb said in a Facebook post on Thursday.

Memory of the day: NASA launches the MAVEN probe to Mars in 2013

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 01:25 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on November 18.

Pope Tawadros says achievements took place in Egypt over past years qualify it to be named “new republic”

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 02:13 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and patriarch of the See of St. Mark said that the achievements and overall development Egypt has been witnessing nationwide over the past seven years truly qualify it to be named as a "new republic".

10 years of Egyptian Family House, an initiative that gathers top and grassroots followers of Islam and Christianity

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 01:42 GMT

It is impossible for all humans to agree on just one religion, that is why freedom of religion is “one of the most precious human rights,” Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb said at the tenth anniversary of the Egyptian Family House initiative.

‘Freedom of religion’ is one of the most precious human rights, Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayyeb

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 10:29 GMT

Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayyeb stressed Monday that ‘Freedom of religion’ is one of the most precious human rights.

Religions are reason for cooperation not disputes, Pope Tawadros in ‘Egyptian Family House’ 10th anniversary celebration

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 10:10 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark stressed, Monday on the importance of unity between all citizens regarding their region.

Pope Tawadros II leads Great Friday mass at Abbassiya Cathedral

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 10:44 GMT

A number of bishops, besides a limited number of people, had attended the prayer, amid restrictive precautionary measures against the coronavirus pandemic.

Pope Tawadros II urges Egyptians to abide by COVID-19 precautionary measures

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 09:30 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark urged all Egyptians to abide by COVID-19 precautionary measures announced by the government.

Sisi wishes Egyptians merry Christmas over video conference with Pope Tawadros II

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 06:27 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with Pope Tawadros II over a video conference to wish Copts and all Egyptians a merry Christmas, which is celebrated by Orthodox Christians on Jan. 7.