Pope Tawadros II

Pope Tawadros leads Easter Mass in St. Marck’s cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassiya

Sat, 04 May 2024 - 03:54 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria and the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, will lead the Holy Resurrection (Easter) Mass tonight at St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbassiya, Cairo.

In Pics: Pope Tawadros leads Good Friday mass prayers

Fri, 03 May 2024 - 03:44 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St Mark Diocese led the Good Friday mass at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo's Abbasiya district, attended by a host of bishops and priests.

Pope Tawadros II greets Al Azhar Grand Imam on Eid al Fitr

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 02:32 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and St. Mark Diocese greeted on Monday Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el Tayyeb on the occasion of Eid al Fitr.

Pope Tawadros II to lead Easter Mass on May 5

Thu, 28 Mar 2024 - 02:49 GMT

The celebration will be attended by several ministers, senior officials, statesmen, representatives of the President of the Republic, Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, as well as members of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Egypt follows up on probe into killing of three Egyptian monks at South Africa monastery

Wed, 13 Mar 2024 - 11:26 GMT

Egypt is monitoring the progress of investigations into the mysterious killing of three Egyptian monks inside a monastery east of Pretoria, the South African capital.

Pope Tawadros: Egypt addressing Palestinian crisis with wisdom; Joint religious committee will call for peace

Sun, 07 Jan 2024 - 11:12 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, the Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said Egypt is utilizing its historical weight and pioneering regional position to deal with the Palestinian cause with wisdom and precision.

Pope Tawadros II leads Christmas Mass at new capital’s Cathedral, prays for Palestinians

Sat, 06 Jan 2024 - 09:49 GMT

He said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s visit to the cathedral every year to congratulate Egyptians for Christmas represents a high-value.

Sisi to US Senators: Ceasefire in Gaza is a must

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 02:53 GMT

During the meeting, which was also attended by Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, President El-Sisi said that it is necessary to reach a deal on the exchange of detainees and hostages, and concert international efforts to find a just and comprehensive solution for the Palestinian struggle to establish an independent state, according to a statement from the Egyptian Presidency.

Pope Tawadros II to Gazans: Our hearts go out to you

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 02:43 GMT

His Holiness added: “We hope that this crisis will end; the wounds will be healed; Gaza will be reconstructed, and health and beautiful life will return."

In photos: Egypt’s PM visits Orthodox Cathedral to greet Pope Tawadros II on Christmas

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 12:16 GMT

Madbouli made a visit to the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbasiya on Thursday to meet with the pope ahead of Christmas.

Al-Azhar, Egyptian churches to form joint committee in the face of Israeli aggression

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 01:47 GMT

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Pope Tawadros II, the Head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, have agreed on establishing a joint committee that acts in one voice against the Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip.

Popo Tawadros: Israeli bombing of Gaza hospital "crime beyond imagination"

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 10:03 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese has vehemently denounced the ongoing killings and destruction in Occupied Palestinian Territories.

PM, Pope Tawadros II greet president Sisi on Eid Al Adha

Mon, 26 Jun 2023 - 09:06 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al Sisi received on Monday cables from Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese to greet him on Eid al-Adha.

Pope Tawadros II prays for the Nile

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 12:02 GMT

Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, prayed for blessing the Nile waters this morning after performing the mass commemorating the entry of the Holy family of Jesus Christ to Egypt.

Pope Tawadros II invites Pope Francis to re-visit Egypt

Mon, 29 May 2023 - 09:18 GMT

He said that his visit was successful, noting that belongings of Coptic Christians who were killed in Libya were to dedicate to the Church of Rome. During his visit, Pope Tawadros II conducted medical checks in Austria, adding that were reassuring.

Pope Tawadros II gives speech at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City

Wed, 10 May 2023 - 02:12 GMT

The Coptic Orthodox leader recalled his last visit to St Peter’s Square, ten years ago.

Pope Tawadros II: Number of Copts 15 million in Egypt

Sat, 29 Apr 2023 - 09:16 GMT

“We are in Egypt approximately 105 million Egyptians, of whom 15 million are Copts, and [there is] about 2 million Copts live abroad in about 100 countries,” he said in a meeting with reporters at the new administrative headquarters of the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbassyia.

Egypt's Pope Tawadros II leads Easter Mass at Cathedral of Abbassyia

Sat, 15 Apr 2023 - 09:13 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi sent a greeting cable to Pope Tawadros II on the occasion of Easter, Extra News reported.

Pope Tawadros II discharged from hospital after recovering from severe stress

Sun, 08 Jan 2023 - 12:22 GMT

The pontiff had been admitted to hospital after suffering severe stress during Christmas Mass at the Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ on Friday.

Pope Tawadros leads Christmas mass at Cathedral of Nativity of Christ

Fri, 06 Jan 2023 - 05:59 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese led on Friday the Christmas mass at the Cathedral of the Nativity of Christ in the New Administrative Capital with the participation of a number of bishops, priests and monks.