Coptic Papal Consecration (Snaps& Report)

        18/11/2012 - Associated Press The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church was enthroned on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony lasting nearly four hours, attended by the nation's Muslim prime minister and a host of Cabinet ministers and politicians. Pope Tawadros II, 60, was elected Nov. 4, but the official enthronement ceremony was held Sunday at the ...

Final List of Coptic Papal Candidates Announced(Updated)

John Anton Cairo Special Correspondent OCP News Service 29/10/2012 The Coptic Patriarchate has announced the list of final three candidates for the Papal Throne of The Alexandrian See of St. Mark. They are: 1- Bishop Anba Tawadros General Auxiliary Bishop, Serves with H.E. Metropolitan Pakhomious in the Diocese of El Beheira) 2- Father Rafaael Avva Mina (Monk Priest from St. Mina’s Monastery, ...

Coptic Papal Election: Voting Details & Predictions (Updated With Pics)

John Anton Cairo Special Correspondent OCP News Service 29/10/2012 Cairo: Eighty Five  Bishops/ Metropolitan's participated in the  voting process.Bishop Anba Armia was the last Bishop to vote & seven Bishops did not  vote namely Bishop Takla , Bishop Amonios , Bishop Mettias  Bishop Serabion , Bishop Paules , Bishop Pephnotios  and Metropolitan Mikhaael. A total of 2311 had cast their votes ...

Coptic Papal Elections Moving in full swing

John Anton Cairo Special Correspondent OCP News Service 29/10/2012 Cairo: Some 2412 Coptic voters are today casting their ballots in the grounds of St Mark’s cathedral at Anba Rweiss in Abassiya, Cairo. Apart from Cairo, voters hail from all the other parishes throughout Egypt. In many parishes, parishioners have banded together and arranged for coaches to carry them to Cairo. Voters ...

Coptic Papal Election in Progress

John Anton Cairo Special Correspondent OCP News Service Voters have expressed their happiness  about the arrangements made at St Anba Rewis Cathedral . The church also broadcasted a lecture by  the late Pope Shenouda before the voting began. The Papal election is given high national & international media coverage. The delegation from Jerusalem have made their presence at the Cathedral ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Delegation Arrives in Cairo to attend Coptic Papal Election (Exclusive)

John Anton Cairo Special Correspondent OCP News Service - Exclusive 29/10/2012 The Ethiopian Orthodox Church delegation of five Archbishops have already arrived in Cairo to take part in the Coptic Papal elections Monday 29th October 2012. The Five of the Archbishops of the Ethiopian Church are Anba Matthias - Jerusalem, Anba Ashiaa - Malakaly, Anba Gabriel - Sydama South of ...