His Holiness arrived at the diocese of Port Said for a pastoral visit that is expected to take two days. His Holiness is hosted by H.E. Metropolitan Tadros and was received by bishops and a number of the priests of the diocese, as well as leaders from the government, including the Governor, Major General Adel Al-Ghadhban. This visit is the first of its kind for the Pope of Alexandria to Port Said since the year 1976 in which it had become a separate diocese, led by H.E. Metropolitan Tadros. The following events took place:
+ His Holiness officiated the Laying of the Corner Stone service for the new church of St. Antony & St. Boula
+ His Holiness opened an exhibit for possessions of Pope Shenouda III at St. Mary & Archangel Michael Church
+ His Holiness was received with a great celebration at the diocese headquarters at Port Fuad, in St. Mark ...