His Holiness arrived at the diocese of Port Said

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 Church

+ His Holiness held the Wednesday Meeting out of St. Mark’s Church in Port Fuad, titled “What is the measure of judgement in the Last Day”