Bishop Paul: President Morsi will not attend new Coptic pope's coronation

Friday, November 16, 2012 4:43 PM 
Bishop Tawadros, Egypt’s 118th Coptic pope - Photo from Ahram

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi will not attend the enthronement of the new Coptic pope, announced Bishop Paul, spokesperson of the electoral committee, on Friday at a press conference at the Coptic Cathedral in Abbassyia.

The enthronement of Pope Tawadros, the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, elected on 4 November is to be held on Sunday 18 November at 07:00 am in the Cathedral of Saint Mark in Cairo.
 
On 31 October, Bishop Pachomios stated that President Mohamed Morsi had promised to attend the ceremony "if time permits."

This content is from : El Ahram
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