In photos: Pope Tawadros opens Mar Girgis church in Cairo after restoration

Ahram Online , MENA , Saturday 11 Mar 2023

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese inaugurated on Saturday Mar Girgis church in Ain Shams district in Cairo after its restoration.

Pope Tawadros
Pope Tawadros

Pope Tawadros led a mass to mark the opening, which was attended by a host of senior bishops.

The pontiff also ordained two priests within the framework of the ceremony. 

Constructed in 1936, the Mar Girgis Church has been in service for more than 87 years.

Since its inauguration, the Church has been visited by 5 Popes including Pope Tawadros II.


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