Pope Tawadros II inaugurates Coptic church in Vienna

Sama Osama , Saturday 26 Oct 2019

Vienna Church
Pope Tawadros II inaugurates the Church of St. Demiana and Martyr Abanoub in the Austrian capital Vienna (Photo by Coptic Orthodox Church Spokesperson)

Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, inaugurated on Saturday the Church of St Demiana and Martyr Abanoub in the Austrian capital Vienna.

The church is located in the 21st district of Vienna.

The inauguration came during the Pope's pastoral visits to the dioceses of St Mark in Europe.

On Wednesday, Pope Tawadros met with the Egyptian Ambassador to Austria Amr Amer.

The Pope started his European tour on 9 October by visiting the French capital where he met with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace in Paris.

The Pope inaugurated another Coptic church, Saint Mary and Mar Youhanna Church, in Antwerp, Belgium, on 17 October.

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