Coptic Pope Tawadros II leads Epiphany mass in absence of congregation

MENA , Monday 18 Jan 2021

Pope Tawadros
File Photo: Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros II, head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church. REUTERS

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese will lead the Epiphany mass tonight from the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria.

Church spokesman Father Boules Halim told MENA that the mass will be held without a congregation as part of the preventive measures to fight COVID-19.

He pointed out that only limited number of archbishops, bishops, priests and deacons will attend the mass which will be broadcast on the official Coptic tv channel and the official website of the spokesman for the Coptic church

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