The Archbishop congratulates the Copts: Let the joy of the birth of Christ lift the clouds of anxiety and disease
Dr. Mouneer Hanna, Archbishop of Province of Alexandria, congratulated His Holiness Pope Tawadros II and the masses of Egyptian Copts on the glorious Christmas, whose prayers are presided over by the Pope this evening, Wednesday.
In a statement issued by the Episcopal/Anglican Church today, Hanna said: We wish His Holiness Pope Tawadros and the Egyptian Coptic Church a happy holiday in which the joy of the birth of Christ removes the clouds of anxiety and fear that the world experienced due to the Corona pandemic.
The Archbishop of the Episcopal/Anglican Church wished Pope Tawadros to continue his reform efforts that he leads the Egyptian Church, adding: May God lead us in the procession of victory at all times in our ecclesiastical mission and our duty towards our homeland Egypt
It is worth mentioning that the Province of Alexandria for the Episcopal/Anglican Church is the 41st region of this church around the world, and it includes under its presidency 10 countries in Egypt and North Africa, and is under the presidency of the Archbishop of Canterbury and belongs to the Episcopal/Anglican Church Union in the world.
In Egypt, the Episcopal/Anglican Church was established in 1815 and the first Episcopal/Anglican Church was founded in Alexandria in 1839 when it was given a plot of land in Alexandria’s Manshia square to establish the Episcopal/Anglican Church of St. Mark by Mohamed Ali Pasha the Ruler of Egypt at this time.