Dr. Samy Fawzy, Archbishop of the Episcopal/ Anglican Church for Egypt, prayed at Christmas Mass, saying: We pray that God grant us peace.
And he continued in the homily: I offer a special thanks to all the policemen who made a great effort to celebrate safely
The Archbishop repeated: We pray for Egypt. We have lived through building giant projects. The state is experiencing a tremendous renaissance at all levels. Let us raise our prayers to heaven for that.
The Archbishop thanked President Sisi and the Egyptian government, which is leading a boom in prosperity and embracing huge achievements. The Archbishop thanked Dr. Muhammad Abu Zaid al-Amir, representing the Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Major General Yasser Abdel-Maboud, deputy minister of the interior and representative of the President of the Republic, Muhammad Abd al-Alim, representative of the Free Egyptians Party, and Hani Gaballah, representative of the Bible Society.