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The pastor of the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Giza distributes the Mawlid sweets after Friday prayers.
Reverend Michel Milad, the pastor of the Good Shepherd Episcopal/Anglican Church in Giza, distributed the Mawlid al-Nabawi sweets to worshipers leaving Friday prayers in a mosque next to his church
Pastor Michel said in a statement issued by the Episcopal/Anglican Church today: I wanted to congratulate the Muslim brothers on the anniversary of the Prophet’s birthday to emphasize the love and brotherhood relations between us.
He added: We live in love and affection together and distributing sweets is nothing but congratulations from us to our neighbors on the anniversary of the celebration of the birth of the Prophet of Islam, and the worshipers received sweets with welcome and great joy.
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.