Egypt Appoints New Coptic Pope

Bishop Tawadros has been elected as Egypt's new Coptic Christian pope, replacing the late Shenouda III.

The late Shenouda III of Alexandria, the former Coptic pope.

  • Egypt:   New Coptic Pope Appointed

    Aswat Masriya, 4 November 2012

    Several Egyptian politicians, officials and public figures welcomed on Sunday the appointment of Bishop Tawadros as the new Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Read more »

  • Egypt:   Church Names New Coptic Pope

    Egypt Online, 4 November 2012

    Bishop Tawadros has become Egypt's 118th Coptic pope after his name was picked from a box by a blindfolded child during Sunday's altar lottery at St Mark's Cathedral in Abbasiya,… Read more »

  • Egypt:   Hot Files Await New Pope - Copts

    Aswat Masriya, 2 November 2012

    The opinions of a number of Coptic leading figures and intellectuals varied about the chief issues and files that await the new Pope who will be chosen through an altar lottery on… Read more »

  • Egypt:   Late Pope Shenouda Wins Austria's Cardinal Koenig Prize

    Egypt Online, 31 October 2012

    Late Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese copped the 2012 Cardinal Koenig Prize - which is bestowed on prominent Church figures in the world. Read more »


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