In the framework of cooperation between the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center and Bishopric of Youth, a celebration entitled “Our Patriarchs”, was held on the occasion of the fifth memorial of late Pope Shenouda III.
HG Anba Ermia, General Bishop and head of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center said that we are celebrating the 5th memorial of the beautiful memory of our father, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, who taught this generation and many generations.
He and St. Pope Kyrillos VI door were open to the people, open day and night, meeting with people and answering their problems.
HG Anba Ermia expressed his gratitude to his eminence Anba Moussa, Bishop of youth, which he considers his teacher and learned from him a lot for organizing this wonderful festive with youth” His Eminence also thanked all attendees including bishops, statesmen and public figures.
Anba Ermia pointed out that this festive is for the fifth memorial of late Pope Shenouda III, and therefore His Holiness Pope Tawadros II headed the Mass at St. Bishoy monastery in Wadi Natrun and promoted 38 priests to Qamsiyah.
His eminence said that people wonder why the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center (Pope Shenouda – wisdom and compassion) award was not granted for this year, His Eminence replied that it has been postponed in solidarity with the abode and Al-Botrosya martyrs.
At the end of his speech his grace said that late Pope Shenouda III was loved by everyone and was nicknamed with many titles, including (the Dean of the Patriarchs of the East) and (Pope of Arabs) and other titles, which he merited due to what he gave to his homeland and church that words are not enough to narrate.