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Conference on modern-day monasticism

Michael Victor

15 Jan 2013 9:34 pm

Pope Tawadros II spent three days at Anba Bishoi monastery in the Western Desert where a conference was held to discuss issues of modern-day monasticism

Pope Tawadros II spent three days at Anba Bishoi monastery in the Western Desert where a conference was held to discuss issues of modern-day monasticism. 
Participating in the conference were all the abbots of the Coptic Orthodox monasteries in Egypt, as well as a number of monks. Service and conditions at monasteries over Egypt, as well as many Coptic monasteries the world over, were probed. Today there are Coptic monasteries in the US, Europe, and Australia. 
PopeTawadros II took orders in 1988 at Anba Bishoi monastery, and was vested with the schema, the highest rank of monasticism, also at Anba Bishoi’s one week before he was enthroned last November as the 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark. 
Watani International
14 January 2013


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