Consecration of Cathedral at Desert Monastery of Mar-Boqtor

01-01-2019 12:53 PM

Mariam Farouq


Sunday, 30 December, Pope Tawadros II consecrated the Cathedral of Anba Antonoius at the Monastery of Mar-Boqtor (St Victor) in the Menoufiya district of Khatatba, some 80km northwest Cairo.

The Pope congratulated the monks for consecration of their new church, wishing them a pure monastic life of giving and brotherly love.

The pope also thanked Fr Angaelos al-Antouny, supervisor of the monastery, for his great efforts exerted in the building the monastery and its utilities, and congratulated him on 68 years of monastic life.

Watani International

1 January 2019

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