Lucy Awad Photos by Ali al-Dawani
06 Mar 2016 5:04 pm
Anba Antonius, the new Coptic Orthodox Metropolitan of Jerusalem, is now settled in his seat in Jerusalem. He arrived there together with his accompanying delegation of seven Coptic Orthodox Metropolitans who seated him on Saturday 5 March as scheduled. http://en.wataninet.com/coptic-affairs-coptic-affairs/coptic-affairs/new-metropolitan-for-jerusalem/15880/
The new Metropolitan was warmly welcomed according to protocol by officials of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the various Churches in Jerusalem, as well as by the congregation at large. http://en.wataninet.com/coptic-affairs-coptic-affairs/coptic-affairs/jerusalem-welcomes-new-metropolitan/15874/
Sunday morning saw Anba Antonius preside over Holy Mass at the Coptic Orthodox chapel which occupies the part of the Holy Sepulchre where the head of Christ lay.
6 March 2016