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The Coptic Orthodox Church

The Copts as the successors of the ancient Egyptians are defined as the modern sons of the Pharaohs. They played an essential role in the whole Christian world, especially during the first five centuries.  The Coptic Orthodox Church is the church which was founded by St. Mark the Evangelist, just a few years after the resurrection of Jesus Christ…

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H.H. Pope Tawadros II

His Holiness Pope Tawadros II is the 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was born in the name of “Wagih Subhi Baqi Sulyaman” on November 4th, 1952 in the city of Mansoura, Egypt.  His father was an Irrigation Engineer and his family moved around during his childhood from Mansoura to Sohag and then to Damanhour.

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St. Mark, The Apostle

St. Mark was a native of the North Africa county of Libya. He was born in the city of Cyrene in Pentapolis, The western part of Libya, west of the border of Egypt. St. Mark was born of Jewish parents three years after the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. His original name was John and his surname was Mark : “And when he (Peter) came to himself

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