H. H. Pope Shenouda III Consecrates Our Coptic Orthodox Churches in Brazil & Bolivia - February 2006


El-Keraza Magazine Articles about this Historic Trip - Friday, March 3, 2006

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H. H. Pope Shenouda and the Coptic Orthodox delegation, in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the Consecration of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church of Sao Paulo, prior to the WCC Assembly.

Arab ambassadors host a lunch for His Holiness in Sao Paulo.

Egyptian Ambassador to Brazil at banquet in honor of His Holiness and the Consecration of St. Mark's.

St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church of Sao Paulo.

The iconostasis of St. Mark's in Sao Paulo.

The altar at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church of Sao Paulo.

H. H. Pope Shenouda on the throne at the Consecration of St. Mark's in Sao Paulo.

H. H. Pope Shenouda III at the throne as H. E. Metropolitan Bishoy participates in the Prayers of Consecration.

His Holiness and the bishops consecrate the Altar with the Holy Myron.

H. E. Metropolitan Bishoy consecrates the icons on the top of the iconostasis with the Holy Myron.
H. E. Metropolitan Tarasios of Buenos Aires and South America (Ecumenical Patriarchate) presents a silver censer to His Holiness Pope Shenouda III.
His Holiness presents a Coptic icon of Christ the Good Shepherd to Met. Tarasios.
Fr. Mikhail E. Mikhail at the Consecration. 

 
A view of the congregation of our church in Brazil.

Press conference upon arrival at Santa Cruz, Fr. Youssef of our church in Bolivia, the Governor of Santa Cruz, His Holiness, the Ambassador of Egypt to Bolivia, and the Vatican Ambassador to Boliva (Papal Nuncio).

H. H. greeting Bolivian dignitaries upon arrival in Santa Cruz.
A festive Bolivian welcome for His Holiness at the airport.
Folkloric reception for H. H. in Bolivia.

Fr. Mikhail E. Mikhail with members of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Bolivia dressed in their traditional garb.
H. H. consecrates the baptistry with the Holy Myron in our church in Bolivia.
H. H. consecrates the altar with the Holy Myron - Bolivia.
H. E. the Papal Nuncio to Bolivia (ambassador of the Vatican) and H. E. the Ambassador of Egypt to Bolivia.
H. H. receives greetings from Cardinal Sandoval of Bolivia.

 


 

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