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Pope Tawadros II Visits Cahir Saturday

Pope Tawadros II will visit the historical town of Cahir on Saturday. Tawadros II is the pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church. The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is an Oriental Orthodox Christian church in Egypt, Northeast Africa and the Middle East.

Cahir's St Mina Coptic Church is located on the Priest's Road, Cahir. The Coptic community also have ownership of the Convent of Mercy, Cahir where a special event will be held for the pope on his visit to Cahir.

Pope Tawadros II will meet and great with the Egyptian Ambassador, local councillors, district administrators, Td's and other visitors. He will then go to the church on the convent grounds to meet the awaiting congregation.

His holiness will be entertained by the church's children's choir and after will speak to the gathered congregation.

Pope Tawadros II is making four stops on his tour of Ireland Cork, Dublin , Galway and Cahir .

Bishop Antony, Fr Epiphanious Ava Mina, Fr Kyrillos Hanna, and the committee of St Mina Church look forward to welcoming his holiness on Saturday.