The gradual reopening decision comes after the decrease of Covid-19 infection cases and deaths as per the daily reports issued by the Ministry of Health over the past two weeks.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese on Wednesday greeted Coptic Catholic Patriarch Ibrahim Ishaq on the occasion of Christmas.
He also inaugurated the altar of the church under the name of Virgin Mary and another altar under the name of Anba Michael.
The Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates on Thursday the day of the Ascension of Jesus, which took place forty days after Easter.
In that occasion, the Pope led a mass in the church.
The murder of Head of St. Macarius Monastery in Wadi El-Natroun, Bishop Epiphanius, was a big shock to the Orthodox Church.
The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for an attack on a church in Russia's Chechnya republic that killed three people
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday signed law No. 25 of 2018 on the establishment of the supreme council for combating terrorism and extremism.
The Ministry of Endowments has strongly condemned the attack in a statement issued earlier Monday.
Few in Russia took it seriously when hardline conservatives began protesting an upcoming biopic about an affair between tsar Nicholas II and a ballerina.