martedì 23 febbraio 2021

Egypt issues three medallions to commemorate the last three Coptic popes

(ahram online) Egypt’s Coinage Authority announced on Monday that it issued three commemorative medallions to celebrate the lives of the last three popes of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church. According to Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait, "the Coinage Authority is documenting the nation's political, economic, and religious history by crafting designs commemorating the most significant events to preserve the historical identity of Egyptians. “Egypt will continue to be a distinguished example for coexistence between Muslims and Christians,” he said, adding that the latest designs were chosen collaboratively with the Patriarchy and the Coptic Studies Institute. (...)