By Egypt Independent –
The Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church held a mass for Christians in Saudi Arabia, for the first time in history.
The Metropolitan of Shubra al-Khaima, Bishop Morcos, paid a visit to the Egyptian Copts residing in Saudi Arabia, for a month that ended with the Divine Liturgy on Christmas Eve, according to the Eastern calendar, on January 7.
The latest edition of Al Keraza Magazine, issued by the Media Center of the Coptic Orthodox Church, said Bishop Mark visited several cities in Riyadh, Jeddah and the eastern region, where masses, attended by a large number of Copts and Eritreans, were held, under the full sponsorship of the Saudi authorities.
A special dinner was organized for the Coptic delegation at the Egyptian embassy in Saudi Arabia, which according to the magazine facilitated the bishop’s visit and facilitated procedures.