The ministry and mission of the diocese find their focus in a region of crucial importance and global interest. Countries within the diocese include Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti. In the years since the EDA was formed this vast diocese has seen significant growth and transformation from what was essentially a “foreign” church towards a more truly indigenous church. Today’s “Anglican/Episcopal” church is growing numerically and providing its own leadership, plus embracing and humbly reflecting its origins in the story of the early Church. The recent forming of Episcopal areas has allowed healthy focus on different mission and ministry approaches in vastly different contexts.
The diocese remains conscious, however, of belonging to the wider communion and is especially grateful for the spiritual fellowship and material support which assists the diocese's continuing growth. Through charities such as the EDA, the diocese gains help in increasing its capacity for training future leaders to serve the needs of the people within its several parts, in spiritual life, health and education provision and in many kinds of welfare which proclaim the love of God.
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Christmas Eve in the Largest Cathedral in the Middle East
Pope Tawedrous II and President Sisi shake hands, inaugurating the new Cathedral.(Photo: EPA)
On 6 January, I participated in a truly historic << read full article >>
Last week, The Secretary-General of Middle-East Council of Churches, Dr. Tharia Bashallany, visits Bishop Mouneer H. Anis, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egypt and North Africa with the Horn << read full article >>
Bishop Mouneer and Madame Nancy recently returned from an “Accompaniment Program” with the Bishops of Sudan and their wives. It was truly “a time of great encouragement.”
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On Tuesday November 20, the Anglican clergy of the Diocese of Egypt, along with the Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, and the Roman Orthodox clergy; took part in the Church Council << read full article >>
On Sunday, 9 December, we celebrated the opening of a brand-new nursing school building in Menouf! This beautiful building will allow for expanded educational opportunities for nurses-in-training at Harpur Memorial << read full article >>
Dr. Amgad Amir, New Graduate!
Dr. Nayer Naiem, New Graduate!
On Sunday, 9 December, Dr. Nayer Naiem and Dr. Amgad Amir graduated from the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS) residency << read full article >>
Bishop Mouneer and the Diocese of Egypt recently hosted a remarkable inter-faith dialogue event in our All Saints Garden Conference Center.
The Roundtable, with Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Prime Minister << read full article >>
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