Pope Tawadros opens int’l conference on Coptic heritage

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese inaugurated the 3rd international conference of Coptic heritage, held at the Coptic Orthodox Culture Center (COCC) at Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassiya district.

The conference is organized by the COCC in cooperation with the Institute of Coptic Studies.

The three-day conference will discuss issues of the Coptic heritage as well as the Coptic and Islamic arts’ influence on the Nubian Christian arts.

The effect of the Coptic arts on Ethiopian arts will also be touched on during the conference.

Source: State Information Service Egypt