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Bishop Younan Congratulates The Newly Created Egyptian Council of Churches

altEvangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land – Bishop Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land and current Lutheran World Federation President sent his congratulations to the newly formed Egyptian Council of Churches. 

”Now as you begin a new chapter in your living martyria to the Gospel as a united Council of Churches, please know that the people of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land give thanks for your work and witness in Egypt and beyond,” said Bishop Younan in his letter addressed to the heads of the Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Greek Orthodox, and Anglican churches.

For the first time in the history of Egyptian Christianity, on Monday, February 18th, the heads of all Egyptian Churches have united to form the Egyptian Council of Churches. Bishop Younan emphasized his and his church’s good wishes and support of the council: “Please know that the people of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land give thanks for your work and witness in Egypt and beyond.”

To read the full letter, click here (PDF).
 

2016-10-24T07:22:22+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Categories: News|