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Global Coptic Day Featured In Dozens of Media Outlets

Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 16, 2019 — The media coverage around Global Coptic Day began several days before June 1st and continued well after. In addition to television interviews and reports, many English and Arabic news publications featured Global Coptic Day in their print and online editions.

Nader Anise Makes a Presentation on Global Coptic Day at the St. Stephen’s Retreat Center

Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 27, 2019 — During the dual diocese priests’ meeting with the clergy from the Southern U.S. Diocese and the Los Angeles Diocese held at the St. Stephen’s Retreat Center in Titusville, Florida, Nader Anise spoke at length about Global Coptic Day. During his talk, Anise presented the objectives and detail of the celebration. He also fielded numerous questions from the clergy. After he concluded, he shot some videos of the bishops and priests endorsing the day. In addition to over 100  priests of both dioceses in attendance, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, His Grace Bishop Youssef, His Grace Bishop Suriel, His Grace Bishop  Arsani (from the Netherlands), His Grace Bishop Abraham, His Grace Bishop Kyrillos, His Grace Bishop Basil, and His Grace Gregory were also present.

Nader Anise Speaks About Global Coptic Day During New Bishop Celebration

Fort Lauderdale, FL, December 9, 2018 — At the welcome celebration for His Grace Bishop Basil, new Auxiliary Bishop for the Southern United States Diocese, Nader Anise gave a talk about the newly formed Global Coptic Day. The inaugural annual day will take place on June 1, 2019. In the presence of five bishops and nearly 30 priests at St. Reweis Coptic Orthodox Church, Anise provided key details about how the special day can be celebrated in order to impact Copts and non-Copts worldwide.The event aired live on the Coptic network, CYC.

His Grace Bishop Youssef And Coptic Chamber Founder Nader Anise Present His Holiness Pope Tawadros II With Icon

Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 26, 2018 — Global Coptic Day Co-Founders, His Grace Bishop Youssef and Nader Anise, presented an icon of the Holy Family’s Flight into Egypt to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II yesterday. The joyful occasion took place at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Abbasiyya, Cairo, after the ordination of five new bishops. The icon is symbolic of the first ever Global Coptic Day to be celebrated on June 1, 2019. It is the same day on which the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the feast of our Lord Jesus Christ’s entry into Egypt (with St. Mary and St. Joseph the Carpenter). Created by Egyptian iconographer Osama Moris, the icon was graciously accepted by His Holiness and admired by him for its beauty and for being Egyptian made.

Nader Anise Meets Privately with His Holiness Pope Tawadros II And Members Of The Holy Synod

Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 20, 2018 — Coptic Chamber head, Nader Anise, conducted meetings today with Coptic Orthodox Church leaders to discuss the establishment of Global Coptic Day for the Coptic Orthodox Church. In the Papal Meeting Hall (Logos), Anise made a one-hour presentation on all aspects of Global Coptic Day to numerous members of the Holy Synod who, thereafter, offered their resounding support. Shortly thereafter, Anise met privately with His Holiness Pope Tawadros II who lauded the idea, blessed it and enthusiastically said to move ahead. The first ever Global Coptic Day will take place on June 1, 2019.