It has been a good weekend, spiritually… and as it draws to a close, I want to quickly share this with you:
God, as always, has a plan. He sees the bigger picture – the one we cannot. He knows the future. Resolve: To trust Him… and to grow where He plants…
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
– Prov 3:5-6
OCP News sheds light on the process of electing the next Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. The Church has some 16 million members worldwide.
The media advisor of the Egyptian Evangelical Church clarifies the process of choosing the successor of Pope Shenouda III.
A General Congregation formed of The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church and the General Lay Council of the Church, which are part of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, will elect three runner finalists from several candidates, one of which is to succeed Pope Shenouda III who died on Saturday at the age of 88.
“The names of the three bishops will be written on three papers, and a blindfolded child will randomly pick one of the papers.
According to Ekram Lamei, the media adviser of the Egyptian Evangelical Church, this final step is designed to include “the will of God” to choose the new Pope.