Coptic Patriarch extols Kuwait’s religious coexistence
Patriarch of the Egyptian Coptic Catholic Church Ibrahim Isaac said Saturday Kuwait is a state of religious and cultural coexistence. Speaking to reporters upon arrival in Kuwait, the patriarch said Kuwait hosts different communities, including the Egyptian one which enjoys good treatment, commending the humanitarian role of His Highness the Amir who was honored by the UN as “Humanitarian Leader”.
“This honoring reflects Kuwait’s role in different humanitarian fields by helping disaster-hit and homeless people in various continents in line with all heavenly religions in the context of world human fraternity,” he added.
Meanwhile, Patron of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church in Kuwait Anba Angelos Masoud stressed the significance of the patriarch’s visit to Kuwait where the Egyptian community, including Catholic Copts, enjoys an atmosphere of cultural coexistence and religious freedom. He said it is the first-ever visit by the Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church Ibrahim Isaac to the State of Kuwait. During his stay in Kuwait, the patriarch is expected to meet with officials and religious leaders, in addition to Catholic Copts living in this Gulf country. —KUNA