Pope Shenouda postponed returning from Monastery of Saint Bīshūy (Dayr Anbā Bīshūy) in Wādī al-Natrūn that was scheduled in Sunday December 12, 2010.
Pope didn't state the time of his arrival but its expected that it will be before his well-known weekly sermon in Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in al-‘Abbāsiyyah.
Church sources said that the Pope's health is improving; denying his official seclusion, and pointing out his anger from renewing the imprisonment of al-‘Umrāniyyah incident's detainees.
About appointing seven copts in the parliament, church sources said that appointing Jamāl 'As'ad caused resentment because of his well know attack on church. Furthermore, Copt lawyer Mājid Hanā called the choice of appointees is a 'disappointment'.
(Reviewer's Note: News Story was also covered in al-Wafd and al-Usbū')