His Holiness Pope Tawadros II blessed the East Coast Children Convention #ECCC2017 through video conference call. His Holiness greeted the 400 children and Spoke to them about about this year's retreat theme "I am the temple of God". He mentioned that we are the the "temple of God" in three ways or three "H's" , your Head or mind, your Heart and Your Hands.
His Holiness greeted His Grace Bishop David, Bishop of New York & New England Coptic Orthodox Diocese in the USA and thanked him for all his service. Bishop David thanked His Holiness for taking the time from his busy Schedule to give a lecture to the kids. The kids told His Holiness that they love him and can't wait to see him.