Coptic Marriage

Annual Marital Enrichment Seminar – June 7, 2014

The 11th Marital Enrichment Seminar is coming back to St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in Santa Monica on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Participants who come to the seminar expect relevant topics, professional speakers, delicious food, homemade dessert, lively and hilarious entertainment, and a complete and exciting children’s program. The spots fill up fast [...]

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His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka Iwas of Antioch and All East Reposes in the Lord

With a firm hope in the Resurrection of our Savior, the Diocese offers her condolences to our brothers and sisters in the Syriac Orthodox Church for the departure of the Thrice-Blessed Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka Iwas of Antioch and All East. Word of His Holiness’ departure was confirmed by official sources in Germany where he [...]

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Condolences for the Departure of Antiochian Orthodox Metropolitan Philip (Saliba)

With a strong hope in the Resurrection of our Savior, the Diocese offers condolences to our brothers and sisters in the Antiochian Orthodox Church for the departure of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip (Saliba), Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All America. Upon hearing the news, His Grace Bishop Serapion immediately offered condolences to Archbishop [...]

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Second Annual Commemoration of the Departure of the Thrice-Blessed Pope Shenouda III

On Monday, March 17, 2014, the Church celebrates the second annual commemoration of the Thrice-Blessed Pope Shenouda III of blessed memory who departed into eternal joy on March 17, 2012 after shepherding the Church and presiding over Her unprecedented growth for over 40 years. For this reason, every parish of the Diocese will remember his [...]

Egypt's Young Coptic Christians Energized to Fight for Civil Rights – AINA

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Crossmap Egypt’s Young Coptic Christians Energized to Fight for Civil RightsAINAThe group, formed to fight for civil rights, rejects the mostly passive role Christian Copts played before the revolution, when the church’s patriarch served as proxy for the Coptic community in all matters political. It targets younger people — a …Open season on Christians in [...]

Murder of 7 Coptic Egyptians in Libya met with indifference – FRANCE 24

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FRANCE 24 Murder of 7 Coptic Egyptians in Libya met with indifferenceFRANCE 24Seven Egyptian nationals, stone masons by trade and Coptic Christians, were executed Sunday in Benghazi. The city, which was the cradle of the Libyan revolution, is sinking ever deeper into chaos. The crime, which was likely committed for religious …Coptic Christians killed ‘execution style’ [...]