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13 Posts tagged 1/1/11 Bombing

February 4, 2011

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution Condemning New Year's Attack at al-Qideseen Coptic Church

Fr. Moses Samaan

In response to the tragic terrorist attack against Coptic Orthodox Christians at al-Qideseen Church in Alexandria during New Year’s Eve prayers, the United States Senate has passed Senate Resolution 22. According to its sponsor, Senator Robert Menendez …

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January 31, 2011

Three-Day Period of Fasting and Prayer for Egypt

Fr. Moses Samaan

In response to the tragic events in our homeland of Egypt, the Coptic Orthodox bishops of North America have declared January 31-February 2, 2011 as a period of fasting and prayer.During these three days, we are to observe strict abstinence as any Wedn …

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January 11, 2011

Candlelight Vigil on 1/11/11 – "We are One"

Fr. Moses Samaan

On January 11, 2011, parishioners from the Diocese of Los Angeles will participate in a candlelight vigil outside the Los Angeles Federal Building at 17000 Wilshire Boulevard in West Los Angeles from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.From the flyer:This peaceful demons …

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January 10, 2011

Pope Shenouda III Receives Condolences from WCC Delegation

Fr. Moses Samaan

On Saturday, January 8, 2011, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III received the Reverend Dr. Olav Fykse Tvelt, the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), and other visitors from the organization’s Geneva offices to offer personal condolenc …

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January 10, 2011

Russian Orthodox Church Expresses Her Solidarity with the Copts

Fr. Moses Samaan

His Holiness Pope Shenouda III received two warm letters from the His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev, the Chairman of the Department of External Relations within the Russian Orthodox Church expressing the solidarity of the …

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January 7, 2011

Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange Expresses Solidarity with Coptic Christians

Fr. Moses Samaan

His Grace Bishop Serapion received a warm letter from the Roman Catholic Bishop of Orange, the Most Reverend Tod D. Brown, expressing solidarity with Coptic Christians worldwide over the inhuman terrorist attack on the Saints’ Coptic Orthodox Church in …

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January 7, 2011

Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Condemns Alexandria Massacre and Calls for Action

Fr. Moses Samaan

In the latest in a series of acts of solidarity with the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America under the leadership of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip (Saliba) has issued a statement condemning the New …

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January 4, 2011

Syrian Orthodox Patriarch Zakka I Iwas Denounces Alexandria Terrorist Attack

Fr. Moses Samaan

His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for the Syriac Orthodox and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church denounced on Sunday the terrorist attack that targeted a church in Alexandria, resulting in dozens …

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January 4, 2011

National Council of Churches Condemns Alexandria Terrorist Attack along with Islamic and Jewish Leaders

Fr. Moses Samaan

Today, the National Council of Churches (NCC) issued a powerful condemnation of the recent terrorist attack that murdered at least 26 Coptic Orthodox worshippers and injured scores more outside The Saints Church in Alexandria, Egypt.Dr. Michael Kinnamo …

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January 2, 2011

Statement of His Grace Bishop Serapion Concerning the 1/1/11 Alexandria Terrorist Attack

Fr. Moses Samaan

Our beloved children of the ChurchBlessings and peace with you all, Wishing you all a blessed and happy new year.As we are continuing to witness the repercussions of the terrorist attack on the Saints Church of Alexandria, that claimed the life of …

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January 2, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI Urges Christians Worldwide to Remain Strong

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Roman pontiff Pope Benedict XVI urged Christians to remain strong in the face of intolerance and violence in the hours following the senseless and brutal attack on innocent Christians leaving The Saints Coptic Orthodox Church after a Divine Liturgy …

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January 2, 2011

WCC Condemns 1/1/11 Attack on The Saints Church in Alexandria

Fr. Moses Samaan

The World Council of Churches issued a condemnation of the inhuman attack on innocent worshippers in The Saints Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, Egypt in which a bomb was detonated at the conclusion of the New Year’s Divine Liturgy at midnight, ki …

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