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

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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 (D-New Jersey), the resolution “condemns the New Year’s Day attack; calls on Mubarak to identify, locate, and prosecute […]

Three-Day Period of Fasting and Prayer for Egypt

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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 Wednesday or Friday. In addition, many churches will offer the celebration of […]

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

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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 demonstration is in response to the violence that has occurred against our brothers and […]

Pope Shenouda III Receives Condolences from WCC Delegation

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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 condolences in response to the New Year’s Eve terrorist attack on the Saints’ Coptic Orthodox Church in […]

Russian Orthodox Church Expresses Her Solidarity with the Copts

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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 latter with Copts worldwide after the heinous New Year’s Eve terrorist attack at the Saints’ Church in Alexandria that […]

Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange Expresses Solidarity with Coptic Christians

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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 Alexandria, Egypt on January 1, 2011. His Grace Bishop Brown communicated to the Coptic community the […]

Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Condemns Alexandria Massacre and Calls for Action

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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 Year’s day terrorist attack on the Saints’ Church in Alexandria, Egypt, which left at least 25 […]

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

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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 Kinnamon, the General Secretary of the NCC, said, “The perpetrators of this outrage are apparently so blinded by hatred […]

Car Bomb Kills at Least 21 Outside Alexandria Church

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With great sadness, news of the most recent sectarian violence against Coptic Christians reached the Diocese of Los Angeles this evening. At least seven people when a car bomb exploded outside St. Mark and St. Peter the Seal of Martyrs Coptic Church in Sidi Beshr, Alexandria. The explosion of the car bomb coincided with the […]

 
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