As the national referendum on the new Constitution of Egypt approaches, the Diocese wishes to inform her children of the following. First, every Coptic Orthodox Christian eligible to participate in the referendum should do so. Our Lord Jesus Christ commanded us to “Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the [...]
The Consulate General of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Los Angeles has just issued the attached Arabic memorandum concerning voter registration for Egyptians living outside of Egypt. Our Diocese strongly encourages all eligible voters to register and make their voices heard in the next elections.
The Diocese, through her parishes, supports the effort to overturn a bill recently passed by the California legislature and signed into law by the Governor. This bill, known as ‘AB 1266′ or the ‘Bathroom Bill,’ opens bathrooms, showers and locker rooms at our public schools to the opposite sex. It creates the right of elementary and secondary [...]
Fellow Graduates and Young Professionals, Join us this October in the beautiful beach town of Oxnard, California for our 11th Annual Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) Convention: Orthodoxy Uncensored: Defining Truth; refining tradition This year, we will be navigating the complexities of the often blurred lines between dogma and culture. Find where you stand (and [...]
The ecumenical Christian organization, Christian Churches Together (CCT), has issued a powerful statement in support of the Copts in wake of the recent unprecedented violence against them in Egypt. The statement reads as follows: Grace and peace be to you, in the name of our Lord and Savior! We write to you as leaders of [...]
The following gallery and video depict the barbaric attack against the venerable St. George Church in Sohag by what the media have called “peaceful protestors.”
Updated with Arabic translation — We follow the current events in our beloved Egypt with lifted hearts praying to our beloved God that He has compassion on the beloved people of Egypt and alleviates the distress of terrorism and terrorists’ attacks.