Sunday, August 28, 2011

The Repose of His Eminence, Archbishop Dmitri

August 28, 2011 Featured News

DALLAS, TX [OCA] 28/8/2011 His Eminence, the Most Reverend Dmitri, 87, retired Archbishop of Dallas and the Diocese of the South, fell asleep in the Lord at his home here at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, August 28, 2011. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, and many priests and faithful had kept vigil in Dallas during Archbishop Dmitri’s […]

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Turkey Decrees Partial Return of Confiscated Christian, Jewish Property (Update)

August 28, 2011 Featured News

By: Weekly Staff 28/8/2011 ANKARA, Turkey—Turkey’s government is returning hundreds of properties confiscated from the country’s Christian and Jewish minorities over the past 75 years in a gesture to religious groups who complain of discrimination that is also likely to thwart possible court rulings against the country, reported the Associated Press (AP). A government decree […]

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Coptic Church renews calls to investigate Alexandria Church Bombing

August 28, 2011 News

28/08/2011 Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria renewed demands Saturday for authorities to reveal who planned the bombing of the Two Saints Church that left 23 Copts dead on 1 January. Nader Morcos of the Coptic Ecclesiastical Council in Alexandria criticized the slow pace of the investigation and lack of steps taken to compensate […]

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