Al-Qa’ida Desecrates Church in Syria

30/10/13 Tel Abyaḍ, Syria (AINA) -- Recently in the town of Tel Abyaḍ, where there is a small Christian community, the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS: al-Qa'ida) desecrated the local church. This was confirmed by a reliable ISIS source on Twitter: "ISIS: Raqqa: breaking of the cross raised over the church of Independence in Tel Abyaḍ ...

Father Shenouda’s wise words about tragic death of Eritrean refugees

October 2013 The tragedy which occurred off the island of Lampedusa, in which hundreds of Eritrea and Somalian refugees were killed in a shipwreck, took place on 3 October, while Abbas Seraphim was on pilgrimage in Turkey and without proper access to current news. This meant that he did not learn the full scale of the ...