Egypt: Muslim Policeman Murders Two Christians While Guarding Their Church

The murdered Christian father, ‘Imad, and his son, Kamal.

Coptic Solidarity  - Raymond Ibrahim - 17/12/18 A Muslim policeman charged with guarding a Coptic Christian church shot and killed two Christians—a father, 49, and his son, 21—last night in Minya, Egypt. Eyewitnesses say a verbal quarrel had ensued before the officer pulled out his gun and opened fire on the two men. Video footage of the incident shows the killer-cop ...

Prince Stefan baptized by Patriarch Irinej

Church of Serbia - 17/12/18 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia christened young Prince Stefan, the son of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philip and Princess Danica, at the Royal Chapel of St. Andrew the First-Called in the Royal Compound in Dedinje, Belgrade, Serbia. Joining the Patriarch in officiating the christening was His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac ...

Patriarchs of Syriac Churches Meet Austrian Chancellor

AINA - 17/12/18 Vienna (AINA) -- A delegation of three Patriarchs of Churches of Syriac tradition from Syria and Iraq visited the Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Wednesday, December 11. Cardinal Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako from Baghdad, (Chaldean Church of Babylon), Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Karim from Damascus (Syriac Orthodox Church). and Patriarch Ignatius Yousef ...

Assyrian Youth Federation Established in the U.S.

AINA - 17/12/18 (AINA) -- A national organization serving Assyrian youth has been established in the United States. The Assyrian Youth Federation of America will be an umbrella organization for youth organizations in various cities with Assyrian populations, including Boston, Yonkers, Flint, Detroit, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Modesto, San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego. There ...

Installation of His Eminence Mor Severius Malke Mourad as the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Vicar in Brazil

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 17/12/18 On Sunday, December 16, 2018, His Eminence Mor Severius Malke Mourad was installed Patriarchal Vicar in Brazil at St. Mary’s Church in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Delegated by His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, His Eminence Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Apostolic Nuncio to the Evangelical Mission Churches in Brazil, presided over the ...